Integral Style


At the beautiful and lush Aquatopia Conservatory, we showcase eco-conscious brands that share a vision for a sustainable future. Luxurious, high performance eco- and cruelty-conscious cosmetics are also featured, in keeping with the theme of sustainability. Those beauty brands include Fitglow, Sappho, Saint, Axiology, Ilia, Hynt, Kjaer Weiss and Gressa Skin. 

Bold and Beautiful

Architectural designer Houry Avedissian’s fresh, daring custom home projects are turning this city on its head

Acadian Caviar Roe Fit for Royalty

When the shiny black pearls burst in my mouth as I pressed them onto my palate, I could taste their addictive salty, buttery flavour. It was then that I knew I was hooked on caviar.



A journey to remote Clayoquot Wilderness Resort on Vancouver Island is the ultimate luxury experience 


Lap of Luxury

Barbados offers old-world distinction and all the amenities imaginable. By Mary Ann Simpkins I stop, astonished at the sight of St. Nicholas Abbey: a Jacobean- style mansion. With its Tudor arches, ornate multi-curved gables and decorative casement windows, the sugar plantation’s great house is an incongruous sight in the secluded hills of Barbados. A British

Summer Reading at its Best

If you hate to be seaside, lakeside, poolside or anything-side without a book in hand, you’ve landed in the right place. Summer is a great time to catch up on reading, when the days are longer and the weather is perfect for lounging around with a new title. These options offer plenty of notions to


By Melody Iafelice Scrumptious Oils – Body Scrubs Scrubbed, moisturized, delectably scented and glistening skin from one jar? This is the busy gal’s answer to multi-tasking body care. Vegan and gluten-free, this gentle scrub is made in small batches with organic ingredients. All you need is to choose Himalayan salt or organic cane sugar granules

Making Your Dream Home a Reality

By Bryan Thaw, LL.B.,LL.M You have watched hours of Fixer Upper and Property Brothers and are now ready to apply that knowledge to create your dream home. But, are you ready to take the plunge? Whether you are upgrading your existing home or building your dream home from scratch, you should always be prepared for

Opulent Moveable Feast

Forgo the traditional picnic in favour of the ultimate and luxurious outdoor meal Written and styled by Hattie Klotz Photography by Ashley Fraser You can sit on the ground, of course. But, it’s not an obligatory part of the experience. There are no rules for a picnic, and that’s part of the appeal. It’s simply

Friendship by Design

Cloud Nine Soars Above Written, produced and styled by Henrietta Southam Photos by Marc Fowler, Metropolis Studio This light-filled slice of heaven is a testament to the fruit that lies in wait for those who bravely walk through their darkest days with the faith that their silver lining is somewhere on the near horizon. How