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Luxury Men’s Accessories for Summer 2019

By Kristen Shirley

Celebrating the release of the Summer Issue, Elite Traveler brings you the ultimate selection of luxury men’s accessories. Into the Wild If it’s an all-American getaway you’re after, gear up with pieces perfect for roaming the Wyoming wilderness or plains of Montana. Retire from your day outdoors with Michter’s bourbon, fire-charred in American oak barrels, or Pappy van Winkle’s buttery-yet-fruity […]

The Best Ruby Jewelry for July

By Emma Reynolds

You may associate rubies with Valentine’s Day for its rich red color, but rubies are actually the birthstone for those born in July. Rubies are part of the ‘Big Three,’ (along with emeralds and sapphires) are one of the most valuable gemstones on Earth, commanding one of the highest price-per-carat of any stone, according to the Gemological Institute of America […]

Net-a-Porter Launches Invitation-Only High-Jewelry Site

By Emma Reynolds

Online luxury shopping destination, Net-a-Porter, is delivering the ultimate luxury destination for its high-jewelry and timepiece connoisseurs via its new invitation-only digital shopping experience, EIP Privé, which launched July 3. EIP stands for ‘Extremely Important People,’ which Net-a-Porter truly believes: Many of the selections on the site will have traditionally offline jewelry maisons’ most coveted selections, including unique pieces that […]

Travel Diaries: Chloe Gosselin

In our exciting new Travel Diaries series, Elite Traveler speaks with designers, style icons and gurus in their respective fields on their must-have travel items when trotting the globe.   Chloe Gosselin, founder of Chloe Gosselin Japan Former-model-turned-luxury-shoe-designer Chloe Gosselin founded her eponymous label Chloe Gosselin in 2014 after spending years traveling internationally for work. The French-born designer studied Fine Arts at the […]

A Luxury Guide to Men’s Calendar Watches

By Elite Traveler

by Roberta Naas Today, we take for granted that a quick glance at our phone tells us the date, but in the past, ingenious watchmakers had to devise mechanical marvels to keep track of the calendar. The most complicated of those watches, perpetual calendars, even account for leap years thanks to hundreds of cams and levers. These watches have their […]

Louis Vuitton Launches Louis Vuitton X

By Emma Reynolds

Over the years, Louis Vuitton has had an impressive roster of collaborations with artists, including Takashi Murakami, Jeff Koons and Stephen Sprouse, to name a few. Opening Friday, June 28, in Beverly Hills in LA, the concept exhibition will showcase the brand’s journey through its collaborations using interactive digital technology and art to tell the story. It will run through […]

Travel Diaries: Valérie Messika, Founder of Messika

By Emma Reynolds

In our exciting new Travel Diaries series, Elite Traveler speaks with designers, style icons and gurus in their respective fields on their must-have travel items when trotting the globe. Messika, Valérie Messika Morocco Messika was founded in Paris in 2005 and is currently run by Valérie Messika, founder of diamond merchant, André Messika. The fine-jewelry company has contemporary designs, inspired […]

Men’s Summer Fashion Cover Shoot: London Calling

By Elite Traveler

The Elite Traveler Men’s Issue highlights this season’s best suiting and tailored casual wear. Set within the Unesco World Heritage site of Maritime Greenwich, The Old Royal Naval College is the perfect backdrop for our sophisticated selection of summer styles. Above: Canali textured blazer, $1,050, trousers, $695 Dior Men double-shirt effect blouson, $1,700 Paul Smith leather belt, $195 Salvatore Ferragamo […]

The Best Swimwear for Summer

By Emma Reynolds

Heading out to Cape Cod? Jetting down to Mexico? How about Mykonos? Elite Traveler has the best swimwear for summer to keep you looking stylish all season. Read on for our men’s and women’s picks, paired with the most ideal destination to wear them in. Our corresponding guides tell you where to go and what to see in each locale. For a […]

Four Luxury Women’s Skeleton Watches For 2019

By Kristen Shirley

To best show off the miniature machine on your wrist, look to a skeleton watch. These timepieces do not have dials, so the mechanics are on full display. Watchmakers remove as much metal as possible from a movement, allowing you to admire the inner workings of your timepiece. The most talented do more than just remove metal: They perfectly finish […]