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Take Home Design Inspiration from this Warhol Retrospective

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. This November, the Whitney museum in New York City is displaying a major exhibition by the one-and-only Andy Warhol. The Technicolored face of the pop-art era, Warhol’s unmistakable work will be on display until March 31, 2019. The retrospective, Andy Warhol — From A to B and Back Again, […]

What to See at London Art Week Winter 2018

By Lauren Hill

Now a twice-yearly event, London Art Week celebrates pre-contemporary art in galleries across the city’s traditional fine arts district, Mayfair and St James, where the art scene has flourished for over 200 years. The London Art Week Winter 2018 edition, Salons, will run from November 29th to December 7th, with exhibitions, auctions and one-off events delving into 5,000 years of […]

Winter Whites in this Season’s Menswear

By Elite Traveler

By Kristen Shirley and Emma Reynolds This story originally appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. The season’s runways were all about winter white. Go all in with head-to-toe, or add some lightness to a darker fall look with a briefcase or sneaker you can wear year-round. Boss jacket, $1,195, knit top, $348, pants, $398, hat, $248, shoes, $695, […]

Inside the 28th Cartier Racing Awards at The Dorchester

By Lauren Hill

Last night, the 28th edition of Cartier’s annual Racing Awards took place at The Dorchester Hotel in London. Hosted by the managing director of Cartier UK, Laurent Feniou, and Cartier racing consultant, the Hon. Harry Herbert, this illustrious affair saw the best in European horseracing come together to celebrate the top horses and one particular trainer who stood out in […]

A Closer Look at Patek Philippe’s Rare Handcrafts

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Patek Philippe dedicates countless hours to preserving uncommon artistic métiers in its ultra-exclusive collection of clocks and watches — Rare Handcrafts. Many pieces are never seen in public; they pass nearly directly from the workshop to the client’s hands. CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL Patek Philippe creates only a handful of beautiful dome […]

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 […]

The Seasons’s Most Feminine Trend

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Bring some romance into your wardrobe with the season’s most feminine trend, dark florals. Boucheron high jewelry flower ring in titanium and 18K yellow gold with 5.99-carat purple sapphire, pavé spessartite garnets and pavé colored sapphires, price on request, Boucheron in London, +44 207 514 9170, boucheron.com

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 […]

Sotheby’s to Host #SheInspiresMe Auction: 20 Unique Experiences

By Lauren Hill

The charity supporting women survivors of war, Women for Women International, has announced details of its upcoming Sothby’s auction, #SheInspiresMe Auction: 20 Unique Experiences. The auction of unique experiences and one-off items is being hosted online throughout November until culminating on November 19th in an invite-only event at Sotheby’s London. Leading figures and brands from the world of art, design, film, […]