You Can Now Personalize Your Sophie Hulme Bag

By Olivia Cuccaro

23Sophie Hulme launched her eponymous design studio in London 10 years ago, so it’s only fitting that the boutique opens its doors in the UK city to celebrate. Just in time for holiday gifting, the brand behind the iconic Albion tote will now offer personalization services in the new store. Creating simplistic designs from premium materials, Sophie Hulme’s luxury handbag collection favors function […]

Celebrating the Fine Jewelry of Oscar Heyman

Oscar Heyman has been creating extraordinary fine jewelry since 1912. Now the brand is known as the “Jeweler’s Jeweler” for showcasing the striking elegance of colorful gemstones and the beauty of women who wear them. Each piece is meticulously crafted by American artisans using European techniques, which have been passed down through three generations of this family business. The history […]

John Lobb Launches Women’s Ready-to-Wear Collection

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. With a female artistic director, Paula Gerbase, in house, it’s a natural evolution for storied men’s shoemaker John Lobb to reintroduce its women’s ready-to-wear collection (bespoke women’s shoes were always available in its Paris atelier, and Gerbase tells us that women have been buying the men’s shoes in smaller […]

Diana Ross Returns to Wynn Las Vegas

By Olivia Cuccaro

After her fall debut at Wynn Las Vegas, diva Diana Ross is returning to the Sin City stage for nine performances. Her show, Diana Ross: Endless Memories, will dazzle audiences once again with music from the vast, award-winning catalogue of the American icon. From singing in The Supremes to inspiring today’s most prominent R&B artists with her solo success, Diana […]

Feline Fields Launches Luxury Mobile Camp in Botswana

By Lauren Hill

It was just the beginning of this year that the Lodge at Feline Fields officially opened in Botswana’s Kalahari Desert, providing a luxurious base for exploring this extraordinary landscape. Now, Feline Fields has introduced a new way to experience these surroundings with the launch of a luxury mobile camp in the Khwai Community Concession. Enabling guests to spend two days […]

Covert Affairs: Men’s Coats for the Winter Months

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. A good coat is one of the best investments you can make. Legendary New York Times photographer and unofficial cultural anthropologist Bill Cunningham once said: “Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life.” During winter nothing helps you combat those freezing temperatures like a warm coat. […]

G-Shock Unveils Sapphire Crystal Watch Prototype

By Olivia Cuccaro

Prior to 1983, Casio destroyed 200 handmade models in the quest to create a watch that would never break. Now, the brand is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the timepiece that finally proved indestructible — the G-Shock. Earlier this November, Elite Traveler joined members of the media, celebrities and collectors to commemorate the milestone year for G-Shock and witness the […]

Ananya Launches Fine Jewelry Collection in London

By Lauren Hill

Deeply rooted in Indian culture, fine jewelry brand Ananya celebrates the personal meaning behind jewelry and its power to connect with the wearer. Up until now, Ananya has been focused on its Asia-based clientele but November sees the launch of the fine jewelry brand in London, with two signature collections being introduced first, along with the opportunity to create bespoke […]

Radiant Rubies for the Holiday Season

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Rubies have long been considered the ‘king of all gemstones,’ but we love rubellites and red sapphires nearly as much. And yes,while red stones are perfect for the holiday season, these pieces feature stunning craftsmanship and stones that are well suited to wear year-round. At Graff and Bayco, rubies […]

Spa of the Week: Eau Spa Palm Beach

By Olivia Cuccaro

From dining at lauded restaurants to shopping in Worth Avenue’s upscale boutiques, there is no shortage of elevated activities in the coastal town of Palm Beach.  This level of luxury also speaks to Palm Beach as a relaxation destination, especially when enjoying a glass of champagne in a secluded garden post-massage as one can at this week’s pick of Eau […]