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Women’s Style: Sharp Shoulders

By Kristen Shirley Yes, yes, yes, the 1980s are back, and have been for a few seasons now. While outrageous sleeves have yet to trickle down into the everyday, sharp shoulders are a low-key way to work the trend into your wardrobe.  Left: Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello Le Smoking jumpsuit $3,190, shoes $795, available at Saint Laurent in New […]

Moynat Opens Pop-Up Shop at Barneys

By Olivia Cuccaro Previously only available on Madison Avenue in New York, French leather goods atelier Moynat is bringing its handbags to the West Coast of the US for a limited time. In Los Angeles, Moynat has opened a pop-up shop at Barneys New York Beverly Hills for a six-month stretch. Founded in 1849 by Pauline Moynat, the brand began […]

Want Apothecary Opens in New York

By Olivia Cuccaro With its namesake restaurant making our list of the Top 100 Restaurants in the World, The NoMad Hotel is already an Elite Traveler favorite. Add a high-end retail experience to the North-of-Madison-Square-Park property, and it’s a Manhattan must. Hailing from Canada, Want Apothecary has opened its first US location at The NoMad Hotel in New York. The […]

Men’s Style: Seams Perfect

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Every well-dressed man should boast at least one made-to-measure or bespoke suit in his closet. While each is exceptional in fit, there is a difference. Made-to-measure suits see existing styles and patterns tailored to the client’s measurements. With a bespoke suit, the client selects everything – from fabric […]

Watches: A High-Tech Royal Oak

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. At this year’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva, Audemars Piguet released a watch that had everyone buzzing: a black-ceramic Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar. Converting Gérald Genta’s iconic design to ceramic was not an easy task. It took more than 600 hours of research alone to […]

A Mindfulness Spa Experience from Natura Bissé

By Olivia Cuccaro Exposure to toxins, pollution and environmental stressors can take a toll on skin that’s already battled a dry winter climate. A renewing facial for spring can do the trick, but it still doesn’t fully protect skin from external factors. Natura Bissé has created a way to grant your skin care wishes. For the first time, the Natura […]

Elite Style List: Fashion, Beauty & Beyond

From fashion, beauty, wellness and more, the Editors at Elite Traveler have picked their favorite products of late. So if you’re looking for some shopping inspiration, look no further than this week’s fabulous style edit.

Rare & Beautiful: Jewelry as Art

By Manon Crespi Whether the medium is canvas and paint, a sculpture of bronze or a modern dance, art is an intersection of life experiences; a meeting place of enlightenment and kinship. The same is true of fine-jewelry works of art, except before we get to the enlightenment and kinship part, we are first confronted with a deep, visceral response […]

Akris Collaborates with Artist Carmen Herrera

By Olivia Cuccaro Summer prints are slowly but surely starting to appear in clothing, as seen in the limited-edition line from luxury Swiss fashion brand Akris. Partnering with New York artist Carmen Herrera, Akris creative director Albert Kriemler brings paintings to life with a vibrant new collection. Akris is known for its sleek pieces with architectural and artistic influence, making the […]

Men’s Style: Camouflage

By Laurie Brookins This story originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Military themes ruled the spring/ summer 2017 men’s runways – from camouflage prints, to bomber jackets and Top Gun-centric jumpsuits. Aviators and a bomber jacket: It’s currently the must-have look for striding across tarmac. Left: Dior Homme khaki trench coat, $3,900, shirt, $540, cropped combat […]