In keeping with the label’s minimalist aesthetic, Byredo’s latest offering – a lily-of-the-valley dominated scent – evokes a fantasy garden but is neither precious nor pretentious
Jun 15, 2013
New York filmmaker is suing to make classic birthday refrain available in the public domain
Jun 14, 2013
The yellow people that populate LEGO’s land of coloured plastic building bricks are not as cheery as they used to be, according to a recent study.
Jun 12, 2013
Style expert Amy Verner steers clear of potentially offensive patterns. But, if you must, she says
Jun 08, 2013
Perhaps the most surprising detail to emerge from the news, which the couple revealed to a reporter after an evening at a ballet in the Kremlin was that the Russian president has been married for 29 years to a woman we rarely see
Jun 07, 2013
A major restaurant union and group of lawmakers in France have joined together to propose a new measure that would ban dining establishments from labeling themselves “restaurants” if they misrepresent microwaveable food as quality cuisine.
Jun 05, 2013
I have the same gene mutation Angelina Jolie has. Do I opt for surgery or take a wait-and-see approach?
Jun 02, 2013
A recent study suggests people who favour bondage, discipline, sadism and masochism feel less neurotic and more secure in a relationship than those who prefer ‘vanilla’ sexual practices
May 31, 2013
A little kettle that appears on a big billboard on the 405 freeway near Culver City has put JCPenney in hot water because some people detect a resemblance to Adolf Hitler.
May 29, 2013
Fashion expert Amy Verner recommends a printed jean, black-and-white striped top and colourful
May 25, 2013
Amy joined the Globe and Mail as the paper's style reporter in March, 2007.
Amy joined the Globe and Mail as the paper's style reporter in March, 2007. She writes regularly on fashion, fitness and fragrance in addition to exploring design, food and social trends. In her time at the Globe, she has profiled a wide range of personalities, from Valentino to Christopher Plummer, Aretha Franklin to Wyclef Jean. She has covered the Toronto International Film Festival extensively and frequently live blogs for the paper on all things pop culture.