At Monocle, Saturday nights have trumped Fridays for a good old-fashioned, informal knees-up at home with friends, good food, a great media line-up and enough grog to send your guests on their merry way.
Portugal’s second city has great architecture and good food but it’s the escapes along the coast that give it its quality of life credentials. Pack your trunks, tote and Sisley spray and head for the boardwalks.
With a dream team of a Swiss R&D department, an Italian manufacturer and a professional skier to test the clothes, Mover produces high-quality, technical garments made for the slopes. Monocle pays a visit to its HQ.
Sometimes it takes just one retailer to unite an entire neighbourhood and restore a sense of old-fashioned community between residents and other shop owners, restaurateurs and civil servants. We’ve found 10 doing just that…