Objects of Desire
From artisanal soda to the world’s best-fitting T-shirt, these are a few of our favourite things
1 An eco-friendly hydrofoil electric “sports car” for the water just sped onto the automotive scene. Like a machine torn from a futuristic film, the Quadrofoil is an imaginative take on the personal watercraft.
2 Mulberry sprung ahead with its SS15 collection, using an inventive mix of metallics and neutrals, and honeycomb-inspired patterns that are as sweet as the real thing.
3 Winter’s never been so bright: a diamond masterpiece from renowned Montreal-based jeweler Maison Birks adds a touch of sparkle and light to even the darkest days.
4 Coffee takes you to the next level, and the Impressa F8 TFT from Jura takes coffee to the next level. New and made in Canada, this next-generation espresso machine promises ease and great taste for the first-class coffee lover. www.qc.jura.com
5 One hundred per cent cashmere is always a good idea. This Medieval Animal Cashmere Shawl from Holland and Holland depicts a classic medieval design that, twined with ultimate softness, makes a statement piece for winter.
6 Net-A-Porter Premier is the online shopper’s dream: a truly VIP experience, it offers ease and luxury from the moment you click “order” to the second your package arrives.
7Guns Clothing claims to create the world’s best-fitting shirts, and we’re convinced. Inspired by the raw masculinity of ’80s and ’90s action heroes, these tees focus on fit, not frills.
8Before you retire your holiday cheer, pay a visit to Brown’s Hotel in London, where British luggage company Globe-Trotter has crafted festive decorations that will leave a lasting impression.
9Your body is a temple, so adorn it like a kingdom. Menswear label Kingdom makes this happen with its dapper collection for the cooler months, complete with historic silhouettes in mod hues and textures.
10At just over a year old, Montreal’s super-hip, high-end tonic company 3/4 Oz. Tonic Maison just launched its newest syrup product, Kola Artisanal. Prepare to sip in ultimate style.
11In memoriam of Montreal photographer Jane Heller, who lost her battle with cancer in early 2014, the souk@sat exhibition featured inventive creations and raised funds for the artist’s 10-year-old daughter.