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What’s in my travel bag – Blake Mycoskie, Chief Shoe Giver: TOMS

California-based social entrepreneur Blake Mycoskie is the man behind the ‘One for One’ business model that has provided 35 million pairs of shoes to people in need around the world, from Haiti to India. Eliminating the reliance on donations, TOMS provides a person in need with a pair of shoes for every product sold, making Mycoskie a veritable modern-day Robin Hood.

Men’s skincare

Today’s conscientious man is ever aware of the importance of a well-maintained complexion. It is, after all, the basis to achieving that rugged yet well-groomed look. Here are five essential skincare products that should be part of every man’s skincare regimen.

Qatar Duty Free - Valrhona

Valrhona: The fine-dining ingredient now available to all
One of the world’s most famous chocolate brands, revered by Michelin-starred chefs; the high-cocoa-content marvels of French chocolatier Valrhona are increasingly available direct to the discerning. Craig Butcher reveals more.

fashion
Behind the scenes
 

Each month Oryx produces a fashion shoot for its sister publication, Oryx Premium. This month we went behind the scenes with the award-winning fashion photographer, Toufic Araman in Doha’s...

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Hunting Down
the New Black…
 

Marsala, a muted shade of reddish brown, was decreed the colour of 2015 by Pantone, the global authority on colour. But can a single colour truly define 365 days?

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24 hours in Jakarta  

Known as the ‘Big Durian’, Jakarta is a hot, bustling, eclectic cultural melting pot of a metropolis, with a smorgasbord of...

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Barcelona  

Surrounded by the majestic Pyrenees mountains, and flanked by hundreds of kilometres of magnificent Iberian coastline, Catalonia...

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fine food
Unique Dining
 

From getting locked up for the night in a former jail to dining under the sea, the world’s most historic and unusual restaurants offer even the most jaded traveller something new to excite the senses.

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fine food
Daniel Humm
 

Daniel Humm is the chef/owner of Eleven Madison Park, and the food and beverage spaces at the NoMad Hotel, where he creates modern American cuisine that emphasises purity, simplicity, and seasonal flavours and...

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Kloof Street
Cape Town
 

Cape Town wears many hats, and thanks to its host of innovative restaurants, it is the chef’s hat that many visitors...

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plan ahead
June
 

Oryx presents its insider’s tips for places to visit in June. As temperatures rise in the Mediterranean, we check out some great coastal holidays.

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