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Nearly Nude: Monochrome Outfits for the Fall

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Elegant, monochrome outfits in shades of beige and cream help you transition into fall’s cooler weather. Complete the look with a nude bag and an architectural gold cuff. Loewe cape trenchcoat, $3,250, Loewe in Miami Design District, +1 305 576 7601, loewe.com

In the Shade: The Best Sunglasses for Men

By Benjamin Liong Setiawan

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. The easiest way to change your look on a trip without overloading your new luxe luggage is to pack several pairs of sunglasses. And when all you’re wearing for days on end is a pair of swim trunks and shades, they make up 50 percent of your ensemble, so […]

Beachside Bliss: The Perfect Ensemble for Summer Getaways

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Whether you prefer elegant neutrals or bold brights, we have picked the perfect seaside ensemble for you, making your summer getaway packing that much easier. Eugenia Kim Annabelle hat in natural, $435, available at eugeniakim.com Rolex Yacht-Master in oystersteel and platinum, $11,050, available at Wempe Jewelers in New York, […]

The Best Luxe Luggage for Men

By Benjamin Liong Setiawan

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. It might be difficult to pinpoint the exact moment when the glamour of traveling transitioned to bumbling discomfort. Maybe it was around the same time when sartorial choices favored tracksuits and sweatpants over elegant suits and hats, but that aesthetic has also trickled down into baggage that’s anything but […]

The Best Menswear in Natural Earth Tones

By Benjamin Liong Setiawan

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. There were plenty of somewhat-out-there trends this season. Menswear designers showed everything from short shorts to jumpsuits to extremely oversized pants and jackets. But to balance all of that out, designers also sent some beautifully wearable looks down the runway in earth tones of stone, sand, olive, tobacco and […]

How to Wear Lemon and Lime this Season

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue of Elite 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 […]

The Kitten Heels to Wear this Summer

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Paul Andrew Paul Andrew keeps both fashion and comfort in mind, offering a plethora of downright lovely low-heeled and flat shoes. The 2.6in-high Carpanthian slingback’s defining flourish is the metallic silver accent on its strap. $795, available online at farfetch.com Jimmy Choo At 3.3in high, the sophisticated Erin slingback […]

Versatile Suede Shoes for the Summer Months

By Benjamin Liong Setiawan

This story originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Suede adds a nice texture and depth to any ensemble. Surprisingly versatile, it can be worn year-round and is especially elegant during the spring and summer months. The only time you probably shouldn’t wear it is when the forecast calls for rain or you’re on the water, but you […]

Shop the Shoot: Verano en España

This story originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Summer’s casual yet elegant looks are perfect for a walk in the park, especially when it’s in Barcelona’s idyllic Parc de la Cuitadella. Photographer Ben Harries Stylist Kenny Ho Paul Smith midnight silk-jacquard bomber jacket, $1,295, pale blue shirt, $250, gray wool pleated trousers, $650

Designers Transforming the Traditional Trench Coat

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Forget the traditional beige trench coat. This season, designers transform the utilitarian garment into a surprising statement piece. Erdem Moralioglu brought his trademark femininity and embroidery to a plaid trench. A nature scene blossoming with flowers and animals winds its way around the base of the coat, and there’s […]