Elite Traveler July/August 2017


23 Object of desire

Personalized hand-crafted globes

24 Watches

Rolex presents its first moonphase complication since the 1950s

26 Men’s style

How to manage the summer heat without compromising your look


28 Women’s style

Being lovely in lavender will ensure you stand out from the crowd

30 Jewelry

Fancy colors give a tropical flavor to summer

34 Motoring

Two-time All Star baseball player CJ Wilson is bringing fun into the driving seat

36 Yachts

A look at the sleek lines created when yacht and car manufacturers unite

37 Aviation

We take the world’s first single-turbine-engine jet for a spin

38 Technology

We admire the new ST1 X, dubbed ‘the Tesla of e-bikes’

40 Design

Summerhouse essentials for your garden parties and BBQs

41 Spirits

The Glenmorangie Pride 1974 is inspiring music


46 Jack Penrod

From flipping burgers at McDonald’s to founding Nikki Beach, the entrepreneur explains how facing adversity changed his life

49 Roberta Naas

We travel back to an earlier era to enjoy vintage timepieces and explore some brands that hold their value

50 Nayla Hayek

The CEO of Harry Winston on keeping the DNA of the brand intact while exploring new directions


54 The Top 100 Suites

We’ve scoured the globe to bring you a definitive list of the very best suites around. From five-bedroom family hideaways to minimalist penthouses, this year’s lowdown has your suite needs covered

93 Top Car Brands

Taking a look at the classic cars that created a brand’s lasting legacy, and the new breed of horsepower-packed supercars


106 Top Private Islands

When you want total privacy, these exclusive use islands are ideal

116 Destination Guides

From Chicago and Havana to Dublin, Rome and Riviera Maya, our destination guides highlight the traveler essentials

128 The Hot List

Combine a love of classic cars with the luxury hospitality of Europe’s finest Four Seasons on this trip of a lifetime

132 Property Highlights

Design is key in luxury real estate and we’ve selected our picks on  the market today

136 Flight of Fancy

Dine by candlelight at the magnificent ruins of the Celsus Library