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DAVID GRAVER

David Graver

CHAMPAGNE POMMERY
POMMERY
LOUIS
CHAMPAGNE
SPARKLING WINE
SHORT FILMS
COCKTAILS
LOUIS POMMERY
Champagne Pommery's "Louis Meets Poppy"
Maison Pommery's played an innovative role in the Champagne market since 1874—when Madame Pommery (wife of then deceased founder Louis Pommery) invented Brut Champagne. In more recent years, Pommery's graced guests of the estate with exemplary...
REMY MARTIN
COGNAC
FRANCE
ALCOHOL
SPIRITS
EAU DE VIE
GRAPES
FARMING
WINE
FORTIFIED WINES
Behind the Profile of Rémy Martin Cognac
With cognac consumption on the rise around the world—including key markets like the US and China—an exhausted image of snifters in the hands of grandparents has been shed. Many consumers look to celebrities for recommendations. Some may even look back...
ZAHA HADID
ZAHA HADID DESIGN
COVE
KITCHENS
APPLIANCES
BOFFI
COVE by Zaha Hadid Design for Boffi
Even a quick glimpse at the late Dame Zaha Hadid's COVE kitchen for Boffi reveals the signature stylings of the acclaimed architect. The freestanding unit's smooth geometry makes reference to the curvilinear design of the MAXXI Museum of Art in...
PHOTOGRAPHERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
MICHAEL HOERNER
ILEGAL MEZCAL
NEW YORK CITY
EXHIBITIONS
ILEGAL PRIDE
GAY PRIDE
PRIDE PARADE
LGBTQ
Photographer Michael Hoerner's "Ilegal Pride" Exhibition
No image may ever be able to capture the complete sensations of NYC Pride—the ferociousness, liberated joy and unbounded togetherness—but photographer Michael Hoerner certainly comes close. In a series of vibrant images, punctuated by a large-scale...
TEQUILA
CLASE AZUL
REPOSADO
ROBB VICES
ROBB REPORT
LIMITED EDITIONS
GIFT BOXES
BOXES
Robb Vices' Clase Azul Tequila
Some days it feels as if we are only at the dawn of tequila's golden age—from a growing global appreciation to avid collectors and an ever-developing roster of super-premium products unlike any other. A new 20th anniversary Clase Azul tequila joins...
AIX-EN-PROVENCE
AIX
SOUTH OF FRANCE
FRANCE
MARSEILLE
WORD OF MOUTH
ART MUSEUMS
HOTELS
RESTAURANTS
FESTIVAL DAIX
CEZANNE
Word of Mouth: Aix-en-Provence
A mention of the south of France often conjures visions of Slim Aarons-style grandeur, neatly positioned umbrellas stretching along strips of beach and perhaps a yacht or two. And yet, 30 minutes north of Marseilles (and easily accessible by an inexpensive...
WATCHES
WATCH DESIGN
NYFW
NYFWM
TODD SNYDER
TIMEX
CITIZEN
G SHOCK
CASIO
PATEK PHILIPPE
THE ART OF WATCHES GRAND EXHIBITION NEW YORK
SUN XUN
TIME SPY
AUDEMARS PIGUET
Watches of New York Fashion Week: Men's
With another fashion week passing through New York—this time dedicated to men—the city's cultural consciousness briefly shifted to runway shows and presentations. Dozens of menswear brands and designers unveiled their SS18 looks and from Raf Simons...
NICHOLAS ELLIOTT
N-P-ELLIOTT
INTERSECTIONALITY
CLOTHES
CLOTHING
NYFW
NYFWM
FASHION
MENS CLOTHING
MENSWEAR
N-p-Elliott's "Intersection" Collection at New York Fashion Week: Men's
When Nicholas P Elliott launched his namesake label in 2013, striking the balance between the avant-garde and accessible made for a propellant mission. Over the last four years, the N-p-Elliott brand's grown in acclaim, maintained a commitment...
