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Cocktail of the Week: St Patrick’s Day Cocktails

By Olivia Cuccaro

This weekend, we’ll be looking at the world through green-tinted glasses in celebration of St Patrick’s Day. Whether you’re toasting the holiday on the Emerald Isle itself, or gathering with friends at a local pub for some Irish-themed antics, we’ve rounded up our favorite festive cocktails for March. See our picks of cocktail recipes featuring ingredients that hail from Ireland. […]

A Double Take On Double-Breasted Suits

By Benjamin Liong Setiawan

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Over the past few years, the double-breasted suit has gone through a bit of a resurgence. It’s a classic silhouette that has never really gone out of style per se, but it has certainly dipped in and out of favor among certain trend circles. The cut can seem a […]

This Season’s Art Inspired Women’s Fashion

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. At the spring 2018 shows,Miuccia Prada incorporated the work of nine female artists into Prada’s collection. Vintage comics, friendly spiders and manga characters were sprinkled on the expected T-shirts, but also on sharply tailored garments such as this incredible coat covered in a collage of comic panels. In one […]

Inside the New Annabel’s Private Club in London

By Lauren Hill

Following months of suspense, London’s exclusive member’s club Annabel’s has now reopened, revealing the new look that’s been at the heart of so much speculation. The club that’s famously drawn Hollywood stars and Royalty in throughout its 50-year history began welcoming members into its new space for the first time this week, following a multi-million-dollar restoration of the 18th-century Georgian […]

Cocktail of the Week: Copper Dog Apple Dog

By Olivia Cuccaro

Apple Dog 1.5 oz Copper Dog whisky 1 Granny Smith apple To create this cocktail of the week, juice one granny smith apple. Combine apple juice with Copper Dog whisky in a lowball glass. Add cubed ice. Despite the charming Hugo Guinness illustration on the bottle, a ‘copper dog’ is more than a beloved pet. The history of the term […]

Spa of the Week: Talise Burj Al Arab

By Olivia Cuccaro

Five hundred feet above the glittering city lights of Dubai, the pinnacle of luxury relaxation in UAE awaits. On the 18th floor of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Talise Spa offers breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf, while simultaneously offering a space to catch your breath with calm-inducing spa treatments in its award-winning facilities. Bask in the natural light of […]

Rare & Beautiful: Alexandrite

By Manon Crespi

Oscar Heyman platinum Alexandrite ring with 4-carat Alexandrite and 1.69 carats diamond, $170,000, William Noble platinum ring with 3.81-carat cushion-cut Alexandrite and 0.92 carats diamonds, $96,000, What could be more intriguing than a rare and beautiful gemstone with an interesting past? Image a Finnish mineralogist climbing down into the mines of the Russian Ural Mountains in the early […]

Cocktail of the Week: Oscars Red Carpet Rose

By Olivia Cuccaro

Red Carpet Rose, Inspired by the Oscars 1 part Beefeater 24 gin 2 parts Lillet Rosé aperitif 3 parts Mumm Napa sparkling wine To create this cocktail of the week, combine Beefeater 24, Lillet Rosé and Mumm Napa in a glass over ice. Garnish with a grapefruit twist. Whether you’re walking the red carpet for awards season or watching the […]

Hublot and JetSmarter Launch Limited-Edition Timepiece

By Lauren Hill

JetSmarter may be the world’s largest private aviation community, but that hasn’t diminished its exclusivity. This prestige is evident through its latest collaboration. This week JetSmarter announced its new partnership with the Swiss watchmaker Hublot in which the two brands are releasing a limited-edition timepiece that will be made exclusively available to JetSmarter members. The community’s members can now apply […]

The Rockefeller Experience with Christie’s and Vistajet

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. As part of David Rockefeller’s commitment to donate the majority of his wealth, a trove of art heads to auction at Christie’s this May, with all proceeds going to charity. Before his death last year, Rockefeller said, “Eventually all these objects which have brought so much pleasure to Peggy […]