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Voyagez with Louis Vuitton at a New Exhibit

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Travel and Louis Vuitton. For over 150 years, the two have been inextricably linked. And while classic monogrammed trunks covered in stamps from exotic destinations instantly come to mind, there’s so much more, as you can see firsthand at the house’s New York exhibit, Volez, Voguez, Voyagez. For its […]

Bottega Veneta Brings Back the Lauren Clutch

This story originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Add a piece of history to your closet—Bottega Veneta has brought the Lauren 1980 clutch out of the archives. Lauren Hutton originally carried the bag in American Gigolo, and earlier this year carried the same bag in the house’s 50th anniversary show. For fall, it introduces new colors and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Shiny Shoes: Fall’s Most Glamorous Footwear

By Kristen Shirley This story originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Let your feet do the talking in some of fall’s most glamorous footwear. MISSONI These multi-colored glitter boots have just enough gold as a base to keep them from veering that bit too far into the 1970s glam rock era, and make enough of a statement to […]

Berluti Unveils a Second Women’s Capsule Collection

By Olivia Cuccaro Already a beloved luxury menswear brand, Parisian fashion house Berluti is making a foray into feminine footwear just in time for fall. The second women’s capsule collection includes new models as well as classic designs in Berluti’s iconic Venezia calfskin. The brand’s distinctive leather look comes from natural pigments and essential oils being rubbed into the material, and […]

Men’s Style: Three Versatile Luxe Leather Totes

By Benjamin Liong Setiawan This story originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. The perfect leather tote is not easy to find. These three options strike the right balance that works for the office or as a carry-on when traveling. Valextra This North South tote is made with soft-grained calfskin and has compartments inside for organization, as well as […]

Women’s Style: Fabulous Feathers

By Kristen Shirley This story originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. In his eagerly-anticipated first collection for Calvin Klein, Raf Simons included a series of looks with plastic over-dresses and overcoats. A faux-fur coat was perhaps the talk of New York Fashion Week, but the feather cocktail dresses partially covered in plastic was our favorite. At Prada, feathers […]

Louis Vuitton Debuts Travel Cases for Your Fragrances

By Olivia Cuccaro If you can’t leave home without your favorite Louis Vuitton perfume, the latest launch from the maison will send you packing. In celebration of the one-year anniversary of Les Parfums Louis Vuitton, you can give your signature scent the same gorgeously leather-clad storage as your wardrobe on your next trip. Designed by Marc Newson — known for […]

Women’s Style: Red Hot

By Kristen Shirley This story originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Shades of red, orange and raspberry walked the runway in every major fashion week. Whether it was a standout statement piece or head-to-toe separates, the colors made quite an impression and stayed very far away from the typical Christmas party look. At Max Mara, different textures and […]