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The Best Travel Inspired Swimwear

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the Elite Traveler Luxury Escapes Edition 2017/2018. Swimwear is heavily influenced by travel, and for good reason. Designers pull inspiration from the stripes of a beach house, the colors of the sand and the sun setting over the ocean. MOROCCO Jade Swim In her minimalist but never boring collection, former fashion editor Brittany Kozerski employs her trained […]

Slide On By: The 3 Best Men’s Sandals

By Benjamin Liong Setiawan

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Slide sandals are indispensable in warmer climates. Whether you’re looking for something refined, classic or sporty, these three options will cover all the bases. 1. CAR SHOE, REFINED Car Shoe is an Italian footwear firm that was established in the early 1960s. In 2001, the Prada Group purchased a […]

This Seasons’s Fab Floral Womenswear

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Even though it’s only resort season, spring has sprung. Delicate floral patterns appeared throughout the collections. Rosie Assoulin used flowers on elegant gowns, as seen here, and on crop tops, dresses and even a pair of overalls. CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner Brock Collection has taken the industry by storm […]

Shop the Shoot: Southern Romance

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Take a trip down south and find yourself transported to a world filled with Spanish moss and weeping willows, where time seems to pass a little more slowly. A palette of crisp white and black with pops of red will have you ready for adventure. Photographer Thomas Whiteside Stylist Rachael […]

Men’s Style: The Latest Travel Essentials

By Benjamin Liong Setiawan

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to update your travel kit. Start by upgrading your rolling luggage with Louis Vuitton’s Horizon collection, designed by Marc Newson and now offered in a check-in size 70. A good carry-on, meanwhile, can also double as a weekend bag. […]

The Spring 2018 Shorts Everyone Wants

By Benjamin Liong Setiawan

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. There were a plethora of shorts on the menswear runways for spring 2018. We can’t get on board with the short-shorts look or shorts at the office (realistically the short suit only works if your employer is Thom Browne or you reside in Bermuda, where even Parliament officials don […]

All White Now: Dresses for Tropical Getaways

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. For tropical getaways, you can’t get much better than a dreamy white dress. This season, designers took us on a whirlwind tour around the world, pulling inspiration from sources as varied as the classical Greeks to the American West. At Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld transported his audience to an ancient […]

Tomas Maier Releases the Celebratory TM20 Bag

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Tomas Maier’s eponymous brand has been a longstanding go-to for effortlessly casual, yet still stylish and sophisticated clothing. His covetable beach and swimwear, sumptuous knits and timeless accessories have charmed the fashion industry and in-the-know shoppers alike. This season, he releases the TM20 bag to celebrate the brand’s 20th […]

Fashion Does Good: The Launch of Olivela

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Founded by Stacey Boyd, who holds an MBA and MA in Public Policy from Harvard, new luxury e-commerce site Olivela aims to make shopping a philanthropic experience. Simply by purchasing a covetable piece from some of fashion’s top designers, Olivela donates a portion of the proceeds to selected charities. […]

Glove Me Tender: This Winter’s Top Men’s Gloves

By Benjamin Liong Setiawan

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. It’s always good to have options when it comes to keeping your precious digits covered and protected. Casual, dress and snow are the three main contexts to consider when making a purchase. CASUAL Loro Plana Casual doesn’t mean you have to forego luxury. These Gregory gloves are made from […]