In the first of a new series of benchmark reports, Monocle puts the UK’s latest convenience store concept through its paces. Can Waitrose’s new baby live up to the standards of Japan’s kings of convenience?
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.
We get off to a flying start on two wheels this month before easing into a convivial mood with some handmade games. That’s accompanied by a global drinks cabinet and the sound of smartly designed Danish audio.
Shopping trips to Marunouchi usually leave us laden with bags and gasping for refreshment. We now have a new venue to rest our weary heads – or at least imbibe a reviving cocktail. Glowing like a lantern, the new Peninsula…
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.