This story originally appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of Elite Traveler.
Photographer Nicholas Duers
Stylist Kristen Shirley
Shine bright this festive season with bold, colorful jewels and metallic shoes.
Clockwise Neha Dani Evita sapphire necklace in 18K white gold with 4.98 carats sapphires and 4.7 carats diamonds, $47,000, Myra ring in rhodium-plated 18K gold with 4.12 carats tsavorites and 3.95 carats diamonds, $21,000, Macklowe Gallery in New York, +1 212 644 6400, nehadani.com; Christian Louboutin So Kate booties, $1,095, Christian Louboutin in New York, +1 212 940 2501, christianlouboutin.com;
Giuseppe Zanotti Kellen teal sandals, $695, Giuseppe Zanotti in New York, +1 212 650 0455, giuseppezanotti.com
One of the season’s most ladylike trends, delicately toile-printed bags in traditional red and blue transport you to the French countryside.
From left Dior Mini Lady Dior bag, price on request, Dior in New York, +1 212 931 2950, dior.com; Oscar de la Renta Billiard clutch, $1,590, Oscar de la Renta in New York, +1 212 282 0500, oscardelarenta.com
Take a Hike
Sumptuous leather and fur-lined boots give you a rugged fall look that transcends the hiking trails.
Top to bottom Moncler Grenoble calfskin hiking boots, $1,205, moncler.com; Panerai Luminor California 8 Days DLC-coated titanium watch with leather cuff strap, $7,700, Panerai in New York, +1 212 223 1562, panerai.com; James Purdey & Sons backpack, $2,400, lambswool blanket, $230, purdey.com; Brunello Cucinelli hiking boots, $2,195, Brunello Cucinelli in New York, +1 212 334 1010, brunellocucinelli.com
After a day of hitting the slopes, sit fireside outfitted in this season’s chicest après-ski accessories.
Top to bottom Louis Vuitton Landscape scarf, $575, Louis Vuitton in New York, +1 212 758 8877, louisvuitton.com; Crockett & Jones Stag’s Head velvet slippers, $420, Crockett & Jones in New York, +1 212 582 3800, crockettandjones.com; Bottega Veneta cashmere-lined gloves, $420, mrporter.com