More than Zero

Glass tallks to Stefano Cortesi owner of Cortesi Gallery which opens in London this week

Collective consciousness

China’s foremost female artist Yin Xiuzhen speaks to Glass about collectivism and our disparate modern lives

La Isla Bonita

Glass soaks up the sun and relishes the peaceful atmosphere and natural beauty of Mauritius

New Model Army – Klara B

Glass meets up with the positive and motivated Parisian model

Blossom on the menu in Mayfair

Glass has a seasonal spring lunch at Sake no Hana

Années Folles

Glass indulges in the vibrancy and exuberance of 1920s Paris with Chanel’s Café Society

Women Hold Up Half the Sky

Glass charts the rise of China’s female authors and speaks to two of the brightest contemporary stars Xujun Eberlein and Xu Xi

Burgers for the discerning diner

Glass visits Marylebone favourite Tommi’s Burger Joint for American-style burgers with Icelandic verve


Aqua Kyoto by Marios Schwab opens in London

Roberta Lister
Roberta Lister

Glass Online fashion writer

This week saw the unveiling of the newly re-vamped rooftop terrace at Argyll Street venue Aqua Kyoto, designed in collaboration with Marios Schwab.    One of the most stylish rooftop spots in the city, the new decor uses prints plucked… Continue Reading →

Burgers for the discerning diner

Becky Zanker
Becky Zanker

Glass Online dining and culture writer

Tommi’s is a burger-lovers burger joint, with two London locations from which it serves its succinct, American-retro menu: Marylebone and King’s Road. We visited the former on a Friday evening and, as one might expect from a central London eatery,… Continue Reading →

Women hold up half the sky

Samantha Kuok Leese
Samantha Kuok Leese

Glass Magazine travel and arts writer

There is an ancient Chinese proverb that says “women hold up half the sky”, meaning that women are equal to men in their place on earth. However, the realm of literature in China has been habitually dominated by men for centuries,… Continue Reading →

Années Folles

Roberta Lister
Roberta Lister

Glass Online fashion writer

Pondering the 1920s instantly conjures rich images of extravagance and frivolity, of high-octane nightlife and rebellious dress, thriving society and decadent indulgence. For the after-dark mondaine of the roaring Twenties, no ensemble would surely be complete without a smattering of… Continue Reading →

Certified Indigenous

Roberta Lister
Roberta Lister

Glass Online fashion writer

This month sees The Luxury Collection and Assouline join forces once more to re-write the travel guide in an impossibly luxe guise. Following the success of Epicurean Journeys  – the duo’s brilliantly inspiring recipe tome – is Certified Indigenous: a travel… Continue Reading →

Blossom on the menu in Mayfair

Vicky Paterson
Vicky Paterson

Glass Online dining writer

Mayfair is not for the faint-hearted diner, where even a sandwich can punch a fist-sized hole in your wallet. But I was persuaded by a friend last week to have lunch at Sake no Hana, off the millionaire strip St… Continue Reading →

New Model Army – Klara B

Justin van Vliet
Justin van Vliet

Chief Glass Online photographer

  Name: Klara B Nationality: French Age: 20 Agency: Profile Model Management How did you become a model? I was spotted on Facebook by a French photographer who introduced me to my actual mother agency in New York, Model Partner…. Continue Reading →

Thomas Zanon-Larcher shows at Photo London

Emily Rae Pellerin
Emily Rae Pellerin

Glass Online fashion and arts writer

Photo London kicks off at Somerset House this week. More than just a photography exhibit, the international arts fair features public programmes and talks, large-scale art exhibitions, and site-specific installations. With over 70 exhibitors, the diversity of work ranges broadly… Continue Reading →

La Isla Bonita

Viola Levy
Viola Levy

Glass Online beauty editor

I’ve never bit into a raw sugar cane before – an experience I was lucky enough to partake in, during a wildlife trek through the Frédérica Nature Reserve in Bel Ombre, Mauritius. After admiring the reserve’s endless rugged landscape and… Continue Reading →

