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La Prairie Celebrates Anniversary of Skin Caviar Collection

By Kristen Shirley This story originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. La Prairie has mastered the art of caviar in its covetable products, continually innovating and using it in new ways. Now, on the 30th anniversary of skin caviar, it turns to artists Paul Coudamy, Bonjour LAB, Cinq Fruits and TremensS, and gives them the opportunity to express […]

See the Exclusive Burberry Collection for Net-a-Porter

By Olivia Cuccaro

Fashion week may be over in London, but that hasn’t stopped one of the UK’s most iconic designers from unveiling new runway-inspired fall fashion for women. Burberry has just launched an exclusive 14-piece collection with online retailer Net-a-Porter, comprising iconic pieces from the brand complete with its signature check pattern. The Burberry capsule collection for Net-a-Porter draws on the pieces presented by […]

Perrier-Jouët Collaborates with Luftwerk for Design Miami/

By Olivia Cuccaro

In just a few short months, the most prominent members of the design world will gather in Florida for the annual Design Miami/  fair. Held alongside Art Basel Miami Beach, the Design Miami/ forum will once again see champagne house Perrier-Jouët showcase its artistic side — this time in collaboration with Luftwerk. Partnered with Design Miami/ since 2012, Maison Perrier-Jouët seeks […]

Louis Moinet Opens Very First Boutique

By Olivia Cuccaro

Credited with inventing the first ever chronograph, luxury watch brand Louis Moinet has found a new home in Moscow. While the independent watch brand is based in Saint-Blaise, Switzerland, its storied history pointed to Russia as the perfect place to open the first Louis Moinet boutique. The boutique is operated by Rich Time, the official representative of many Swiss watch […]

Introducing Romain Gauthier’s First Automatic Watch

By Kristen Shirley This story originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Today, thinness seems to be king. Everywhere from watches to smartphones, becoming thinner and thinner is an eternal quest, and often brands are forced to sacrifice one of the most essential components to achieve this: power. And without power, both are just pretty objects. In horology, the […]

Design Miami/ Announces Exceptional 2017 Program

By Lauren Jade Hill Each year, Design Miami/ brings together many of the world’s influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics. And December 6 – 10, 2017 this celebrated showcase is set to return with a curated gallery program, new areas of collectible design and its largest showcase of Design Curio installations to date. This year will see as many […]

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Spa of the Week: T Spa Grand Hotel Tremezzo

By Erin M Lindholm It’s always a delight to see how luxury hotels set in some of the world’s most exceptional locations imbue the spa experience with a sense of place. What is a spa, after all, if not an extension of its environment? At T Spa at Grand Hotel Tremezzo, panoramic views of Lake Como, Italy, are never far from […]

Inside Tokyo’s New Yayoi Kusama Museum

By Lauren Jade Hill When it opened for the first time on October 1st, 2017, Tokyo’s new Yayoi Kusama Museum was an immediate hit with tickets to the gallery selling out for the rest of year, further proving Kusama’s ranking as one of the world’s most celebrated contemporary artists. Established by the artist herself and managed by the Yayoi Kusama […]

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Men’s Style: Perfectly Distressed

By Benjamin Liong Setiawan This story originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Maud O’Keeffe launched her artisanal collection of men’s footwear in 2011, but it feels more like a heritage brand in the best way possible. Case in point, these Bristol Chelsea boots in distressed suede that have a beautiful worn-in look. Industry insiders clamor for her […]

WatchTime Kicks Off in New York City

By Olivia Cuccaro Check your world timer for New York this weekend as the watch event of the season arrives in the city. For the third year running, the event is set to bring the latest and greatest in luxury timepieces in front of experts and enthusiasts alike. This year’s show welcomes 30 of the world’s most prominent brands to […]