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Rare & Beautiful: Nouvel Heritage

By Manon Crespi Camille Parruitte, the CEO and creative director of the Parisian jewelry company Nouvel Heritage spent the first 18 years of her life in the same predominantly French neighborhood in Paris and attended Catholic schools. In my recent interview with her, she explains that her first real encounter with diversity came when she landed in Boston, Massachusetts to attend […]

Elite Traveler Hosts Private Dinner at Art Basel Miami

By Emma Reynolds

Art Basel Miami, the art and social event of the season, has officially begun. To kick off the week-long celebration of art, music, film and design exhibitions, Elite Traveler hosted a 150-person sit-down dinner in partnership with the Royal Bank of Canada at the iconic Villa Casa Casuarina (formerly the Versace Mansion) on Wednesday, December 5. As guests entered the grounds […]

Personalized Barrels for Bourbon and Whiskey Aficionados

By Emma Reynolds

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Bourbon and whiskey aficionados will cherish these personalized barrels. Concoct your blend with a master distiller, create a custom label and have it delivered to your doorstep. Woodford Reserve Double Oak Single Barrel Personal Selection Venture down to where it all began in the heart of Kentucky (Versailles, to […]

Graff Opens Flagship Boutique in Hong Kong

By Emma Reynolds

Steps away from its former location, Graff opened the doors to its new Hong Kong flagship boutique this past weekend. The opulent 2,800-sq-ft salon in the heart of the city was designed in a collaboration between Graff and Peter Marino, and is an elegant space brimming with diamond jewelry and watches. More than just a place to shop for your […]

Watches of Switzerland Opens Flagship Store in Soho

By Emma Reynolds

The UK’s largest luxury watch retailer, Watches of Switzerland, has planted roots in the US with a flagship boutique in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood. The 8,0000-sq-ft retail space will carry an impressive roster of watches, including Patek Philippe, Rolex, Cartier, Breitling, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Girard-Perregaux, Ulysse Nardin and Hublot (among others). There’s something for everyone at this open-plan boutique — […]

Bodega Numanthia and Loewe Create Customizable Barrel

By Emma Reynolds

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. In a first-ever collaboration, Bodega Numanthia and Spanish fashion house Loewe have united to create a unique collector’s item: a customizable Loewe-leather-trimmed barrel. The supple leather is delicately wrapped around a 225-liter French oak cask, and can be customized in five colors, from navy to fiery red, then stamped […]

Stefano Ricci Opens Boutique in Miami Design District

By Emma Reynolds

Luxury Italian menswear designer and bespoke tailoring connoisseur, Stefano Ricci, opened a boutique in the Miami Design District on November 7, making it the fourth US boutique for the fashion house. The family-owned company prides itself in its luxury Italian-made menswear – and this boutique will carry a full lifestyle portfolio, including the brand’s classic and casual menswear, sportswear, accessories […]

Tod’s Factory Launches Capsule Collection with Alessandro Dell’Acqua

By Emma Reynolds

Italian heritage brand Tod’s is launching its first-ever Tod’s Factory capsule collection in collaboration with designer Alessandro Dell’Acqua. Staying true to the brand’s Italian roots, Tod’s enlisted the No.21 designer to infuse his own vision into seven ready-to-wear looks and nine shoe styles. The collection features only three colors on these pieces: Dell’Acqua’s signature rose and cipria and black colorways, plus […]

Elite Traveler Hosts Private Yacht Party in Fort Lauderdale

All aboard! On Friday, November 2, Elite Traveler hosted a private cocktail event aboard M/Y Siete from B&B Yacht Charters during the 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The event, set in the Las Olas Marina, hosted 60 high-net-worth guests, and was a fun night for readers and yacht enthusiasts to indulge in delicious bits and cocktails and mingle. Elite Traveler and B&B […]

Giuseppe Zanotti Pays Tribute to the King of Pop

By Emma Reynolds

To commemorate the King of Pop, Italian footwear brand Giuseppe Zanotti honors Michael Jackson with a one-of-a-kind sneaker to be auctioned off in New York on November 9 and 10. Covered in 108 carats of black diamonds and 18 carats of rubies, the sneaker will be auctioned off by Julien’s Auctions Icons & Idols Auction with a starting bid of […]