In the late 1970s in New York City there was a street kid artist named Jean-Michel Basquiat. A Brooklyn born kid of Haitian descent, this street kid was a talented artist who expressed himself through graffiti and tagging subway cars, warehouse doors, pieces of wood found on the street–anywhere on anything. His artwork commented on the over-hyped, over-commercialized world that served the few at the expense of the many and he would sign his work “SAMO” followed by a copyright symbol.
Whether you’re celebrating the Oscars this weekend with a party, or just curling up in front of the television, Iceberg Vodka has a few drink suggestions that will help you bring some class to the affair, all in the name of this year’s Best Actress nominees.
How better to celebrate the one and only Robbie Burns, and all things Scottish, than with a dram of scotch and a little haggis? You really don’t need an excuse to enjoy a little scotch, but Robbie Burns Day is a great opportunity, and when a sample bottle of Laphroaig Single Malt Scotch arrived recently, it seemed like haggis was a necessary accessory for the special occasion.
Celebrate the end of the year, or the start of the New Year, with a few spirit, wines, and alcohol suggestions that serve up perfectly with food, treats, or just about any event you have in mind. Suggested spirits include: Canadian Club Chairman’s Select 100% Rye, Knob Creek Straight Kentucky Bourbon, Carnivor Cabernet Sauvignon, Iceberg Chocolate Mint Vodka, and JJ McWilliam Shiraz Cabernet.
Crown Royal is celebrating their 75th anniversary with a special limited edition blend that elevates the classic Canadian whisky with specially selected stocks, and extra emphasis from their Coffey rye that has always helped define the flavour of the iconic spirit. Dubbed Crown Royal Monarch 75th Anniversary Blend, the whisky had a special launch event in Toronto where Joanna Scandella, Crown Royal’s Master Blender, spoke about the limited edition that was launched just in time for the holidays.
In our latest holiday gift guide, here are 10 suggestions for premium luxe gifts for the stylish man in your life who likes the finer things: great audio, whisky, espresso, and more. Featuring: Samsung, Crown Royal, Kings Crown, Breville, Tom Ford at Harry Rosen, The Macallan, Parrot, Montblanc, Blacksmith-Labs, and Geox.
The annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show took to London, England for the first time ever, with the Angels showing off the latest lingerie for the holidays.
The GATE presents our top seven luxury gifts that will impress and inspire the person in your life who has everything. From the premium Wheels Up flight service, and The Macallan M whisky in a Lalique crystal decanter, to Montblanc, Hamilton Watch, the Samsung Curved UHD TV, and the unique Nikon Df camera, these gifts are “wow” worthy for high-end holiday gift givers.
Yorkdale Shopping Centre and Swarovski Canada kicked off the holidays earlier this month with the Swarovski Crystal Wonderland, a special event featuring singer Jully Black in support of The Hospital for Sick Children, along with Frank Ferragine from City’s Breakfast Television, and a performance by Strings in Motion.
This is a tradition for The GATE that means as much to us as any other custom of the holidays: before we get into this year’s Holiday Gift Guide, I want to share some of my favorite giving ideas for charities, and ways that everyone can support a good cause before they go shopping.