Four Seasons Magazine 

A New Season

Here in Issue 1 of a new year at Four Seasons Magazine, we’ve taken the opportunity to freshen things up with a new look and feel.


Essentials


True Blue

These beautiful rings sing with blue sapphires paired with white diamonds.

Confident Couture

Special occasion dressing, says Marchesa designer Georgina Chapman, is about owning your look.

» Web Exclusive: View a gallery of glamorous Marchesa gowns from recent ready-to-wear and bridal collections.

Mama Mia

Put a little suede in your step with pumps from Isa Tapia.

Pretty in Pale

Try neutral hues of pink and beige for your fingertips.

Picky Picky

Follow these easy steps to prep a crustacean for a tasty crab salad.

Lap Luxury

Shield your iPad in style.

Shopping Sydney

Our shopping expert guides you to three waterfront districts awash in unique boutiques, local labels and high-quality handicrafts.

Tread Lightly

Step into athletic footwear that toes the line.

Road Thrill

Hit the hills and the flats on Colnago’s ultimate road bike.

Bitters and Twisted

Top-shelf botanical infusions add character to cocktails.

» Web Exclusive: Build a better drink by making your own bitters.

» Web Exclusive: Try these recipes for three bitters-infused cocktails that are delicious and easy to make.

(Butter)Fly on the Wall

Go big at home with this wall covering by Damien Hirst.


Visions


Rolls-Royce ushers in a new age in jet engines, the sartorial expertise of Dolce & Gabbana and inside the workshop of metalcraft master Juan Carlos Pallarols.


Opinions

How to Become a Polar Explorer

Arctic adventurer Ben Saunders shares how a little confidence can take you a long way.

Printing the Future

Tech expert Amber Mac explains why 3-D printing will transform the way we create and consume.

Change in China

Editor Wang Hui tells how a new generation of women is driving cultural change in modern China.

Best in Glass

Author Geoff Dyer says don’t spoil a great drink with the wrong receptacle.


Fashion

Graphic Designers

Black and white are the shades of the season, with designers showcasing boldly graphic creations that evoke the 1960s. Despite the nod to mod, the current looks feel completely fresh thanks to of-the-moment materials, innovative techniques and creative silhouettes.


Portfolio

Bird Land

Adam H. Graham is a birdwatcher and proud of it, especially when he finds himself in Thailand’s Doi Inthanon in search of rarities such as the Ashy-throated Leaf Warbler and the Green-tailed Sunbird.

Blue Frontier

The ocean represents 99 percent of the living space on the planet, yet we know next to nothing about it. David Baker investigates privately funded explorations by James Cameron, Richard Branson and other explorers.

Beijing Noodles

In China, noodles are a 2,000-year-old tradition. Follow Jen Lin-Liu to Beijing on her mission to taste the city’s best bowls.

Art & Commerce

Some of the world’s biggest luxury brands are commissioning and exhibiting contemporary works of art. Claire Wrathall looks into the benefits for brands, artists and the public.


News & Destinations

Ground Keepers

Four Seasons gardens are perfect for walks and peaceful moments. Discover what makes these spaces unique.

Water World

Architect Pierre-Jean Picart discusses the design of over-water bungalows at Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora.

Concierge Recommends

Four Seasons Concierges from Maui, Costa Rica, Lisbon, Mauritius and Koh Samui suggest itineraries filled with exploration and discovery.

» Web Exclusive: A day of adventure in the great outdoors awaits in Costa Rica.

» Web Exclusive: Experience surfing, sailing, sensory exploration and other surprises in Lisbon.

» Web Exclusive: Cycle, sail and picnic on this island of Mauritius.

» Web Exclusive: Experience the local flavour of Koh Samui by land or by water.

Play Date

Vancouver fits the bill as a family-friendly city, offering a range of adventures sure to create lasting memories.

A Cut Above

Steak is a culinary star, especially with Four Seasons chefs giving it a fresh twist.

» Web Exclusive: Make steak and tasty side dishes at home with exclusive recipes from Four Seasons chefs.

Quick Takes

Taste native foods in Sydney, learn about ocean life in the Seychelles, make wine in Carmelo, and discover other new experiences.


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