Time travel through the medium of sound...impossible? Not anymore. Meet Noemi Ferst and Benjamin Moreau, two of the founders of cult streaming platform Radiooooo (yes that's 5 O's) are pretty obsessed with music and have made for us a world of imagine and creativity. Select the country and decide, and travel the musical world with zero carbon footprint.
Ana and her friends filmed this video collage over summer 2017 in Belgrade, New York, Formentera island and Montenegro. It was shot by herself, musician Devonté Hynes, Spanish director Albert Moya and photographer and architect Marija Strajnić.
Meet Yola Jimenez the founder and fiery brains behind a female-led mezcal brand, aptly named YOLA Mezcal. The agave-based distilled spirit is having its renaissance after years of being ignored and YOLA is one of the brands fuelling this revival. We join her in Oaxaca and Mexican City to learn how she is breathing new life into her grandfather's recipe and empowering the women of Oaxaca with her female-run mezcal brand.
Welcome to Le Sirenuse... Le Sirenuse is not like other hotels. To get there, you have to follow a winding road down the steep, Amalfi coastline of Positano and past the startling array of fine dining establishments. Beyond and below you, you’ll bear witness to unspoiled, crystalline waters and glimpses of the jet black sand from which its idyllic beaches are composed.
This week meet chef-slash-designer-slash-artist Laila Gohar. In Laila Gohar’s world tomatoes hang from the ceiling, towering pyramids of langoustine compete for attention against mortadella sausages the length of a king size bed, and butter arrives in the shape of an outstretched hand or a pair of floating lips...
CBD, CBD, CBD. We've heard these three letters thrown around, but do we really know what Cannabidiol is and its benefits? DJ-turned-CBD activist Chelsea Leyland is here to trace the history back to its literal roots in the almost miraculous hemp plant, and explain how CBD affects the endocannabinoid system to experience its healing properties (she harnesses its properties for the treatment of her epilepsy and endometriosis.) Without further ado, we present to you Plant Power.
Biodynamics is a philosophy, not just a way of farming. We meet Jane Scotter at Fern Verrow, her 16-acre farm at the foothills of the Black Mountains in Herefordshire as she chats to us about the challenges, the rewards and the unseen forces that make up life on the farm.
Learn from the best (chicest) they said, and we are. Tune in for the ultimate guide on how to truly chic with Sabine Getty:
Tune is as Jemima talks and draws all aspects of her life. From Art, to motherhood, GIRLS to real life...
Are you ready to become a Fashion Revolutionary? We join Sigrid, voice of a generation and positive changemakers to on a two-part film to expose the social and environmental impacts of what we wear and inspires us to take action. The first stop in her journey? Meeting the founders themselves, Carry Somers and Orsola de Castro.
Cheese, Chizu. Queso, Käse, Formaggio, Fromage. We follow cheese activist Clara Diez from the finca to her artisanal cheese shop in Madrid Formaje. A cheese activist might not sound like a standard job, but this week’s Tastemaker Clara Diez has dedicated her life to improving the quality of cheese production.
We join Max Rocha and his mum Odette in the kitchen of buzzy new London restaurant Cafe Cecilia. They cook us a perfect Dressed Crab and have a chat about Max's winding and emotional journey to the kitchen. Stay tuned for the recipe.
Trouble sleeping? Have no fear, Luke is here to read you a bedtime story, and he is not afraid of scary fairy Maleficent... are you?
You'll get the bang for your buck with this video. Award-winning author Otegha Uwagba, she lets us into her secrets of talking about money. She teaches us the power of leaning into our awkwardness and kickstarting conversations around money in order to reach financial empowerment. Let's get talking.
Red for rage, green for nature....Lucia Pica, chief colour champion, takes us through the true meanings of colours in her own vibrant way. As a make-up and colour designer, Lucia uses colour each and every day to express and portray emotions. She teaches us today the importance of colour in self-expression and how a certain shade can take you right back to a place in time. Find out what the colour of love really is...and which colour takes Lucia straight back to Naples.
Sober curious? Try dry this week with writer of Sans Alcool, Claire Touzard. Whether you’re currently racing to the end of Dry January, or looking to re-think your relationship with alcohol this film is for you.
Join Amanda in this gentle introduction to Kundalini Yoga practice, an ancient practice from Hindu philosophy. This powerful practice will awaken the energy in you sitting on your living room floor, and help move the energy that's inside of you. No experience is necessary. Don't forget to tune into Part II of this powerful practice as Amanda leads us through a heart-opening meditation.
British entrepreneur, Poppy Jamie is the founder of the science-backed mindfulness app "Happy Not Perfect". In this video, she talks us through the functions of the app, and if you skip to a little later on, leads us in an empowering meditation to set our minds straight.
The meals of Merlin have fed many, and nourished more–from his tiny rural restaurant in Bruton, Osip to the refugee camps of Lesvos and Chios. This week, we join him in the kitchen to cook his favorite Autumnal recipe, a swiss chard and pumpkin gratin.
Start your day right with Naomi Shimada and feel confident always.
Meet Ron Finley, the Los Angeles "Gangsta Gardener" who is teaching communities to transform food deserts into sanctuaries. He talks to us about the joy of growing arugula and watermelon, the power of using your voice as a weapon and why the revolution starts in your backyard.
