The Weekend Edition is a refined mix of music, news and guests to see you through your weekend.
We explore the history of radio-production duo Kitchen Sisters with Davia Nelson, English novelist Niven Govinden speaks about his latest book and the author, zoologist and publishing entrepreneur Hector Macdonald of Advanced Editions drops in.
George Town, on the Malaysian island of Penang, is a former British trading outpost rich with post-colonial charm. Now it’s drawing in a new batch of entrepreneurs who are converting old shop-houses into everything from homes and hotels to cafés and galleries. Monocle visits the city to witness its property revitalisation.
For her last meal, British fashion designer Margaret Howell would choose a venue and menu as simple and quintessentially English as her eponymous clothing brand – a picnic on a windswept beach near her weekend home on the…
A defence-themed round-up includes rooms for hire in former forts and citadels everywhere from the West Indies to Portugal, airlines run by the military and the hotels favoured over the years by the world’s most well-tra…
It might be a panda en route to a zoo or cashmere jumpers heading for Beijing or Boston. But regardless of value there is a good chance it is going to be shipped through Hong Kong International Airport’s cargo hub.
Anna Zegna’s grandfather founded the fashion company that bears her name in Trivero, Piedmont in 1910. Still run by the family, the firm recently opened a cultural centre at the Zegna house. Anna invites us in for her…
Monocle 24 despatched an ace radio team to Italy's idyllic alpine province. From peak to valley, Tyler Brûlé and his team explored everything from entrepreneurship to jazz, sampling local brews and vintages along the way. You can listen to The Briefing’s South Tyrol specials by visiting the radio section on monocle, via iTunes or on SoundCloud.
In our new series of global briefings Monocle reports on bespoke shoe making in London, visits Italy for a look at personalised yacht design, eco furniture making in Melbourne and traditional retail in New York.
A film from the Monocle television series on Bloomberg.