Byron Hawes

A Damn. Coronation

Has there ever been a mainstream rapper more difficult to parse than Kendrick Lamar? More complicated; obfuscatory; excoriatingly honest; conflicted? Kendric... More...

8 Destinations To Travel To in 2017

The New York Times just did their annual '52 places to go' list. And guess what? Canada came out on top. Not Squamish, or Calgary, or Toronto, all of which have been on the list over the last few years, but Canada. The whole country. They recommend a... More...

The Basel Conundrum

Photo by Zach Slootsky 'Why does anyone go to Miami? Ass, and the emerging contemporary art scene.' So said Alec Baldwin's iconic 30 Rock character, Jack Donaghy. Well, for at least one week of the year, aesthetics carnal are thrown over in favour ... More...

Is Vogue losing at its own game?

If you're anything like me, your social feeds and most frequented media have been awash in Fashion Week coverage for the past few weeks. Nothing new there, and there's been plenty of interesting things to keep up with. Anthony Vacarello's first Sa... More...

Blame Canada: LVMH Where You At?

I know plenty of SH readers aren’t Canadian, so I apologize in advance for the Toronto-centric (or Canada-centric) theme of this discussion, but broader themes do exist, I promise. A week or two ago I went to a fashion event called Match Made in HEL... More...

Luxury: Is It Really Worth It?

Apple just announced that they will sell the Hermès straps separately, as of later this month, at a drastically reduced price. This will drop the lowest price of an ‘Hermès Apple Watch’ to $639USD (around half of what it was previously). Which, inevi... More...

The Kanye Principle

Do we even talk about anything but Kanye West anymore? Despite the barrage of news of late. The loss of King Bowie. Of Severus Snape. Of his real world Death E... More...