Having as much creative energy as Hans takes organisation. He is notorious for organising his life around a number of habits.
We joined Ruth at the River Cafe kitchen in London to learn how to make the perfect tomato sauce.
Enter the classroom to meet our new teacher, Elisa, to learn about the fundamentals of her social enterprise, Funtasia.
Ever wondered how to buy the perfect house? Fear not, Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill founders of The Modern House are here to give us their ten tips. So, batten down the hatches, this week it's time to learn how to bag the perfect home.
Watch as Daniel experiences seeing in full colour for the first time. The real question was, how will it impact the artist's work, known for his monochrome tones, in the future? Stay tuned to find out.
Tune in, as Kengo shares his thoughts on Time, Nature, Wabisabi, Citizen Kane, Rimbaud, and why if there's one thing he wants to teach the younger generation is the importance of a return to wood.
How to get the perfect hair? This week on Semaine, Christiaan shares his incredible story, top hair tips, and his favourite Dutch orange-themed shop picks.
Launching her solo debut Sainte-Victoire in April 2018, Clara Luciani is already one of the frontrunners of French pop’s nouvelle vague taking the country by storm; recently gaining further notoriety by winning a Victoires de la Musique award for Group or Artist Stage Révélation of the Year. Intimate and autobiographical, Clara’s Saint-Victoire ranges from feminism to heartbreak, expressing a range of sound and emotion in a deep, melodious voice reminiscent 60s chanteuses Nico, Françoise Hardy, and Dalida.
In honour of Sigrid's new single 'Mirror' we take a good long look in the mirror together. Tune in below to find out how the Norwegian pop speaks to herself in the mirror.
Julia is on hand this week to help us navigate the slopes starting with learning the three 'S's. Don't know what they stand for? Looks like it's time to tune in, oh and they stand for—Stability, Speed, and Stopping.
This week tune in as we go to Camilla's Art Therapy. You will not be disappointed, there is a lot of dancing involved!
Dita Von Teese shares her morning routine on Semaine.com. Dita is far more than a busty bombshell. She is an avant-garde performance artist in demand across the globe, a wily businesswoman, and a successful author.
This week tune in as Paul teaches you about the essentials of Mycology. So that you too, can spread the message about the importance of mushrooms in todays world.
Tired of worn out cliches? To be or not to be... a Tastemaker, that is. Prune is riding into town to find out what her taste really is. Follow her on the streets of Paris as she reaches her destination – Librairie Semaine, to get a lesson in all things taste and reads our book, How to be a Tastemaker.
What do fresh sushi, Minnie Riperton and Stanley Kubrick all have in common? Tune in and ask model-come-actor-come-singer Josephine de la Baume.
Lily. Optimistic guru. Climate activist. Green entrepreneur. The call of the wild is hard to hear for some, especially when runway music is playing. Not so, for Vogue cover star turned high-profile environmentalist. Tune in as Lily explores why we should, and can, find optimism in our changing world.
This week, things get heated as Paris tackles the climate crisis.
We take a journey through cinema history with cinephile and founder of MUBI Efe Cakarel and actress Cressida Bonas. From Breakfast at Tiffany's to Vertigo...we'll let you guess what other homages are packed in this film.
This week, will make your eyes pop. Tune in as Yinka takes us through all aspects of his obsession with colour, from his upbringing to the importance of playing as an adult (rainbow Crocs included).
Join Katy in her London Living Room, as she goes through her 'A-Z of Great Women Artists'.
This week learn from the best, Betony Vernon, she has been teaching sensual wellness for individuals, couples and groups in Paris and abroad for many years.
This week on Semaine, we celebrate Klara's oh-so-soothing vocal talents (it's no surprise her latest album was named Lullaby & Drum Machine) as she serenades us through the city of light and love.
This week, join Margot and her husband, fellow Tastemaker Fergus Henderson in the kitchen as they prepare the perfect dinner for a party of six. Braised Duck Legs and Carrots.
We all need a little bit of a break sometimes. This week, tune in as Susanne takes you through her day and teaches you the little tips and tricks of how to fully relax and recharge in a day.
This week tune in to familiarise yourself with the growing force of robots. Learn about how (with caution) and why you should accept them into your life.
Enter the colourful world of designer and creative consultant Matilda Goad...her world is a reality we’d always like to live in. Watch as she shares her tips to throw the perfect garden party.
Tonight, how about Delfina's recipe for Torta Della Nonna? You need not make it with a pearl ring. You can swap in diamonds, if you like.
Tea, jam, and Trivial Pursuits = the key to happiness? This is the definition of whatever hygge actually is. Dig in.
This week on Semaine we're calling the doctor. Medical doctor, neuroscientist, author and Chief Science Officer at Heights she's calling in from self-isolation in the nick of time with practical tips and tools to help us thrive rather than just survive these turbulent times.
Daisies, summer, South of France. What is a recluse to Amelie Pichard? Watch to find out:
Pixie Geldof launches her exclusive music video this week on Semaine.com, directed by Balthazar Klarwein and starring Bee Beardsworth and Daisy Millman.
Never heard of bread drama? Tune in this week to meet Mr. Poilane:
Step inside Alex's Soho loft as she gives us a 360 degree tour.