In Pursuit of La Dolce Vita
What’s your dolce vita? It could be celebrating the talent of another; it could be bringing home a glimmering new timepiece to help you navigate these warmer months. Whatever your definition, this collection of different dolce vitas is sure to make yours even sweeter.
1. Queen Elizabeth Rings in Her 90th with a Parade
HRH Queen Elizabeth enjoyed quite the birthday bash this April 21, spending her special day touring the streets of Windsor with the Duke of Edinburgh, smiling at the crowds that gathered to sing her “Happy Birthday” and, if lucky, get the chance to present her with flowers or other gifts. Her Majesty claimed to be “terribly happy” during the day’s events — after all, it was her 90th.
2. Morgan Freeman Honoured at the 43rd Chaplin Award Gala
The on-screen finesse of Academy Award-winning actor and former Dolce coverguy Morgan Freeman was honoured by the Film Society of Lincoln Center at the 43rd annual Chaplin Award Gala in New York on April 25. Upon receiving the prestigious award, Freeman joined the list of legendary past recipients including Elizabeth Taylor, James Stewart, Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep and others.
3. Adidas Unveils New Kit for Argentina’s National Soccer Team
Argentina’s beloved soccer team just got an outfit upgrade! Adidas outfitted the boys with a smashing new jersey to be worn during Copa América Centenario 2016. Designed by Adidas, the kit sports the colours of Argentina’s flag on the back of the neck, three white strips along the sides and other new features to complement the classic white and blue stripes.
4. Hublot Opens Global Flagship Store in New York City
Hublot <3s NY. The luxury Swiss watch brand launched its flagship boutique in the Big Apple on April 19 at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street. Crowds flocked to experience a dynamic dance routine followed by the ribbon- cutting ceremony. Afterwards, members of the media, VIPs and friends of the brand — including brand ambassadors Usain Bolt and soccer legend Pelé — were welcomed inside to take a look around. www.hublot.com
5. Colourist to the Stars Johnny Ramirez Hits the 6ix
What do Gwyneth Paltrow, Victoria Beckham, Britney Spears, Jessica Alba and Sophia Bush all have in common? Their locks have been coloured to perfection by Johnny Ramirez, the messiah of hair. Ramirez was in town recently at Tony Pham’s Yorkville hair boutique LAC + CO and tended to the manes of some of Toronto’s elite, bestowing upon them his signature “lived-in” style that’s oh-so-perfect for summer.