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How to Wear Lemon and Lime this Season

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue ofElite Traveler. Yellow and electric green can be daunting colors to wear, but we think the best time to give them a try is when you have a hint of a summer glow. At Carolina Herrera, a gauzy dress with structured bodice would be well suited for a wedding—you’ll certainly pop […]

Fine Jeweler Shaun Leane on his First Architectural Design

By Lauren Hill

The internationally acclaimed jewelry designer Shaun Leane has long had prominence in the world of fashion and fine jeweler but this month marks the jeweler’s first foray into architecture with the opening of 21 Young Street luxury apartments in London featuring a faade created by the designer – the largest scale commission in the UK to be undertaken by a […]

Louis Vuitton Adds Route 66 to Travel Book Series

By Lauren Hill

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue ofElite Traveler. Each publication in the inspired Louis Vuitton Travel Book series is more coffee table book than travel guide, but they each provide vivid insight into a destination as seen through the eyes of a renowned artist. This May saw the launch of four new titles: Rome, Cuba, Prague, and […]

Roberta Naas on Getting Personal

By Elite Traveler

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue ofElite Traveler. In the past, if you wanted to customize an aspect of your watch, your options were limited to specially ordered engraving or hand-painting on the dial or caseback. Now, thanks to new technology, some savvy watch brands are taking customization to all new levels. A few years ago, I […]

Design Inspiration: Suite 67 at Belmond La Residencia

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue ofElite Traveler. Surrounded by enchanting gardens, towering trees and pretty flowers, Belmond La Residencia is right at home in Deià, the creative hub of Mallorca. The inspirational scenery has drawn in the world’s artistic spirits for a long time, and the newly opened Suite 67 is no exception. British designer Matthew […]

Spa of the Week: Tschuggen Bergoase Spa at the Tschuggen Grand Hotel

By Emma Reynolds

The Swiss are also known for their impeccable quality of living, which permeates into everything they do, including their spas. With special attention to wellness and holistic practices combined with advanced skincare regimens, the Tschuggen Bergoase Spa at the Tschuggen Grand Hotel in Arosa, Switzerland is a global fitness destination thanks to its results-driven spa amenities and its idyllic location […]

On the Scent with Louis Vuitton

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue ofElite Traveler. Embark on a journey with Louis Vuitton to Peru, Guatemala, Italy and beyond with its first-ever fragrance collection for men. Born in 1854 as a luggage company producing trunks that are now coveted traveling companions, Louis Vuitton has always been about journeys. And the brand’s new fragrances for men […]

Here Comes The Sun: The Five Best Sunscreens

Sunscreen is the single most effective product to help keep skin looking its best for longer. It is also vital to protect our skin against the sun’s harmful rays all year round. During the summer months and on sun-drenched vacations, it’s even more important to find a formula that suits your skin perfectly. Formulations have improved dramatically in recent years […]

Charming Critters in High Jewelry Design

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue ofElite Traveler. When rendered in diamonds, opals and glittering colored gemstones, insects are more than welcome at a garden party. Anna Hu’s sensational high jewelry delights collectors with its intricate work and impeccable settings. In her butterfly ring, a wild mix of gems including opals, diamonds, moonstones and Paraíba tourmalines come […]

Spa of the Week: Remède Spa at The St. Regis Mexico City

By Emma Reynolds

Overlooking Chapultepec Park on the 15th floor of The St. Regis Mexico City lies the spacious 10,000-sq-ft Remède Spa. Mirroring the city’s cosmopolitan feel, the elegant spa is modern and chic with a calming ambience perfect for a day — or weekend — spent being pampered at the world-class facility. The spa recently introduced its signature Meditation Butler by Remède […]