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Men’s Fall Fashion: Camel Craze

By Kristen Shirley

There’s something super-chic about wearing head-to-toe camel hues. Test the trend with a cashmere sweater and an elegant overcoat or a pair of Chelsea boots and a timeless leather backpack. Above: Fendi jacket, $1,290, shirt, $490, trousers, $1,290, soft travel case, $2,290, Cuban-heel shoes, $990, Fendi in New York, +1 212 897 2244, fendi.com Above: Ghurka Blazer No 278 backpack […]

Four Luxury Aventurine Dial Watches

By Kristen Shirley

It was purely by chance — a l’avventura in Italian — that a glassblower in 19th century Murano, Italy created aventurine when he accidentally spilled copper shavings into molten glass; the resulting metal inclusions gave the glass an incredible sparkle. Today, aventurine glass is frequently used in watch dials, its glitter highlighting a diamond’s fire or evoking the heavens above. […]

Women’s Fall Fashion: Luxury Leopard Prints

By Kristen Shirley

We love fashion’s obsession with animal print, whether it’s gracing an elegant bag, a fabulous coat or a sleek panther brooch. Above: Giuseppe Zanotti V Lorelai Baguette clutch, $895, Giuseppe Zanotti in New York, +1 212 650 0455, giuseppezanotti.com Above: Van Cleef & Arpels Panthère à l’Affût clip in 18K yellow, white and rose gold with 8.58 carats diamonds, .85 […]

Men’s Fall Fashion: All About Corduroy

By Kristen Shirley

The Seventies are back in full force. The resurgence of corduroy (although this time, it’s tailored and elevated) heralds a new era for the fabric — wear it in traditional blazer form, an unexpected jacket or a sleek loafer. Above: Salvatore Ferragamo corduroy puffer jacket, $2,600, button-down shirt, $630, t-shirt, $430, trousers, $730, Salvatore Ferragamo in New York, +1 212 […]

Hublot Unveils Innovative Green Big Bang MP-11

By Alex Martin

Hublot is celebrating a significant step forward in its ultra-technical and contemporary design with the release of a Big Bang MP-11 made with an innovative material never before used in watchmaking. Having made huge investments in the industrialization of sapphire, Hublot has been able to offer watches in several colors such as black, yellow, blue and red. However, a true […]

Great Heights Launches Luxury Lab-Grown Diamonds Range

By Alex Martin

An ambitious new company is promising to change the diamond market for the better by offering ethically and environmentally sourced stones. Great Heights launches in New York this week with a range of lab-grown diamonds that are just as precious as the natural counterpart but are completely free from sourcing concerns. With the launch of its debut collection, Great Heights […]

Women’s Fall Fashion: Pale Pistachio

By Kristen Shirley

Give shades of mint and pistachio the green light this fall. Go all in with a luxurious green coat, or choose jade jewelry for a subtle accent. Above: Sally LaPointe Jade leather trench coat with fur collar, $7,500, sallylapointe.com Above: Marc Jacobs Mint Shetland coat, $2,200, Mint Shetland knee-length skirt, $950, Olive plaid button-down shirt, $450, Melange sweater with scarf, […]

Travel Diaries: Garrett Leight & Elena Doukas of Mr Leight

By Emma Reynolds

In our ongoing 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. Garrett Leight, Founder of Garrett Leight California Optical (GLCO) & Elena Doukas, Head Product Designer at GLCO and Mr Leight Los Angeles Los Angeles-native Garrett Leight is no stranger to the eyewear […]

Behind the Scenes: Fendi Mini Peekaboo

By Kristen Shirley

Since its introduction in 2009, Fendi’s peekaboo, the ‘anti it bag,’ has appeared in countless iterations on the runway. We head to the Fendi Atelier and Scuola di Pelletteria (leather school) in Tuscany, Italy to see how the company’s limited-edition Mini Peekaboo bags are made. Everything begins with the famed Selleria Cuoio Romano leather. This naturally grained leather is vegetable […]

Fall Issue Cover Shoot: Countryside Glamour

By Elite Traveler

We head to the bucolic countryside of Bray, England to capture this season’s most colorful, monochromatic looks. Above: Versace orange silk-ribbed turtleneck, $400, satin-and-silk crepe skirt, $1,500. Jack de Boucheron necklace in 18K yellow gold with 1.04 carats diamonds, $15,110. Pendant earrings in 18K yellow gold with 20.94 carats citrine and .63 carats diamonds, $15,300. Chopard Happy Sport watch in […]