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Spring Ski Gear
From breathable jackets to easily removed pants, everything you need when hitting the slopes during the warmer months
by Katharine Erwin
This week the equinox occurred, meaning—for the Northern Hemisphere—spring ski touring is right around the corner. Having comfortable no-fuss gear is key for an enjoyable trip during the warmer months. Like with all outdoor sports, it's best to...
CULTURE
Fondazione Prada, Milan
Complete with a bar designed by Wes Anderson, the arts complex is a beauty to behold
by Paolo Ferrarini
With over 100 years of history, Prada has long been respected for originality and subtle contradictions—and finding a visually striking balance between dichotomies is what makes the fashion house unique. Milan's Fondazione Prada complex maintains the...
TRAVEL
Game of Thrones and Westworld Travel Adventures with Black Tomato
Explore the locations behind the TV shows, or embark on other new adventure itineraries to Greenland, the Faroe Islands and the Congo
by David Graver
For some, travel is a calculated obsession, satiated by a ticking of boxes that represent a location and the accompanying desire. For others, that's not enough. Travel requires reaching the ends of the earth and going beyond the realm of normalcy...
DESIGN
Interview: Ma Yansong, Founder MAD Architects
Discussing perspective, nature and function in the wake of the PHAIDON book focused on the company's designs
by CH Contributor
by Alessandro De Toni When Westerners think about Chinese architecture, we oftentimes have two images in mind: old, grand pagodas settled on the top of a hill or titanic mega-projects breaking global records. Understanding the essence of Chinese...
STYLE
New American Menswear and Accessories at The Ensign
A hub for upscale items, designed and produced in the USA
by David Graver
With an eye on numerous factors that make fashion both wearable and desirable—striking images and editorials, forward thinking designers, ease of purchase, a defined identity—The Ensign has become an important new online shopping destination. The...
TRAVEL
Word of Mouth: Basel, Switzerland
Food, drink, art and more in the center of cultural fairs and trade shows
by David Graver
Basel, Switzerland doesn't draw the traditional tourists for Swiss outdoor sports or the après-ski lifestyle. In fact, a large influx of internationals can be tied to the fairs, conferences and trade shows taking place in the city's epic Messeplatz...
LISTEN UP
ListenUp
Summer vibes by Weezer, a smooth tune by Mabel, sad farewell to Joni Sledge and more in our weekly musical round-up
by CH Editors
Flying Mojito Bros: Rodeo Cósmico Mix Get your lava lamp out and enjoy this trippy, psychedelic mix from DJ outfit the Flying Mojito Bros (aka producer/musician Ben Chetwood and DJ Jack Sellen). Aptly named "Rodeo Cósmico," this '70s-influenced, spaced...
LINK ABOUT IT
Link About It: This Week's Picks
Britain's first female tattoo artist, Gaymojis, how your dog might be a liar and more in our look around the web
by CH Editors
1. Underrepresented Voices on Show at Zinister Zine Fair Opening today at the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance, as part of the BAAD! Ass Women 2017 festival, the Zinister Zine Fair focuses on self-published works by people of color and/or those...
DESIGN
Bvlgari's New Manifattura
Europe's most significant jewelry workshop opens its doors
by CH Studio
We spent two days at Bvlgari’s new state-of-the-art Manifattura—the most significant jewelry making workshop in Europe—located between Milan and Turin in Valenza, one of Italy’s largest and most historical gold-making capitals. On a property once owned...
TECH
Montblanc's Google-Powered Summit Smartwatch
Android Wear 2.0 custom designed inside the luxury brand's 1858 collection case
by David Graver
The wearable technology boom began with many pieces foregoing traditional watch design aesthetics. Since, however, Samsung and Apple (and many more tech companies) have adopted attributes belonging to horological language, hoping to lure in the traditional...
FOOD + DRINK
Six Next-Level Hot Toddy Recipes
From a flaming Hot Spice Grog to a Yuzu Toddy Cocktail and more to warm things up
by David Graver
While we can't (scientifically) attest to the famed Hot Toddy being a cold remedy, we can stand behind its warm deliciousness. Traditionally composed of whisky, hot water, honey and lemon (or spices), this simple hot cocktail has been around for a...
FOOD + DRINK
Bushmills' Red Bush Irish Whiskey
A new bourbon-like expression just in time for St Patrick's Day
by David Graver
As we've noted for years now, the state of Irish whiskey remains strong. Typically lighter and sweeter than its Scottish peers, Irish whiskey's an easy entry point to the brown spirits world, but allows for plenty of room to investigate nuance...
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