Shopping & Lifestyle

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Rare & Beautiful: Garden Party

By Manon Crespi With spring in the air flowers are cropping up everywhere. And so, too, is the next wave of spring’s floral-themed jewelry. Nature has always been a source of inspiration for jewelry designers, but it can hardly get old when it references the new life and new beginnings that springtime faithfully brings. Whether classical or contemporary in form […]

Rebus: Bringing a Classic Back

By Lauren Jade Hill Since 1971, the workshop of the goldsmiths and hand engravers behind Rebus has been retaining its traditional hand-engraving methods, which has led to its long-held reputation for quality. Now, Rebus places the focus on hand-engraved signet rings, and with an increasing appreciation for classic jewelry in which people can express their individuality, they’re receiving a new wave […]

The Luxury Technology Show Comes to New York

By Olivia Cuccaro On Thursday, March 23, The Luxury Technology Show took place at The Metropolitan Pavilion in New York. Produced by Rand Luxury, the showcase displayed the best of high-end electronics and technology for the affluent consumer. Retail executives, media and entertainment industry professionals gathered to experience the latest innovations in a variety of categories, including photography, smart watches […]

Jewelry: Pure Gold

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Diamonds are forever, but there’s something about architectural jewelry in gorgeous gold that is pure and beautiful. In Paris, Gaia Repossi modernized her family’s brand with avant-garde high jewelry that uses significant stones in unexpected ways. “It’s a new and quite radical approach,” Gaia says, “with huge respect […]

Gübelin and Roger Dubuis Collaborate to Find Inspiration in Paraiba Tourmalines

On October 27, 2016, the House of Gübelin and the Geneva Manufacturer of Roger Dubuis jointly presented delightful new creations based on Paraiba tourmalines. Gübelin found inspiration for its new “Grace of the Sea Anemone” line from the inner world of a Paraiba tourmaline. In keeping with this theme, Roger Dubuis created the “Velvet Paraiba” watch, incorporating the fluid forms […]

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, […]

Wolf & Badger Opens Store in New York

By Olivia Cuccaro New York’s famed Soho shopping district has added another luxury retailer to its chic streets. Hailing from the UK, Wolf & Badger debuted its first US retail outpost on Grand Street, among high-end neighbors like Alexander Wang and Saint Laurent. Founded in 2010 by brothers George and Henry Graham, Wolf & Badger curates a selection of independent […]

April Birthstone Jewelry: Diamond

By Olivia Cuccaro April showers sparkle with this month’s birthstone- the diamond. Not just for engagement rings, the stone dazzles in bracelets, necklaces, earrings, rings and more. While most of these precious gems are more than a billion years old, diamonds can appropriately adorn women of all ages, making a diamond-studded piece the perfect April birthday present. See this editor’s […]