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Aston Martin From Goldeneye Heads To Auction

By Arun Kakar

Synonymous with the world’s greatest spy, the Aston Martin DB5 driven by Pierce Brosnan is set to go on auction this summer at a Bonhams auction during the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The car was driven by Brosnan in 1995’s Goldeneye, where it was used in the famous opening fight between Bond and villainess Xenia Onatopp through the Monaco hills. […]

Michelin-Starred Chefs Create Collaborative Playlist for Restaurant Story

By Lauren Hill

Earlier this month, renowned chef Tom Sellers relaunched his Michelin-starred, award-winning dining spot Restaurant Story following an extensive renovation that simultaneously marked a transformation in the experience you have here. Not only has the restaurant undergone a complete redesign, the renovation has also signified the arrival of a new culinary concept and dining experience – a part of this re-imagined […]

The Season’s Prettiest Plaid Designs

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Plaid takes a feminine twist this season, appearing in ladylike silhouettes and colors. At Oscar de la Renta, Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia showed an oversized plaid navy-and-white top whose dramatic grid contrasted beautifully with its nipped waist and trailing asymmetrical hem. Christian Dior’s Maria Grazia Chiuri, meanwhile, impressed […]

The Best Hotel Restaurants in London

By Lauren Hill & Will Grice

For the Elite Traveler the opportunity to stay in a hotel with an amazing restaurant is a special one. Far too many luxury hotels let themselves down at the final hurdle by offering sub-par food, but for those finding themselves jetting off to the English capital we have rounded up 12 of the best hotel restaurants in the city. From […]

CORE: Club Founder Jennie Enterprise on Curating Ideas

By Lauren Hill

Having become one of New York’s most prominent members’ clubs, CORE: now attracts attention from across the globe, but there’s more to this exclusive hub than first meets the eye. The club curates more than 200 events a year based on the latest trends in art, travel, cuisine, commerce and more, promoting conversation between members who prove influential in both […]

Maximilian Büsser on Surrounding Himself with Good People

This story originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. An engineer by trade,Maximilian Büsser, known as Max, is the founder of one of the most futuristic and highly technical independent watch brands in the world: MB&F. The acronym stands for Max Büsser and Friends, because, as he tells Roberta Naas, he could not have developed his loyal following […]

Gaggenau’s Pop-Up Restaurant Concept Lands in Los Angeles

Considered one of the hardest tickets to snag in town, Gaggenau’s pop-up concept, Restaurant 1683, is heading to Los Angeles May 21-23 to give Angelenos one of the most unique epicurean adventures in town.   Taking place over three evenings, Gaggenau has enlisted three-Michelin-starred Chef Daniel Humm to create delicious and inventive meals for the invite-only experience. Humm, Chef and […]

The Jet Charter Company Reducing Their Carbon Footprint

By Arun Kakar

The ‘Uber of private jets’ is to offer carbon offsetting against a number of their European routes, with plans to expand the program globally. Victor – a website and app that pairs flyers with private jet operators – says carbon credits will be added to the flight log of its users, which will then be used to contribute towards environmental initiatives […]

Seeing Stripes in this Season’s Menswear

By Benjamin Liong Setiawan

This story originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Designers had fun with stripes this season, as seen on everything from sportswear to tailoring and even accessories. Cerruti 1881’s Jason Basmajian went into the archives and reinterpreted classic looks from Nino Cerruti himself, most notably this Breton-striped crew-neck sweater and linen parka. A nonchalant ease characterizes Guillaume Meilland’s […]

The Six Best Restaurants in San Francisco

By Nick Levine

San Francisco evokes images of awe inspiring bridges, glistening bays, skateboards, skyscrapers and tech billionaires but it is also home to a fast evolving and fascinating foodie culture. It has long been famous for its cutting edge food trends and award winning restaurants, with 40% of tourists listing food as one of the main reasons for visiting. San Francisco has […]