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Elite Traveler November/December 2015

ET NovDec 15DISCOVER

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Object of desire

The World’s craziest humidor

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Travel-

Boutique Sydney hotels, stylish ski lodges

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Watches

The British watch revival, profile of Greubel Forsey

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Men’s style

Shearling coats, Stefano Ricci’s ski line, Chelsea boots

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Women’s style

Fur coats, reinventing Fendi’s it bag, crystal-encrusted sandals

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Jewelry

The $4.5m necklace that took 28 years to make

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Beauty

Spa de la Mer in New York, a top fragrance house in Paris

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Technology

A futuristic robot clock, the spiral groove turntable

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Motoring

The new 2016 convertibles, Porsche goes electric

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Yachts

The fastest motor yacht in the world, eco-friendly yachting

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Food & Drink

Rare whiskies, Petrossian caviar, boozy festive gifts

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Design

Zürich’s most outlandish suite, new art gallery openings

INFLUENCE

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Roberta Naas on…

The beauty of chiming watches

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Gerard Basset on…

The history of Spain’s finest wine

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Laurie Brookins on…

The most exquisite High Jewelry pieces

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Andy Simpson on…

Investing in whisky

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Joanne Harris on…

The nature of temptation

INSPIRE

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Desert escapes

Top 10 wilderness retreats

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Gift guide

Cover story: the most coveted little luxuries

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Up, up and away

Ballooning in the mysterious kingdom of Bhutan

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Jackson Hole

Off-Piste skiing at Wyoming’s hidden gem

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Viscount Linley

Chairman of Christie’s on business and design

EXPLORE

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Total guide

Paris: where to stay, eat and play

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Itinerary

Uruguay: how to spend a weekend, week or longer

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Life through a lens

London: photographer Tom Parker on his favorite spots

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Top suites

Miami: the best hotel rooms in the city

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Flight of fancy

Beijing: breakfast on the Great Wall of China