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Women’s Style: Bomber Jackets

By Olivia Cuccaro Originally designed for military pilots, this ultra-cool outwear soon found a place in the fashion world. From the cockpit to the runway, bomber jackets have become a woman’s wardrobe staple. See below for this editor’s picks for the bomber jacket trend. Chloé lambskin suede bomber jacket, $3,395, Acne Studios Leia bomber jacket, $650, Gucci crackle […]

Best Skiwear for Men

By Olivia Cuccaro Whether you brave the Black Diamonds or prefer the smaller slopes, ski season is all about looking chic in the snow. But don’t think that you have to sacrifice function for aesthetic. The rise of the athleisure trend has motivated activewear brands to provide stylish performance apparel that even the professionals can attest to. See below for […]

An Exclusive Tropical Beauty Look from William Murphy

William Murphy, the makeup artist for our cover story shot in Palm Beach, creates an exclusive look for Elite Traveler readers to try out on their next tropical vacation. Here, a subtle eye with an expressive lashline lets a bold, flirty lip color do all the talking. To achieve the look, start with clean and perfect-looking skin by using Clé […]

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Rare & Beautiful: Tassels

By Manon Crespi Mastoloni 18K white gold Fringe Chandelier earrings with 11.65mm South Sea pearls and 2.27 carats brilliant white diamonds, $14,300, I’m not sure if the tassel trend is back or if it never actually left, but recently I’ve been seeing tassel-themed jewelry pieces emerging from several jewelry designers’ latest collections. Tassels are being shown in all categories […]

Spa of the Week: Spa at Ayana

By Olivia Cuccaro When it’s time for tranquility, Bali is always the right answer. Ayana Resort & Spa is an island escape where you can unwind amidst the greenery of tropical gardens and calm waves of the Indian Ocean. The property features an expansive spa complex, which includes three areas to meet all your pampering needs: Ayana’s Thermes Marins Bali […]

Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show

By Olivia Cuccaro Collectors are flocking to in Florida this week to oggle a dazzling array of jewelry, art and antiques. More than 180 international exhibitors are displaying their finest pieces from oil paintings to vintage rings. This year’s lecture series includes Carl David of David David Gallery, Deborah Pollack of Edward & Deborah Pollack Fine Art, Benjamin Macklowe of […]

Dior Presents Something New to Adior

By Olivia Cuccaro“J’adore Dior”–while our sentiment hasn’t changed, the brand’s famed tagline has been updated in anticipation of the first accessories collection by Maria Grazia Chiuri. The first female creative director in Dior’s 70-year history, the spring/summer 2017 accessories line flaunts the new phrase on everything from bags to shoes to sunglasses. See below for a peek Maria Grazia Chiuri’s […]

Laurie Brookins on Resort’s Quiet Importance

The transitional season between fall and spring – Resort inspires yearnings of wanderlust with pieces tailor-made for escapism and adventure. Fall/winter collections always seem to capture the lion’s share of attention on the fashion calendar; perhaps it’s a subconscious holdover of that feeling we enjoyed as children, the thrill of September “back to school” clothes that signaled the beginning of […]

Laurent Ferrier Limited Edition Galet Square

By Kristen Shirley Laurent Ferrier has released a limited-edition Galet Square timepiece that is exclusively available at Swiss FineTiming’s Walton Street location in Chicago. Keeping its namesake square case, Ferrier designed a two-tone red gold sector dial mixing circular and vertical satin-brushed finishes for a subtle effect. At 6 o’clock there is a small seconds subdial. In addition to lugs […]

Men’s Trend: Backpacks

By Olivia Cuccaro What once was only a book carrier for schoolchildren or a rugged, hands-free bag for adventurers, the backpack has since established itself as a sharp-looking accessory for men. It’s as practical as it is stylish, making it a contender against the classic briefcase for professionals and jet setters alike. From leather to prints, see this editor’s picks […]