Elite Traveler Nov/Dec 2017


31 Object of desire

Linley’s Cassiopeia marquetry screen

33 Watches

A Lange & Söhne combines engraving and enameling for the first time on a dial

37 Men’s style

Hit the slopes for some snowy adventures

41 Women’s style

New e-commerce site Olivela makes shopping a philanthropic experience


45 Jewelry

Statement red jewels bursting with color

50 Motoring

The final LaFerrari Aperta goes under the hammer to honor the company’s 70th anniversary

52 Yachts

We have front-row seats at the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge

53 Aviation

Behind the scenes with Embraer Executive Jets’ VP of interior design

54 Technology

The Sony Xperia Touch turns any surface into a 23-inch HD touchscreen

56 Design

A stunning collaboration between de Gournay and Kate Moss

57 Spirits

Bring in the holiday season with innovative dining pairings featuring spirits


60 Nicolas Bos

Navigates his dual role of CEO and creative director of Van Cleef & Arpels

63 Roberta Naas

Automaton watches create moving magic on your wrist

65 Matthew Robertson

Draws on 30 years of experience and shares why Baja California is the place to go for adventure

67 Matthew Girling

Why now is such a good time to start collecting jewelry

69 James McKay

His guide to all 12 current citizenship by investment programs

71 Patrick Rasquinet

Balances La Prairie’s rich heritage while remaining a pioneer in beauty


74 Top 50 Gifts

We make effortless work out of the monumental task of shopping for those you love most

90 The Perfect Year

Our curated list of once-in-a-lifetime trips, experiences and tours to suit adventurers, gourmands, academics and motorheads alike


106 Top Suites: Brazil

The places that connect you to Brazil’s heritage, creativity and culture in the utmost style

116 Destination Guides

Athens, Los Cabos, Botswana, Miami and Venice are all on our list of top destinations this winter

128 The Hot List

The holidays are all about bringing family together, and The Great Game is designed to do just that, as is the million-dollar week at Calala Island

132 Property Highlights

A landmark project by Zaha Hadid Architects makes it onto our list of top properties on the market today

136 Flight of Fancy

Enjoy a private midnight dinner in the Grand Palais in Paris