‘Reigning Men’ at LACMA

Commune Design sets the scene for an extensive new menswear-through-history exhibition in Los Angeles

Currently at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), rain pours down inside and men fill the galleries. On the first floor of BCAM, Random International’s Rain Room continues its global frenzy and naturally become one of LA’s most popular Instagrammable experiences. On the second floor of this Renzo Piano-designed building, images of the male experience rule the conversation in every direction. To the …

Exploring Dom Pérignon P2 1998 at Joshua Tree

Why the prestige brand's vintage felt at home in the desert

While Dom Pérignon‘s Chef de Cave (in essence, cellar master and winemaker) Richard Geoffroy admittedly loves California, that isn’t the reason why the brand hosted a series of tastings for Dom Pérignon’s P2 1998 there. This past week, Geoffroy guided us through the brand’s luxuriant Second Plénitude vintage in Joshua Tree National Park and at two Mid-Century Modern homes in and around Palm Springs, California. …

Montreal’s Freshly Renovated Le Méridien Versailles

The hotel's new look balances the glitzy with the retro

By Chadner Navarro Understanding Le Meridien’s place in the hospitality world is not always easy. It’s not a luxury hotel in the same vein as Four Seasons and Aman, but it’s not a straight-forward business chain like the Conrad either. It’s in the variety of in-house programming that sets Le Meridien apart since Starwood spearheaded a project to refine and redefine its hotels, leading to …