Magazine of the North

Travel Artfully: The Galápagos Islands

Upon arrival in the Galápagos archipelago aboard the MV Origin, it becomes quickly apparent that you are worlds away from the mainland of South America, from the coast of Ecuador, from everything you know. When you lose Wi-Fi, it’s actually OK — this is the place to disconnect with busyness in order to reconnect with nature. The air is thick and salty, t[...]

Meet Designer Caroline Hayden

One might not think it by looking at her designs, but Minnesotan Caroline Hayden didn’t start her career as a fashion designer. In college, she began designing custom gowns for friends competing in pageants, working alongside local seamstresses (many with whom she still collaborates today). Hayden explains that after college, those same women were in the[...]

A Q+A with Cos Bar Founder Lily Garfield

  This month, luxury cosmetics boutique Cos Bar celebrates an impressive 40 years. We had the great honor of chatting with founder Lily Garfield about her inspiration, her beauty tips and her skincare must-haves. What was the inspiration for opening the first Cos Bar back in 1976? When I first moved to Aspen, Colorado, I was shocked to learn that[...]

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