Elite Traveler Magazine March/April 2013



Top Suites of Tokyo                  

By Margie Goldsmith

Reaching for the clouds in Japan’s frenetic, yet deeply sensuous and spiritual capital, Tokyo’s top suites tout striking city views along with amenities that up your comfort level to heavenly.

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Best Guest Ranch Suites of the American West

by larry olmsted

Colorado, Montana or Wyoming, snow or shine, these authentic, activity-driven ranches fan a love for the great outdoors, while their cowboy-chic abodes inspire, pamper and soothe.


14 Days of Food & Wine in Portugal and Spain

by donna heiderstadt

Wend your way through the Iberian Peninsula’s most captivating land- and cityscapes, all the while indulging in a gourmand’s dream, plus a little history and culture on the side.



News & Previews

The latest updates in luxury travel, services and style, plus Glitterati on the Go, Posh Pets in Tow, Confidante, Private Dining and a special shopping section for the lads.


Elite Access

by tova syrowicz

Your guide to the season’s most exclusive events around the world, from the Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival in BVI to New York’s Tribeca Film Festival.


Elite Traveler is on the scene at Girard-Perregaux’s latest launch in South Beach, a private Lagerfeld exhibit at the Rolls-Royce HQ in England and beyond.



limited time       

by elizabeth doerr

Boutique British watchmakers Peter Roberts and Robert Loomes steal the spotlight from the Swiss.


by nate borgelt

Dust off the closet cobwebs, and put your secret passion for throwback skeletonization on display.

watch trends

by jessica michault

Stop and spy the rose gold; everywhere we look, watchmakers are imbuing their most artful creations with this warm, softly luminescent metal.

collecting jewelry

by drew taylor

New high jewelry collections from Chanel Fine Jewelry and Van Cleef & Arpels make sure all your nights are starry.

gems & jewels

by drew taylor

Add a touch of vintage cool to your suited look with suave tie bars.


by drew taylor

Spring for that new Bentley, and pair it with dapper shoes, bags and shades that are simultaneously youthful and gentlemanly.

runway report

by jessica michault

Graphic lines and spare palettes give her edgy contrast, while his old-time favorite, camouflage, gets a creative refresh. Plus brands to snap up, stores to check out and fashion that really makes a difference.


photography by gilles-marie zimmerman

styling by simon rasmussen

From poolside afternoons to late-night languor, welcome spring to the city with retro-chic aplomb.


Jet Focus

by Mike Espindle

The Citation Sovereign emerges from a makeover with brand new cabin and cockpit technology, as well as extended range.

at sea

by Mike espindle

Nothing like a spanking new yacht (or three) to draw out your inner seafarer—anchors aweigh!

test drive                                                          

by Mike Espindle

Land Rover outdoes itself with an even better Range Rover, plus sleek, multitalented sedans from Jaguar and Porsche.

Pure Decadence

by tova syrowicz

After years of careful restoration, Orient-Express debuts Palacio Nazarenas in Cusco, Peru, a property exquisite on all fronts but most laudable for its refreshing take on the colonial manse.