Tag - Fall 2018

Unbridled Style

Story and styling by Blackbook Lifestyle Photos by Ashley Fraser Autumn is fashion’s favourite season. A juxtaposition of contrasting shades, organic textures and opulent styles. As the cooler air breezes in, layers...

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Beauty From Behind The Lens Escape Into Wonderment

Photographer’s National Geographic book captures Quebec’s glorious, lesser-known spaces. By Paul Gessell Timing was crucial. Mathieu Dupuis had only minutes to capture the perfect shot. He was standing on a bridge not far from where the 322-kilometre-long Lièvre River flows into the Ottawa just...

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Happy Place – Gezellig

Each of Ottawa’s neighbourhoods has its charms. Lucky Westboro; it has Gezellig. And Stephen Beckta. The acclaimed restaurateur lives in the hood, so when he decided to open an eatery close to home in 2012, undoubtedly area foodies were thrilled. After all, the food-scene luminary is behind Beckta...

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Much to Love in Morocco

Mind-boggling choice of pretty places to stay, savour and explore Story and photos by Hattie Klotz Morocco, it seems, is having a moment. Since visiting in late February, I receive at least one email, occasionally two, weekly from friends and acquaintances who are shortly headed east. They’re all...

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Five Diamond Experience In The Caribbean

Grand Velas Riviera Maya By George Coyle When it’s time for sun and sand, I want a luxurious tropical vacation with amenities and services that are second to none. After all, time away is at a premium so the experience should be spectacular. As I discovered earlier this year, Grand Velas Riviera...

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Out With the Old

Earlier this year, the Richard Robinson Academy of Fashion Design awarded the distinction of Designer of the Year to Joseph Puzon. LUXE was part of the judging panel this spring. In this excerpt, Puzon explains the meaning behind his designs and what gives him inspiration to achieve the best.

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Off Road, by Nature

When Ottawa photographer Miv Fournier set off on an overlanding adventure in Utah and Arizona, he was well prepared. He had done his research.

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Normandy’s Bespoke Experience

Situated in the beautiful rolling countryside of the Auge region, Le Domaine d’Ablon Estate is a short train ride from the cosmopolitan lifestyle of glamorous Paris.

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Proudly Canadian

Koyman Gallery, celebrating its 50th anniversary,  is the largest art emporium in the country By Paul Gessell Photography by Bruno Schlumberger Terry Koyman’s face lights up like a kid at Christmas as he describes the “joy” in the room when a customer falls in love with a painting and buys it...

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