LA BELLE ÉPOQUE
Forget survival: You’re going to luxuriate in this snowy season, starting with a sophisticated cocktail dreamed up by Wendy McGuinness of Vancouver’s Chambar restaurant. Adapted from the recipe that won her the 2014 Grey Goose Pour Masters crown, this elegant concoction is equal parts spice from orange peel and sweetness from elderflower. “It’s crisp, clean and really approachable,” says McGuinness. “The perfect cocktail to greet guests with.”
Picture those ubiquitous chat noir posters and you have the era in French history that La Belle Époque refers to—when the absinthe flowed freely, Paris cancanned with prosperity and the First World
War was unthought of. DRINK UP May your (Baccarat hand-c
Slip into something soft, drapey and blush-hued.
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When blizzards force
you couch-ward, snuggle in style. Pottery Barn Chunky Cable Throw with Fur Trim ($206, potterybarn.ca)
WatchBelle. Listen to Belle &
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