Samia Halaby Solo Exhibition at Ayyam Gallery

Thomas Allen
Thomas Allen

Glass Online art writer

A solo exhibition of seminal works by the pioneering abstract painter, Samia Halaby, is being held in London at Ayyam Gallery. The show, Painting from the Sixties and Seventies, takes a selection from a diverse body of works in Halaby’s… Continue Reading →

Collective consciousness

The snaking drone of conveyor belts proffering “other people’s” luggage ensures that baggage halls across the globe send passengers into hypnotic states, adding a new dimension to the term “terminal boredom”. However, they serve to be a perfect metaphor for the… Continue Reading →

Glass listens to The Wealden’s debut

Arjun Sajip
Arjun Sajip

Glass Online film editor and music writer

His voice occupying a timbre that marries Chris Martin to Gordon Sumner, Tim Dickinson is a key part of the Wealden’s busy but muscular sound on the Rushes EP. He doesn’t say much of substance, but he sings as if… Continue Reading →

More than Zero

Fausta Maria Bolettieri
Fausta Maria Bolettieri

Glass Online arts writer

The London branch of the Cortesi Gallery opens this week, two years after their first gallery in Lugano, Switzerland. The gallery project started after quite a long journey for Stefano Cortesi as a collector. Cortesi began collecting in the 1980s… Continue Reading →

Comilona: An Argentine food festival opens in London

Becky Zanker
Becky Zanker

Glass Online dining and culture writer

Comilona, a festival that celebrates the vibrant culinary scene of Argentina, is taking place in London this week. Some of the country’s most revered chefs have flown to the city to offer their celebrated cuisine in restaurants including Zoilo and… Continue Reading →

Asia de Cuba: The Relaunch

Becky Zanker
Becky Zanker

Glass Online dining and culture writer

Perhaps fusing the cuisines of Asia and Cuba seems a strange concept – the former so often focused on precision and delicacy, the latter an endeavour in vibrancy and dramatic taste.  But, at Asia de Cuba, the recently relaunched restaurant… Continue Reading →

New Model Army

Justin van Vliet
Justin van Vliet

Chief Glass Online photographer

Name: Dora Grubisic Agency: Profile Model Management Age: 19 How did you become a model? I was scouted. Who is your favourite designer? John Galliano, Vivienne Westwood, Elie Saab and Alexander McQueen. What do you wear on your days off? I like comfy oversized… Continue Reading →

Finding some Headspace in Hong Kong

Kim Ing
Kim Ing

Glass digital editor (APAC)

  A Google-led connected consumer survey summarises that residents in Hong Kong use on average three connected devices a day. A further study claims that while 95 per cent of smartphone usage takes place at home, 87 per cent of… Continue Reading →

Toni Gallagher at The Fall of the Rebel Angels

Louise Lui
Louise Lui

Glass Online fashion, arts and culture writer

Toni Gallagher will exhibit in The Fall of the Rebel Angels, an international contemporary art group show curated by Vanya Balogh. An artist-led satellite exhibition, the show will take place concurrently with the 56th Venice Biennale. Other featured artists include;… Continue Reading →

Tables with a view

Sean Sheehan
Sean Sheehan

Glass Online food writer

Londoners are getting high like never before, dining and wining with  aplomb at the top of skyscrapers, experiencing their city like never before. Until very recently Londoners of all classes associated such restaurants with foreign cities – New York, Shanghai,… Continue Reading →

Creating the image of Yohji …

Glass Archive

Glass speaks to Marc Ascoli, who, by inviting young and often little-known photographers of the time such as Koto Bolofo, Nick Knight, Max Vadukul and Paolo Roversi, to shoot for Yohji Yamamoto, revolutionised the idea of advertising campaigns and created… Continue Reading →

Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit reinvents lobby

Amanda Bernstein
Amanda Bernstein

Glass Online fashion, travel and arts writer

Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit is making quite a name for itself by reinventing the use of its lobby by installing an S Gallery, the first art gallery inside a hotel in Bangkok. Displayed along the upper concourse are 72 striking images… Continue Reading →

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