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Women’s Style: Lucky Lucia

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Last year, Dolce & Gabbana introduced the Lucia bag, which is sure to become as popular as the company’s iconic Sicily bag thanks to its clean lines and details, which are inspired by the designers’ love of travel. While the bag is quite modern, the clasp could have […]

Louis Vuitton Launches America’s Cup Collection

By Olivia Cuccaro This summer, the yachting event of the year will be hold its final championship races in Bermuda. The America’s Cup competition dates back to 1851 – 45 years before the modern Olympic Games were held. New York businessmen sailed the schooner America across the Atlantic Ocean to represent the US at the World’s Fair in England, winning […]

Most Stylish Headphones

By Olivia Cuccaro Headphones are a travel necessity and, with the right pair, a travel accessory too. A sleek and stylish design can make any outfit cooler, while keeping you entertained with high-quality sound. From designer collaborations to chic functionality, see this Elite Traveler editor’s picks below for the most stylish headphones. You may remember Dolce & Gabbana’s first go […]

Roberta Naas on Chiming Time

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. The big trend to emerge from the exclusive Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, Geneva’s annual watch exhibition, is chiming watches. Featuring several hundred moving parts, these timepieces are true works of art. Recently, we attended the 27th annual Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva. […]

Designer Timothy Corrigan Reveals His Paris Tips

By Lauren Jade Hill Considered one of the world’s leading interior designers, and named the 2017 Icon of Design, Timothy Corrigan is celebrated for the timelessly elegant interiors he creates. Owing to his success, Corrigan’s work has appeared across the world, but the designer divides much of his time between Paris and Los Angeles. And it’s in Paris that the designer […]

Knockout Beauty Shop Comes to Bloomingdale’s

By Olivia Cuccaro While luxury online shopping continues to grow, the beauty counters at a department store are still a glamorous staple of the bricks-and-mortar retail experience. You may recognize Knockout Beauty from its summer stint in the Hamptons, but the pop-up from beauty expert Cayli Cavaco Reck now has a permanent place on the cosmetics floor of Bloomingdale’s in […]

Jewelry Trend: Colored Diamonds

By Kristen Shirley This story originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Some of the world’s most famous stones are colored diamonds, and for good reason. Only one in 10,000 diamonds is certified as a fancy-colored diamond. This rarity alone is enough to make them highly collectible, and then, of course, there’s that other element that is […]

Spa of the Week: Hi’ilani Spa

By Kristen Shirley Located near the Clubhouse at the site of our March/April cover shoot, Hi’ilani Spa is the perfect Hawaiian hideaway. Surrounded by lava rock walls, the spa offers a wide array of treatments, including some specialized Hawaiian-inspired treatments, and a fabulous seven-step wet ritual to put you into a relaxed state of mind from the second you step […]

Rimowa Debuts Flagship in Paris

By Olivia Cuccaro If a shopping trip to Paris ends up calling for another suitcase to fit all your shopping finds, you’re in luck. Across from Le Bristol, one of Elite Traveler’s Top 100 Hotels, German luxury luggage brand Rimowa has opened its first flagship in Paris. At nearly 6,500 sq ft, the five-story flagship is Rimowa’s largest store to […]

Flowers and Food: Top Experiential Mother’s Day Treats in London

Bypass the boring flowers-and-chocolates this Mother’s Day and show your mom the power of great experiential this year. Treat her to an unforgettable experience this Mother’s Day with a gourmet food experience or combine fine dining and floristry with an exclusive floral master class and lunch at Gordon Ramsay’s two Michelin stared Pétrus. Alternatively, celebrate the British tradition of afternoon […]