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Monocle preview: October issue, 2019
Monocle had to spend an age in front of the wardrobe making outfit decisions for this latest issue – after all, an autumn fashion special isn’t something you can just throw together at the last minute. We also find out who owns the weather, pull up a pew with Nicola Sturgeon and preview a season of cultural delights.
Swiss spectacle: Fête des Vignerons
We clink glasses with winemakers at a once-in-a-generation festival in the otherwise tame town of Vevey. Fête des Vignerons is a parade of Swiss viticulture wisdom complete with cows, costumes and carousing.
Monocle preview: September issue, 2019
How do you work? Yes, we know you put the hours in and have all the best ideas – but do you really need to work in that office? Is that commute strictly necessary? Could you be achieving more in fewer hours? Our latest issue will help you to answer those questions and a lot more besides. Job done.Available now at The Monocle Shop.
Greece’s second city is defiantly bouncing back from the economic crisis and welcoming an increasingly international crowd. We meet the brave residents who set up shop in the tough times and are now finding success – as well as offering reasons to be hopeful about the country’s future.
From social media to mass surveillance, we know that we are losing the ability to be private, to have lives for us and our children that are off-grid. But we can regain some control. This is how.
Holidays should be the time of year when everything is allowed but we do have some gentle recommendations for both hoteliers and holidaymakers to take note of.
The neighbourhood-building power of retail shouldn’t be underestimated. We go on an inspiring global tour with the shopkeepers, designers and business owners who know a thing or two about physical retail.
Madrid: The Monocle Quality of Life Conference
We gathered together a peerless group of thinkers, entrepreneurs, reporters and makers for our fifth annual conference. It was a unique mix of debate, dinner and hospitality; we look back at some of the moments that made our sunny 2019 edition such a success.
Chicago: The Monocle Travel Guide
The once-gritty meatpacking neighbourhood of Fulton Market is now Chicago’s top culinary hotspot. To celebrate the launch of our latest travel guide, Monocle Films samples some of its many delights.Available now at The Monocle Shop.
Monocle preview: The Drinking & Dining Directory 2019
This is the second serving of our tasty annual and, once again, it’s full of delectable photography and tempting reports. Not least among them is our 2019 Restaurant Awards, which focuses on 50 venues that our editors and correspondents have dined at and delighted in. Get your fill of that – and plenty more nourishing features – by picking up a copy today.
Most liveable city, 2019: Zürich
From the revived Le Corbusier Pavilion to a slick airport extension, we take lessons in living better from this year’s winning city.
Quality of Life Survey: top 25 cities, 2019
What makes cities tick: security, nightlife, infrastructure? Join us on a round-the-world trip of places that we’d like to call home.
Monocle preview: July/August issue, 2019
If the sun is shining and there’s an ice bucket next to your lounger, it must be time for our Quality of Life Survey; find out which cities are up, down, in and out as part of our top 25. We’ve also got a rundown of riverside retreats, a special listing of cultural pursuits and advice on being a good citizen. Be sure to find room in your beach bag for the July/August issue.Available now at The Monocle Shop
Off-the-grid fashion retail
We walk the extra mile to meet shopkeepers who’ve gone off the beaten track to give their customers a different experience.
Venice Biennale: art of nationhood
In the second report from this year’s Venice Biennale, we head to the national pavilions to meet the artists and curators who are raising their countries’ profiles on the world stage.