JET SET CANDY
For a truly bespoke moment of luxury that speaks directly to your own journeys, customize a Solid Gold Passport Book Charm from Jet Set Candy. Equally suited for a bracelet or pendent necklace, you can add up to 12 passport stamps from your travels to the four interior pages of this miniature passport, and you’re welcome to add a personal message on the back cover. Leave your passport purely in gleaming gold or have your cover and stamps colorfully enameled to personalize your piece further. You’ll receive a design proof of your custom passport before fabrication to ensure it tells your travel tales exactly as you imagined. From $1,998.
Ileana Makri draws inspiration from her travels by studying the cultural symbols she encounters on her journeys and using or adapting them in her fine jewelry designs. Bring a touch of Tibetan spirituality to your wardrobe with the Globetrotter Necklace, featuring nearly 32 inches of Tibetan brown agate stripe beads punctuated by semi-precious gems; 18K gold beads; and sterling silver beads dressed in enamel and deco- rated with diamonds, sapphires and more. Whether your style is more old-world mystique or contemporary chic, this design, like many from Ileana Makri, evokes both. $2,302.
Designer Lauren Harwell Godfrey adds her modern interpretation to the surviving symbols of Ancient Egypt with her luxury collection, Cleopatra’s Vault. Incorporating her signature triangles to represent millennia- old pyramids, the Cleopatra’s Eye Pendant Necklace is available in four stone and inlay combinations including light mother of pearl + amethyst, turquoise + citrine, and lapis + tanzanite (pictured). Surrounded by 18K gold and diamonds on a 16-inch chain, each emanates the sense of royalty, intrigue and strength that followed the Egyptian queen’s reputation through history. $6,050.
Mona Assemi’s Iranian-inspired designs frequently feature homages to her Persian heritage. Her current collection of gold earrings utilizes turquoise stones and mobarak bad coins she imports from Iran to help bring awareness to the recent women-led protests in the nation. The coins symbolize joy, prosperity and light, and have traditionally been tossed at weddings for centuries to congratulate and uplift new couples. Assemi follows a zero-waste model to create all of her elegant pieces, subtly inspiring hope and positivity for — and from — this ancient region. From $388.
If fabulous food and beverages are a must-have for any weekend getaway, then look no further than the City of Brotherly Love. Whether your palate has a penchant for vibrant Latin American fare or cozy French cuisine, whether you're an oenophile looking to swirl, sniff and sip your way around the globe or you’d rather sample farm-to-glass cocktails, Philly’s got it all this fall. (With the exception of Bolo, which is a short taxi or Uber ride away and definitely worth the trip, the rest of these spots are all within walking distance of each other.)
Nashville’s once-modest skyline continues to evolve as its luxury market grows. Lavish hotel properties are added to the landscape while acclaimed chefs stake claim in the robust culinary scene and premier cultural offerings round out the city’s repertoire.
From Santoríni to Dubai to New York, some hotels just have that “it” factor that draws visitors far and wide. For some hotels it’s their proximity to popular landmarks and attractions, for others it’s their amenities. But these hotels have something few can claim: a true room with a view.
One affordable plan can protect an entire year of trips: business or pleasure, short or long, domestic or international.
Two historic Craftsman-style homes connected by a newly built third extension will take on a new life as the 19-room The Chloe Nashville in 2024. Developed to aesthetically harmonize with both Nashville’s past and future under the direction of Nashville-based Remick Architecture, guestrooms range from 400 to 817 square feet and start at $375 per night, with its top suite running $950 per night. The architecture and interiors maintain the original homes’ residential feel while incorporating modern and traditional design elements reflective of Nashville’s character and history.
A must for travelers seeking quiet on a plane or any noisy atmosphere, QuietOn’s newest launch, QuietOn 3.1, launches a limited-time sale on the product for last-minute trips this fall and winter. Originally selling for $289, QuietOn 3.1 is on sale for $50 off at $239 this Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Reconnecting the World: GBTA Convention 2023 Spotlights the Vital Role of Business Travel and In-Person Connection
In an increasingly digital and interconnected world, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Convention remains an indispensable platform for business travel industry professionals seeking to make the most of the power of face-to-face connections. Taking place August 13–15 in Dallas, the 2023 GBTA Convention provides the unique opportunity for professionals and companies to join visionaries, thought leaders and industry experts for meaningful networking, cutting-edge insights and inspiring innovation.
With more travelers opting to book solo trips, Star Clippers invites solo travelers to embark on one of its tall-ship sailing itineraries with a special offer. Solo travelers who book by Sept. 30 will receive waived single supplements on a variety of itineraries through 2025.