Elite Traveler Magazine March / April 2014

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FEATURES

TOP SUITES OF CANCUN AND RIVIERA MAYA

BY COLEMAN BENTLEY

Combining Mexican flair with beachside cool, the most stylish suites in Cancun and Riviera Maya exemplify unsurpassed service and amenities.

14 DAYS SOUTH AMERICA

BY SCOTT GOETZ

From the cosmopolitan charms of Buenos Aires to the pristine coast of Uruguay, spend a fortnight enjoying the most over-the-top experiences across the Latin continent.

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HIGH LIFE

NEWS & PREVIEWS

The latest updates in luxury travel, services, and style, plus Glitterati on the Go, Confidante, and a special elite shopping section.

ELITE ACCESS

BY SAHAR KHAN

Your guide to the season’s most exclusive events, from an art show and a spring regatta in BVI to the Tribeca Film Festival, and more.

FLASH

Elite Traveler is on the scene at the King Cole Bar & Salon at St. Regis New York to the AltaRoma Fashion Week in Rome, and beyond.

DEPARTMENTS

JET FOCUS

BY MIKE ESPINDLE

Nextant introduces the latest “remanufactured” business aircraft, the G90XT.

TEST DRIVE

BY MIKE ESPINDLE

Land Rover’s latest iteration of Range Rover Sports comes with a supercharged engine and enhanced handling, plus multifaceted vehicles from Cadillac and Aston Martin.

PURE DECADENCE

BY SAHAR KHAN

Tucked in a verdant jungle canopy that abuts the Pacific Ocean and offering unparalleled service, Mukul, Nicaragua’s latest luxury resort, showcases nature and nurture at its best.

HIGH STYLE

HOROLOGY

BY SAORI OMURA

The moon phase is placed center stage in these ethereal watches.

LIMITED TIME

BY ELIZABETH DOERR

Two boutique brands debut innovative timekeepers that blend science into science fiction.

Watch Trends

BY JESSICA MICHAULT

The most stunning watches from SIHH hint at timepiece trends for the coming year.

COLLECTING JEWELRY

BY DREW TAYLOR

Jewelers pay homage to the Year of the Horse with bejeweled baubles as majestic as the powerful creatures.

GEMS & JEWELS

BY DREW TAYLOR

Jet-black metals and bronzed baubles add a sultry edge to spring.

ACCESSORIES

BY DREW TAYLOR

Sleek luggage, polished oxfords, and sophisticated sunnies showcase springtime style for men on the go.

RUNWAY REPORT

BY JESSICA MICHAULT

The evergreen combination of black and white brings a monochromatic sophistication to male wardrobes, and the ladies get ready to shine as bright as the sun in spring’s dazzling metallic pieces.

FASHION

PHOTOGRAPHY BY GREG LOTUS

STYLING BY SIMON RASMUSSEN

A sense of danger completes spring’s most dashing looks, worthy of 007.