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Color Play: Statement Making Jewelry

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Elite Traveler. Make a statement in single-color jewelry. From a high-jewelry masterpiece with 161 carats of yellow diamonds to earrings with amethyst and matching purple enamel, there’s a piece to suit every occasion. Tiffany & Co bracelet in platinum with 133 carats pink sapphires, price on request, Tiffany & Co in […]

Spa of the Week: The Spa at Chatham Bars Inn

By Emma Reynolds

Turns out, Cape Cod isn’t only reserved for summertime. Cape Cod’s Chatham Bars Inn is announcing brand-new wellness retreat itineraries starting this spring to continue its commitment to wellness. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful getaway, or a fully immersive reset weekend with wellness experts, look no further than The Spa at Chatham Bars Inn.  This year, the resort partnered […]

Altuzarra’s Upper East Side Pop-Up is Officially Open

By Emma Reynolds

In honor of Altuzarra‘s 10th anniversary, the high-fashion label opened its first retail pop-up, dubbed ‘The Residence,’ on New York City’s Upper East Side – and it’s nothing short of feminine chic. The room is lined with a lovely De Gournay wallpaper landscape, bringing character and a sense of whimsy to the store’s interiors, while elements of art, culture and […]

The Largest Diamond Ever Found in North America on Display at Phillips

By Emma Reynolds

In December 2018 the largest yellow diamond ever found in North America (and one of the 30 biggest diamonds found in the world) was unearthed from Canada’s Dominion Diamond Mines in Diavik (just 135 miles from the Arctic Circle). From January 31 to February 3, Phillips will be displaying the diamond in the 552 exhibition, presented by Canadamark. This Canadamark fancy […]

Take Design Inspiration from The Beverly Hills Hotel

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Elite Traveler. To think of Gray Malin is to envision pastel-hued, full-of-life photographs. His style is as iconic as the locations he shoots (Namibia, Bhutan and Antarctica), and his work is transportive — the instantly recognizable bird’s-eye-view shots of beaches, parks and ski resorts evoke fond memories of fun vacations. In […]

Spa of the Week: The Kempinski Spa at Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden, Germany

By Emma Reynolds

Situated at the foothills of the Bavarian Alps in Germany, the Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden is alpine luxury in one of the country’s most picturesque locations. When you’re not enjoying the endless outdoor activities or perusing the city’s many cultural landmarks, retreat to The Kempinski Spa for a mind-body wellness experience that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and restored. The alpine-chic spa […]

Oscar Heyman’s Invisibly Set Necklace for the Ultimate Jewelry Collector

By Elite Traveler

Oscar Heyman is dedicated to superlative gemstones, timeless designs, and impeccable craftsmanship. No piece better highlights the firm’s strengths in these three areas than the Invisibly Set Ruby Necklace. This storied firm was founded by brothers Oscar & Nathan Heyman in 1912, six years after emigrating to New York from Latvia. Four additional brothers and two sisters joined the business, […]

The Most Stylish Men’s Travel Watches

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Elite Traveler. We take a deep dive into the world of travel watches. Whether you need to see all 36 time zones at a glance or simply know what time it is at home, you will find the perfect watch here. Hour Hands First designed to help pilots keep track of […]

Roberta Naas on Mother-of-Pearl Watch Dials

By Elite Traveler

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Elite Traveler. Shimmering mother-of-pearl watch dials are among the most beautiful on the market. Now, top brands elevate the precious material by carving, etching, painting and gem setting these delicate dials. Mother-of-pearl’s incredible luster and sheen have made it a feminine choice for watch dials since the early 1900s. Then, designers […]

Spa of the Week: The Spa at Montage Deer Valley

By Emma Reynolds

A chic winter getaway is made even more luxurious when you have a Tk spa to retreat to after a day’s worth of skiing on powdery runs. Montage Deer Valley in Park City, Utah offers a soothing reprieve to relieve sore muscles. The spa recently rolled out its indigenous spa treatments for this year that fuse organic ingredients with indulgent […]