Practising karate to music makes it akin to dancing, which is part of what body karate is about. This sequence of postures demands physical and mental discipline but is highly therapeutic, toning up the body and making it supple while also rebalancing its energy, resulting in health and wellbeing.
From the catwalk to the street, from horological complications to extravagant jewellery, from designers in the spotlight to the new modes of transport, our Trends pages illustrate the latest in lifestyle. These cleanly-designed, well-illustrated pages take a sideways look to decipher major shifts in society as they happen, offering a comprehensive, avant-gardist view of today's zeitgeist. COTE shows you the most complex details with text and pictures.