Four Seasons Magazine 

Wonderful World

Come away with us to explore the wonder of places that awe, of objects that intrigue and of people who inspire. Here, you’ll find jetpacks and superyachts, enticing and far-flung destinations, and a host of remarkable human experiences.


ESSENTIALS


Shopping Thailand

Old or new? It’s up to you. Explore the best of modern Thai design in Bangkok and traditional craftsmanship in Chiang Mai.

» Where to Shop in Chiang Mai

Winter Garden

No need to wait for spring: Freshen your style with a necklace that blossoms with hundreds of gorgeous gemstones.

Check These Boxes

Making the rounds this party season? Don’t haul a carryall. Lighten up with a small-but-mighty statement bag decked out in dazzling accents.

Singular Beauty

You can search the world over, but there’s only one place to find each of the unexpected natural ingredients singled out by these beauty enhancers.

Ice Picks

With sheer crystalline sparkle and tones of milky white or glacial blue, our top jewellery choices this season are cool beauties fit for a snow queen.

Inspiration Tokyo

Our globally minded stylist creates an Asian-influenced look to make your own.

Editor Obsessions

The talk of our office this season? Wish-list-worthy jewellery from in-demand designers, and ways to dress for—or wear—your favourite destinations.

The Art of Altuzarra

Fashion wunderkind Joseph Altuzarra is barely out of his twenties but already knows what women—of all ages—want.

» Web Exclusive: View a gallery of looks from the designer’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection.

Raising the Bar

From roasting to milling to moulding, a new breed of chocolate maker is spreading its beans-to-bar philosophy and spotlighting the beans’ diverse flavours.

Champagne Every Day

Don’t just save it for New Year’s Eve or other “occasions.” Resolve to drink more Champagne. It’s the perfect dinner companion, no matter the menu.

Animal House

For man’s best friend, only the best will do. Luckily, this modern pet furniture will please even the pickiest pups.

Gifts that Give Back

Picking the perfect present, or perhaps a little something for yourself? These choice—and charitable—gifts will make an impact long after they’re unwrapped.

Business Made Better

The Plan B project aims to usher in the next phase of corporate social responsibility: companies that truly prioritize people and planet along with profit.

Toying With Design

Batteries not included—and not necessary: These engaging toys are sure to spark young imaginations for years to come.

Foot Steps

A pair of snowshoes—and knowing how to use them correctly—will have you walking in a winter wonderland.

Jacket of All Trades

Modern men: Fend off cold, rain and bulk as you trek to the mountaintop—or stride from car to office—sporting one or both elements of your new coat.

Slam-Dunk Style

The latest roster of men’s high-design high-tops spiffs up basketball court comfort for more fashionable wear.

Aerodynamic Appeal

Classic luggage design meets aviation-inspired style to create a riveting replacement for the boring basic case.

Rocket Man

Ever dreamed you could fly? Get your head out of the clouds—your sleek new jetpack awaits, ready to take you to infinity and beyond.

VISIONS


Go behind the scenes for an insider’s look at Gausse’s glovemaking tradition, the handcrafted creation of Farrow & Ball wallpaper and the intricate craftsmanship behind Perini Navi yachts.

OPINIONS


Time to be Happy

After 10 years of searching, Stefan Sagmeister says he’s found the key to happiness: 12.5 percent time off.

Driven

Bradford Parkinson, the inventor of GPS technology, shares where he thinks it will take us next.

Let it Snow

Alpine and Arctic ecologist Jim Halfpenny explains why winter is not only beautiful, but necessary.

Freethinking

Debra Kaye argues that the most imaginative ideas rarely come from the conference room.

FASHION


Just Add Diamonds

The season’s sharpest menswear-inspired looks, with their clean lines and crisp tailoring, create the perfect counterpoint for a profusion of feminine jewellery. In our interpretation, fashions from the likes of Salvatore Ferragamo, Jil Sander, Helmut Lang, Calvin Klein and Rochas borrow from the boys, while diamonds from names including Graff, Piaget, de Grisogono, Fabergé and De Beers add ladylike illumination. Model Michelle shows how to master the mix.

FEATURES


The World of Pearls

Claire Wrathall offers a well-rounded exploration of the most organic and intriguing of all gems.

» Web Exclusive: See modern pearl jewellery from top designers.

The Moment

Some of the world’s most interesting people share the moments that have awed them most.

Miami Redesign

Gaspar Gonzalez explores how Miami’s Design District is revitalizing the city’s urban core.

The New Now

Stuart Husband reveals the trends and innovations that are poised to start shaping our lives in 2014.

News, Destinations & Experiences


Around the World By Private Jet

A travel photographer and a Concierge share a look at their Four Seasons private jet journey.

Movie Magic

Go behind the scenes in Mumbai—India’s exuberant filmmaking capital.

Table for Two

The gem of Florence is the setting for an unparalleled dinner date.

Powder Play

The thrill of a lifetime awaits on Whistler’s back-country slopes.

Concierge Recommends

Concierges in five destinations describe awe-inspiring moments they’ve helped create for guests.

By the Numbers

The latest Four Seasons openings and other hotel news are your passport to new experiences.

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