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Elite Traveler Asia Fall 2013

Elite Traveler Asia Fall / Winter 2013

FEATURES

TOP SUITES OF PARIS

BY KELLY CARTER

All roads might lead to Rome, but the suite action in fabled Paris, from new to freshly renovated, classically ornate to contemporary chic, demands a lengthy layover.

BEST SUITES OF THE HIMALAYAS

BY SCOTT GOETZ

Dotted across the mist-shrouded, vertiginous landscape of Bhutan, Himalayan China, and northern India, these suites deliver a personal Shangri-la.

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14 DAYS OF ULTIMATE SCOTLAND & IRELAND GOLF

BY LARRY OLMSTED

Heaven for linksmen, this two-week tour takes in not only some of the highest-ranking courses on earth, but also the most historic, coupled with decadent suites, spa, and eats.

HIGH LIFE

NEWS & PREVIEWS

The latest updates in luxury travel, services and style, plus Glitterati on the Go, Posh Pets in Tow, Confidante, Private Dining and a special shopping section.

ELITE ACCESS

BY KATY LAM

Our guide to the season’s most exclusive events in Asia, from jewelry, art, and wine fairs to film festivals, polo tournaments, regattas, and more.

FLASH

Elite Traveler is on the scene at the unveiling of Bulgari’s latest collection in Tokyo, the star-studded after-party for Beijing’s international film fest, and beyond.

HIGH STYLE

WATCH TRENDS

BY JESSICA MICHAULT

Discover the most eye-catching, creative, and wrist-worthy timepieces from this year’s top watch fairs.

HOROLOGY

BY SAORI OMURA

Effortlessly keep track of time across multiple time zones with this trifecta of smartly designed watches.

LIMITED EDITIONS

BY ELIZABETH DOERR

Two venerable watchmakers celebrate the playful allure of automatons with these exclusive timepieces.

JEWELRY TRENDS

BY DIVIA HARILELA

Stunning jewels mix Art Deco appeal with space-age luster in the season’s most collectible pieces.

GEMS & JEWELS

BY DREW TAYLOR

Echoing the dark glamour of The Great Gatsby, these Jazz Age-inspired jewels would make Daisy covetous.

RUNWAY REPORT

BY JESSICA MICHAULT

Haute couture is updated for the modern woman, and gents are advised to invest in gray suits, blue hues, rugged boots, and more.

ACCESSORIES

BY DREW TAYLOR

Ladylike top-handle bags add prim and proper style to fall wardrobes, while edgy metallics and bedecked smoking slippers enchant in the evening. Men gear up for the season with the Chelsea boot and an elegant, endearing touch of velvet.

FASHION

PHOTOGRAPHY BY ADAM FRANZINO
STYLING BY RONALD BURTON

Toying with glamour, longing, and ennui, the dark side of chic exposes the depths of the leading lady’s psyche.

DEPARTMENTS

JET FOCUS

BY MIKE ESPINDLE

Bombardier’s Challenger 350 line expansion has sparked interest across the globe.

IN FLIGHT

BY MIKE ESPINDLE

The second year of ABACE’s relaunch sees exciting new developments from Gulfstream, Cessna, and more.

TEST DRIVE

BY MIKE ESPINDLE

Aston Martin’s Rapide S handles so well, you’ll forget it has four doors—until you need the extra space, that is; plus extra power-and-practicality pairings from Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar.

AT SEA

BY NICK WALTON

Escape the chills of fall on stylish charter vessels making the rounds across Asia’s tropical waters.

SERENITY

BY NICK WALTON

It’s difficult to top the automatic nirvana of landing in the Seychelles, but the islands’ top spas do just that, taking guests on a sensory odyssey to blissful oblivion.

CHEERS

BY NICK WALTON

Johnnie Walker, Chivas, and Compass Box infiltrate the Asian market with artisanal preparations of blended whiskeys boasting rare ingredients sheathed in handcrafted crystal bottles.

THE GUIDE

Our guide to the hottest new clubs, bars, lounges, and restaurants in some of the most happening cities on the planet.

PURE DECADENCE

BY NICK WALTON

The revamped Majestic Hotel in Kuala Lumpur pays homage to its colonial roots, while firmly anchored in luxe 21st-century comforts.