JASON M PETERSON
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPHERS
BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY
OVERTHROW BOXING
NYC
BOXING
BOXING CLUBS
OVERTHROW
PHOTO SERIES
Photographer Jason M Peterson + Overthrow Boxing
As a sport of force, stamina and speed, boxing delivers many impassioned moments that aren't easily captured in all their glory. Photographer Jason M Peterson—Creative Chairman of North America at Havas and an acclaimed Instagrammer who just crossed...
OPERA
SOUTH OF FRANCE
AIX EN PROVENCE
MARSEILLE
MUSIC FESTIVALS
FESTIVALS
CARMEN
PINOCCHIO
DON GIOVANNI
BAROQUE MUSIC
Festival International d'Art Lyrique d'Aix-en-Provence
Festival International d'Art Lyrique d'Aix-en-Provence, or Festival d'Aix, isn't your average collection of acts in the already crowded festival season. Though, in its 69th year, it's certainly not new. Set in various theaters (one of which is outdoors...
CAPYAC
KD KINETIC
NEW MUSIC
PREMIERES
NUDISCO
TECHNO
DANCE MUSIC
MUSIC VIDEOS
Premiere: "Bubblegum" by CAPYAC feat. KD Kinetic
For every empty electronic track out there doing little more than moving bodies on a dance floor, one's like "Bubblegum" exists for those paying closer attention—for people who want to dance but know if they tune in a bit more, something of value...
FOURTH OF JULY
JULY FOURTH
COCKTAILS
DRINKS
MIXED DRINKS
SEASONAL DRINKS
DON PAPA RUM
FRUIT
RUM
GIN
BOTANIST GIN
Celebratory, Fresh Fourth of July Cocktails
With such creativity dedicated to the world of cocktail-making, it's become easy to focus on a particular style or type of ingredient. With Fourth of July drinks frequently dominated by novelty items and colorful synthetic materials, we thought we...
BOURBON
KNOB CREEK
FRED KNOE
BOOKER KNOE
JIM BEAM
WHISKEY
SMALL BATCH BOURBON
BARREL STRENGTH
KENTUCKY
Knob Creek 25th Anniversary Bourbon
Swirling in the overwhelming vastness of the whiskey world, Knob Creek's been a liquid of exceptional merit since Booker Noe, sixth-generation family member to be the Master Distiller of Jim Beam, decided to put it out there 25 years ago. Today...
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPHERS
BEAUTIFUL BOY
EXHIBITIONS
CLAMPART
GENDER
GENDER IDENTITY
LISSA RIVERA
NYC
Lissa Rivera's "Beautiful Boy" Exhibition at ClampArt
We exist in a time when conversation around gender identity slowly shifts into greater public consciousness. In no way has this been adequate enough to protect those who remain isolated or in danger, but some progress has occurred. And while every...
ASLINA WINES
SUO WINES
WINES
SOUTH AFRICAN WINES
NTSIKI BIYELA
WINEMAKERS
STELLEKAYA
WINE FOR THE WORLD
MIKA BULMASH
HELEN KEPLINGER
Ntsiki Biyela Launches Aslina Wines
Remarkable stories seem to follow Ntsiki Biyela, South Africa's first black woman winemaker. Perhaps that's because she's earned them—through hard work, dedication, a preternatural understanding of wines and an impressive four-wine release from her...
SILA
WOMENS WATCHES
WATCHES
WATCH DESIGN
WRISTWATCHES
PARIS
FRANCE
KICKSTARTER
SILA's Stylish, Affordable Women's Watches
Straps are an important design element of the newly launched SILA watch collection, debuting on Kickstarter today. In fact, SILA—which stands for "Sorry I'm Late Again"—has 23 strap options. Three metal jewelry chain colors (silver, gold and rose...
COCKTAILS
MIXED DRINKS
ST-GERMAIN
TEQUILA
WHISKY
WHISKEY
RUM
PUBLIC HOTEL
NYC
BROOKLYN
SUMMER COCKTAILS
Six Expectation-Defying Summer Cocktails
Cocktails, much like characters, extend from archetypes. It's variations on the tried and true (and familiar) that primarily populate even the most innovative mixed drinks menus. Only once in a blue moon does a cocktail defy this logic and extend from...
