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Louis Vuitton’s First Fragrance Pop-Up in US

By Olivia Cuccaro Scents are sensual business. A gift of perfume for Valentine’s Day can be deeply personal, an ode to femininity and emotion. For the perfect fragrance, Louis Vuitton’s pop-up shop is now open at South Coast Plaza in California. The brand’s first fragrance pop-up in the Americas, the venue celebrates Les Parfums Louis Vuitton—its first perfume launch in […]

Heart-Shaped Jewelry

By Olivia Cuccaro Valentine’s Day is nearly here and it’s time to show your loved one just how much you care. In 1941, actor Tyrone Power called upon his friend, jeweler Duke Fulco di Verdura, for a way to symbolically “gift wrap” his heart as a present for his wife (see below). While we think jewelry is the perfect gift for any occasion, […]

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 […]

The Luxury Valentine’s Gift Guide 2017

As Valentine’s Day comes around each year, so does the opportunity to show your partner how much you care. And what better way to do so than by seeking out a gift that will be savored at the most romantic time of year, and coveted for months or even years to come. Here’s our pick of luxurious Valentine’s gifts that are […]

Valentine's Gift Guide

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, […]

Material Matters

Roger Dubuis’ SIHH reveals are eagerly anticipated in the watch community, with everyone wondering what tradition he is going to turn on its head. The Excalibur Quatuor CobaltMicroMelt is not entirely new, but the updates are bold and exciting. The big news is the material used in the case, bezel, case back and crown, a cobalt chrome alloy used in […]

Roger Dubuis

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

City Dweller? How Pollution Affects Your Hair

While we love the glitz and glamour of city life, many of us know living in a city comes with its downfalls – one of those being pollution. City pollution is a sure-fire way to induce premature aging, not just of the skin, but of our hair too. The shaft of the hair (i.e. the visible part) is ‘dead’, however, […]

Christie’s Auction for Valentine’s Day

By Olivia Cuccaro This Valentine’s Day, there’s no better gift for her than a stunning piece of jewelry. Through February 9, Christie’s Jewels Online is featuring a selection of vintage and Art Deco jewelry as well as a variety of pieces with a Valentine theme. See below for our picks of their most romantic jewels. Chopard Happy Amore pendant necklace, starting […]