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Charlotte Olympia x Globe-Trotter

By Kristen Shirley This story originally appeared in the May/June 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Inject some English glamour into your travels with Charlotte Olympia’s capsule collection for Globe-Trotter. The fabulous shoe designer and venerable luxury travel brand teamed up for a four-piece collection, available for a limited time. In addition to a 20in and 30in trolley and a glamorous […]

Men’s Style: The Kooples Journey through Asia

By Benjamin Liong Setiawan This story originally appeared in the May/June 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Waris Ahluwalia is a fixture on the fashion and social scenes. His personal style landed him on Vanity Fair’s 2010 international best-Dressed list and British GQ’s best-Dressed list, international edition, in 2016. Ahluwalia also designs a jewelry collection, House of Waris, and has acted […]

Women’s Style: Slim Suits

By Kristen Shirley This story originally appeared in the May/June 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Could it be? Did designers decide to truly give women who work something to wear to the office, as well as a chic evening alternative to a dress? Yes! For pre-fall, many prim and fashionable looks walked the runway, but our favorite is the slim suit. […]

The Fussy Shopper VIP Gifting Service

By Lauren Jade Hill “If I can’t find something for a client, I become obsessed with getting it, so I get a real buzz when I’ve found it,” Sophie says as she sits across from me. In partnership, Sophie Spencer and Natalie Bellamy founded the high-end personal shopping, personal gifting and corporate gifting service The Fussy Shopper just over a […]

Men’s Style: Square Root

By Benjamin Liong Setiawan This story originally appeared in the May/June 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Throughout the menswear collections shown in New York, London, Milan and Paris, we noticed a common ground that many of the designers shared. Squares were popping up all over the runways in various forms, from buffalo checks to windowpanes. It was seen on suiting, separates, […]

Vilebrequin Collaborates with Karl Lagerfeld

By Olivia Cuccaro Get your beach bag ready. Swimwear favorite Vilebrequin has teamed up with fashion mogul Karl Lagerfeld on a new summer capsule collection. Vilebrequin’s French Riviera-cool combines with Lagerfeld’s chic sophistication for this season’s must-have beach pieces. Just in time for swim season, the limited-edition collection comprises eight items for both men and women. Drawing inspiration from rivieras […]

Proenza Schouler Curates Book Collection in New York

By Olivia Cuccaro The new accessory this season? Proenza Schouler says it’s a good book. The New York-based womenswear and accessories brand has partnered with Dashwood Books to introduce a curated selection of titles to decorate Proenza Schouler’s Soho store. On Greene Street, the store will change titles each season to reflect the current collection and the interests of the […]

Shop the Shoot: Sporty Fashion

By Olivia Cuccaro For our March/April issue, we explored Kauai to put sporty fashion to the test. From wandering through Waimea Canyon, to catching rays at Kukui’ula, these athletic trends are ready for adventure. Find out where to shop the looks featured in the magazine and see some of this editor’s picks for the floral trend below. The Shoot: Adam […]

Dior Homme Collaborates with Artist Toru Kamei

By Olivia Cuccaro This summer, floral prints have made their way into stylish menswear collections. French fashion house Dior has tapped Japanese artist Toru Kamei as the inspiration for its new Dior Homme summer line. Designed by Kris Van Assche, the Dior Homme summer collection features an exclusive artistic collaboration with Kamei, known for his botanical still life paintings. The […]

Women’s Style: Heat Wave

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Embrace spring fashion as seen here in the dramatic landscape of the south shore of Kaua‘i. From stripes in Waimea Canyon to sporty swimwear in Poipu and color-blocking in Kukui‘ula, we bring your island fantasies to life. Photographer Thomas Whiteside, Stylist Jamie Frankel Adam Lippes top, $390, fluted skirt, […]