HODINKEE
WATCHES
WATCH DESIGN
WRISTWATCHES
TAG HEUER
CARRERA
MECHANICAL WATCHES
AUTOMATIC WATCHES
CHRONOS
CHRONOGRAPHS
HODINKEE + TAG Heuer Limited Edition Chronograph Wristwatch
Leave it to the team at HODINKEE to find a vintage timepiece—of which only 20 known examples exist—and bring it to life with contemporary flair and relevance. The "Skipperera," reference 7754, debuted in 1967—a Tag Heuer commission following...
WAVE WALK
DAVID KING REUBEN
PADDLE8
SOTHEBYS
AUCTIONS
PROJECT 0
LA MER
DUSTIN YELLIN
TALI LENOX
ART AUCTIONS
Paddle8 + Sotheby's La Mer Wave Walk
For a month now, 50 works by 50 different artists—hailing from various artistic backgrounds—have been scattered throughout the iconic streets and important edifices of NYC. In the form of a circular wave (or, in the case of Julian Schnabel's contribution...
NORDIC FOOD LAB
EATING INSECTS
INSECTS
PHAIDON
BOOKS
COOK BOOKS
SNACKY TUNES
PODCASTS
JOSHUA EVANS
ROBERTO FLORE
MICHAEL BOM FROST
Phaidon's "On Eating Insects" Guide + Matching Snacky Tunes' Playlist
Centuries of civilizations have relied on insects for sustenance or flavor. And yet, the gourmet-driven resurgence of critter consumption is a relatively new Western phenomenon. Phaidon's recently published "On Eating Insects: Essays, Stories and Recipes...
FAILE
CALIFORNIA
VENICE BEACH
PUBLIC ART
OUTDOOR ART
RANCHO V
ROCCO GARDNER
TILES
BEACH CULTURE
FAILE's Large-Scale Venice Beach Installation
741 California Ave in Venice Beach isn't your average city corner. Here, Brooklyn art duo FAILE have installed, by hand, 16,000 custom tiles inspired by the city's iconography. It stretches across the home of Rancho V's Rocco Gardner, occupying a facade...
ONU
PERFORMANCE WEAR
APPAREL
CLOTHING
COLUMBIA
NORTH SAILS
SUNSPEL
PANTS
SHORTS
SHIRTS
POLOS
T SHIRTS
Stylish Summer Performance Wear In All Blue Hues
As the season's higher temperatures set upon parts of the world, a wardrobe change isn't just for style, it's to incorporate technical advancements. Not everyone is an athlete, but in summer everything from boardwalk runs to tennis matches and late...
HERMES
SCARVES
THE BATTERY CONSERVANCY
ACCESSORIES
THE BATTERY NEW YORK SCARF
MANHATTAN
THE BATTERY
SILK
NYC
Hermès' Limited Edition "The Battery New York" Scarf
A decade ago Hermès opened the doors to a retail location on Broad Street in lower Manhattan initiating a commercial return to a neighborhood in recovery. Only steps away, the Battery—a 25-acre park that now sees seven million visitors a year—was...
TV BABY
MUSIC VIDEOS
NEW MUSIC
MATT MCAULEY
BRIAN PECK
THE RAPTURE
ARE WEAPONS
PREMIERES
STEPHANIE CERINI
Premiere: TV Baby's "Beware the Holy Whore"
As a nun dances across the rainbow-painted Salvation Mountain in TV Baby's brand new music video for their track "Beware The Holy Whore," directed by Stephanie Cerini, the song provides a gyration-worthy soundtrack to the surrealist visuals. The...
NEW MUSIC
MUSIC VIDEOS
KAI LANDRE
SPAIN
BARCELONA
SOCIAL MEDIA
TONI PONIX
ELECTRONIC MUSIC
Premiere: Kai Landre's "The 1st Kiss"
Social media plays a role in so many real-life love stories—sometimes to the detriment of those in the relationship. Some individuals document every moment, building a digital trail of emotion-saturated moments, some of which must be purged upon...
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