Films — Edits
Summary: Industry news and must-visit locations from the worlds of food, travel, retail and more.
This is the second serving of our tasty annual and, once again, it’s full of delectable photography and tempting reports. Not least among them is our 2019 Restaurant Awards, which focuses on 50 venues that our editors and correspondents have dined at and delighted in. Get your fill of that – and plenty more nourishing features – by picking up a copy today.
If the sun is shining and there’s an ice bucket next to your lounger, it must be time for our Quality of Life Survey; find out which cities are up, down, in and out as part of our top 25. We’ve also got a rundown of riverside retreats, a special listing of cultural pursuits and advice on being a good citizen. Be sure to find room in your beach bag for the July/August issue. Available now at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1536948/issue-125/)
Seatbelt securely fastened? In which case, prepare to fly through the new issue of Monocle, with its focus on the mobility movers and shakers who are getting us around by air, on land and by sea. You’ll also meet a couple of private detectives, Norway’s prime minister and a convoy of American truckers. Let’s roll. Available now at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1513511/issue-124/)
Packed with sunny reports, heated opinion and luminous photography, The Escapist is essential reading this summer. Enjoy our far-reaching Travel Top 50, go off the beaten track in Morocco, discover why Biarritz is the perfect fit and much more. Please proceed to check-in… Available now at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1509733/the-escapist-2019/)
Join us to discover all the Spanish capital has to teach us, be it inviting hospitality, nocturnal delights or the recipe for a long and happy life. Prepare to be challenged and inspired by a host of thinkers unpacking architecture, entrepreneurship, media, retail, entertainment and more. Book your ticket [here](https://conference.monocle.com).
Retail, we’re told, is in big trouble. But shops and markets have been bringing people together for centuries and we resolutely believe that they are here to stay. Turn to our insightful book to see why. Available now at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1488992/the-monocle-guide-to-shops-kiosks-and-markets/)
If you think Monocle is looking particularly inviting this month, it’s because it’s our design special. Lights to give your home a glow, property players to get acquainted with and even a bit of Georgian brutalism: all covered in our latest issue. Come in and have a look around. Available now at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1489275/issue-123/)
Monocle has taken the notion of a spring clean to a new level: we’ve got new printers in Germany, fresh paper stock and an updated design all rolled into one. That’s alongside all the usual features, as well as an in-depth retail survey and a smartly turned-out style directory. Things are hotting up… Available now at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1473872/issue-122/).
We’re celebrating all things French in our March issue. We’ve got reports on the things you’d expect – chic fashion, baguette rebels and Macron – and perhaps some things you don’t – from why the French navy is riding high to popstars setting the global agenda. Buy your copy now. Available now at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1457924/issue-121/).
Our February issue focuses on staying healthy. And that’s in both body and business: we’ve got reports on everything from why Madrid’s residents live longer to opportunities in sportswear and scallops. [Buy your copy](/shop/product/1441641/issue-120/) now to find out why Monocle is fit for purpose.
Our latest issue of ‘The Forecast’ celebrates the elements of urban life that surpass the ordinary: from leaping headlong into a lake, getting a little competitive or bunking off work early, here are a few simple gratifying steps to keep you smiling. Enjoy.
It happens that 2019 is the Year of the Pig, which is why the new edition of The Forecast has gone the whole hog with ideas and inspiration. Pick up your copy and plot a course through the next 12 months.
As the festivities ramp up, find a perch by the fireplace to enjoy the December/January issue of Monocle. We've got Christmas shopping guides for cities from Tokyo to Vancouver and gift ideas aplenty; you can also toast 2019 with our Soft Power Survey, which is full of the nations to watch. Cheers! Available now at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1406059/issue-119/).
Our November issue has a special focus on the Netherlands (so special, in fact, that we have published issues with a limited-edition Dutch cover). We've also got designs on improving your home, an interview with Malaysia's PM and an in-depth discussion about branding. Where to start? Available now at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1392186/issue-118/).
We introduce you to the faces and places we saw on our journey from New Orleans to New Mexico.