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Roberta Naas on Automaton Watches

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Only a handful of brands offer these incredible feats of art and mechanics, which can take several hundred hours to make and assemble—something that is reflected in their price. Moving magic on the wrist is the best way to describe this rare breed of watches. A concept that predates […]

Nicolas Bos on Bringing Fairy Tales to Life

By Roberta Naas

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Holding the dual role of CEO and creative director of Van Cleef & Arpels, one of the world’s most respected jewelry and watch houses, is no easy feat, but as Roberta Naas discovers, Nicolas Bos does it with finesse. Incredibly passionate about jewelry, gemstones and craftsmanship, Nicolas Bos exudes […]

Looking back at the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge 2017

By Roberta Naas

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. This year, majestic sails went up around the world as Officine Panerai once again sponsored the largest circuit of classic yacht regattas internationally: the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge 2017. The challenge began in Antigua in April and moved around the world before ending in Cannes in late September. On […]