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Shackleton Reveals Frank Hurley Photographer’s Jacket

By Alex Martin

Adventure clothing specialists Shackleton has embraced the trailblazing spirit of the explorer it is named after with the release of the Frank Hurley Photographer’s Jacket. Shackleton, named after the great Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton, claims to have made the world’s first jacket engineered specifically for extreme-weather photography. The jacket comes with a number of photographer-friendly features including special compartments for […]

Men’s Winter Fashion: English Countryside Pursuits

By Kristen Shirley & Emma Reynolds

When traversing the English countryside, opt for rich colors, like forest green and brown, and sturdy fabrics, like wool, to protect you from the elements when enjoying your outdoor pursuits. Above: Kent & Curwen Stanton coat, $850, Camberwell East shirt, $215, Williams trousers, $230, Kent & Curwen in London, +44 207 240 6618, Above: Ralph Lauren Glen top coat, […]

Tiffany & Co’s First Men’s Pop-Up Shop is Open

By Emma Reynolds

Male fans of Tiffany & Co had a delightful year, with the brand announcing this past summer it would be launching its first-ever men’s jewelry collection. On December 6, the brand debuted its first-ever men’s pop-up shop next door to the flagship boutique on Fifth Avenue in New York City, and the pop-up will remain open until January 6. Those […]

Francois Graff on Diamonds and Legacy

By Roberta Naas

Leading a multifaceted, global, family-run business is no easy task. Francois Graff, CEO of Graff, one of the world’s most important jewelry houses, shares his insights and stories of rare stones with Roberta Naas. It is a very rare moment. I am sitting in a well-appointed office across from Francois Graff, the 50-something CEO of one of the most revered […]

Behind the Scenes: Van Cleef & Arpels

By Kristen Shirley

Each year, Van Cleef & Arpels’ president and CEO, Nicolas Bos, dreams up a romantic theme for the firm’s exquisite high-jewelry collections. He’s taken us into the ocean’s depths, reimagined classic fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm, and brought to life pairs of charming animals aboard Noah’s Ark. Now, he whisks us to fair Verona in an ode to William […]

Luxury Jewelry Crafted From Alternative Metals

By Kristen Shirley & Emma Reynolds

Not all that glitters is gold. Artists use alternative lightweight and durable metals, such as titanium, aluminum and rhodium, to craft intricate shapes. Add tanzanite, white diamonds and sapphires to create a bewitching sparkle. Above: Vhernier Blue Velvet necklace in blue titanium with a 30.71-carat tanzanite and 13.94 carats diamonds, $246,300, Vhernier in New York, +1 646 343 9551, […]

Getting to Know Skincare Expert Teresa Tarmey

By Elite Traveler

With over two decades in the industry, Teresa Tarmey is one of the world’s leading skincare experts. She includes supermodels and A-list actresses amongst her clientele who pay upwards of $360 per hour for a signature facial from her London atelier. In a quickfire Q&A with Elite Traveler, Teresa reveals why she got into skincare, her biggest achievements to date […]

Elite Traveler’s Ultimate Gift Guide 2019 Revealed

By Alex Martin

Elite Traveler is proud to present its Ultimate Gift Guide for the world’s most affluent people. The extensive list of super-luxe gifts ranges from an Aston Martin designed by Daniel Craig (aka James Bond) to a New York hotel suite filled to the brim with FAO Schwarz toys. They say there is a perfect gift out there for everyone, but […]

Madrid: A Luxury Guide to Fashion & Shopping

By Emma Reynolds

Spain’s capital, Madrid, has a rich culture best seen through its Baroque architecture, stately boulevards, art from Spanish masters and avant-garde, Michelin-starred restaurants. Madridians have a distinct fashion sense inspired by their love of art and history — expect plenty of color, structural silhouettes and luxe materials such as fine leather and suede. Madrid mujer Much like the rest of […]

Take Two: Charter Yachts

By Theodora Halstead

Elite Traveler provides a quick rundown of two stunning charter yachts to consider for your next ocean adventure. Calypso I Built earlier this year by Mulder Shipyard, the 118-ft Calypso I epitomizes laid-back elegance with her pale oak, beach-house style interior. She can accommodate 10 guests on board with a crew of six. The expansive on-water beach club is perfect […]