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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Shop the Shoot: Floral Prints

By Olivia Cuccaro For our January/February issue, we headed to the Brazilian Court Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida to show off the hottest thing in Resort wear. There’s nothing quite like a floral print to put you in a vacation state of mind. Find out where to shop the looks featured in the magazine and see some of this editor’s […]

Women’s Style: Dots

By Olivia Cuccaro Black-and-white motifs dotting our clothes, shoes and accessories have been in style as long as we can remember. The graphic icon has had a place on Marilyn Monroe’s ruffled bikini, Twiggy’s mod accessories and countless runways. Frank Sinatra even crooned about Polka Dots and Moonbeams. The polka dot is a whimsical pattern that seems to have a place […]

Men’s Style: Pale

By Kristen Shirley While bright yellow, shades of pink and printed pieces were some of Spring’s biggest trends, quiet colors are a sleeper trend seen on the streets, not just on the runway. Left: Ermenegildo Zegna, jacket, $2,495; linen shirt, $345; trousers, $475; silk scarf, $105; sunglasses, $365; shoes, $695, available at selected Ermenegildo Zegna boutiques, Middle: Jeffrey Rüdes, […]

Menswear by Stella

By Kristen Shirley This story originally appeared in the January/February 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. With her quiet luxury, dedication to animal rights and sustainable fashion, effortless style and signature playfulness, Stella McCartney designs a collection for the man who stands next to the Stella McCartney woman. Focusing on classic pieces with a creative twist, the collection includes suiting with unusual proportions, […]

Menswear by Stella

The Lady Dior Project

By Kristen Shirley This story originally appeared in the January/February 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Building on the success of its collaboration with artist Marc Quinn last summer, Dior expands the Lady Dior Project by giving six artists total carte blanche to bring their art to the Lady Dior bag and accessories. The bag’s iconic shape and signature charms lend itself well […]

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