Elite Traveler Magazine May/June 2013

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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.

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ELITE ACCESS

BY TOVA SYROWICZ

Your guide to the season’s most exclusive events around the world, from the premiere edition of Art Basel Hong Kong to a Vintage Wine Weekend in Maui.

FLASH

Elite Traveler is on the scene at the Just Cavalli after-party in Milan, the unveiling of a Chivas-Pininfarina partnership in Manhattan and beyond.

FEATURES

TOP 100 RESTAURANTS IN THE WORLD

Elite Traveler and Laurent-Perrier champagne present the very best 100 eateries on the planet, from Michelin heavyweights in France and Spain to rising stars in Mexico, South Africa, Australia and beyond.

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.

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.

ACCESSORIES

BY DREW TAYLOR

Summer’s hottest accessories for him and her pack a punch with strong shapes, eye-catching textural elements and stark black-and-white color combos.

RUNWAY REPORT

BY JESSICA MICHAULT

Deconstructed and revamped, the tuxedo appeals to ladies in a whole new way, while gents step into spring with earth-toned tailoring; plus a new look for Levi’s, fancy footwear and a boutique for the lads to get lost in.

FASHION

PHOTOGRAPHY BY JENNY BROUGH
STYLING BY SIMON RASMUSSEN

Boys: Keep those sunglasses in easy reach. Bold textures paired with metallic gear will have your girls shining as brightly as the sun this season.

 

HIGH STYLE

LIMITED TIME

BY ELIZABETH DOERR

Two ever-imaginative independent watchmakers advance the art (and science) of telling time with playful thinking and logical innovations.

HOROLOGY

BY NATE BORGELT

While our increasingly electric world can throw your movement’s accuracy off-kilter, three brands pull out the big guns in the fight against magnetism.

WATCH TRENDS

BY JESSICA MICHAULT

From micro-sculptures to grand complications, be prepared to swoon for the best of SIHH’s top 2013 launches.

COLLECTING JEWELRY

BY DREW TAYLOR

Nostalgic collections from Tiffany & Co. and Cartier revive the pizzazz of the Jazz Age, just as Roaring Twenties icon The Great Gatsby hits the big screen.

GEMS & JEWELS

BY DREW TAYLOR

Once crafted from precious metals, coins from the ancient world add gravitas to these elegant pieces.

DEPARTMENTS

FINANCE

BY RUSS ALAN PRINCE

Find out how private placement variable life insurance can offset the taxes on your next big bonus or hedge fund return.

JET FOCUS

BY MIKE ESPINDLE

Bombardier’s long-haul Global 6000 takes on the world with extended range and a super-spacious interior layout that blows away the competition.

AT SEA

BY MIKE ESPINDLE

Luxe add-ons like a baby grand and cinema setup round out spa pools, gyms and toys aplenty on these three lavish vessels dropping anchor in the Med this summer.

TEST DRIVE

BY HOLLY REICH

Stately presence and speed-demon thrills come together in Bentley’s Continental GT Convertible, plus Jaguar’s AWD XJ flagship and a lighter, more powerful SL from Mercedes-Benz.

PURE DECADENCE

BY DREW TAYLOR

There’s spa, and then there’s La Prairie. Combine
your next Caribbean escape with some serious caviar-
enhanced skincare at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand
Cayman’s Silver Rain, the region’s only La Prairie Spa.

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