THIS SEASON, LET’S REFRESH your outlook on leather. Embossed, tanned, monogrammed, burned — take your pick. Leather is never a cliché. Winter weather will surely present brisk breezes. Layering, stacking and mixing fabrics is your first defense, but no silhouette is complete without an accent of leather. Take a look beyond the classic bomber and motorcycle cuts. Be enlightened and travel with confidence with the subtle elements and spoils of leather.
Exotic excursions warrant the need for an exotic skin to protect your most treasured travel companion, your passport. The Italian-based firm Boratto Milano blends a love for beautifully handcrafted leather goods with everyday functionality in the design of its alligator passport cover. Store your travel identification and documents securely with stylish flair. $1,200.
A leather shoe is essential to an ensemble. Tel Avivian shoe designer Kobi Levi perfects the marriage of art and footwear. Onlookers will marvel at your global appeal in this British-inspired cyclist heel. Kobi Levi is no stranger to style; with clients like Lady Gaga singing his praise, you, too, can be among the elitists in style this season with The Bicycle. $1,600.
Aviation aspirations? Go Slow and see your entire day from a different view. The 24-hour dial on this timepiece fundamentally changes the way you look at your watch and provides a much better consciousness about the progression of your day. Swiss movements and unique aeronautical design elements, plus a vintage leather strap, make this treasure a keeper for your repertoire of timepieces. Slow O Watch, $300.
Ivy & Aster
Blush is the new black with Ivy & Aster’s newest creation. Celebrate life in color and dance against tradition. Besides, who needs another boring basic? Infuse this gem in your wardrobe and prepare to be riddled with accolades. $1,000.
Brunello Cucinelli delivers a thriving variety of leather goods this season. How are we to pick? We won’t! We will give you a few clues. Whether it’s fur-lined sneakers or the leather trolley bag, you will be covered in spoils. Known globally for colorful cashmere collections that travel well, this Italian fashion brand is a must-have for this season. Calfskin sneakers with fur, $1,295; merino leather trolley (in stores only), $6,925.
The name is Loveless but the collection will have you at hello and falling in love more. Known for vivid exotic skins in vibrant colors, Jada Loveless remains an essential for the female executive. Black calf hair and black matte alligator trim make the Louisa Bowler handbag a definite for winter arm candy. $5,850.
Staples are necessary in any wardrobe arsenal. While you make a mad dash to catch your next flight, finish your ensemble with this topper. No more bad hair days — assert your style with this classic. Price available upon request.
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams
Come home, kick back and relax. The Avery chair by Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams makes the perfect leather accent for your home office or study. Your next destination will be comfort. Forget the idea of your father’s leather recliner and introduce a new era of leather style in your décor. $3,150.
IHG® Business Edge provides small- to midsized enterprises with benefits and confidence to navigate the evolving business travel environment.
The Airline Passenger Experience Association and SimpliFlying recognized United Airlines for providing a hospital-grade standard of cleanliness and safety during travel. Among the four largest U.S. carriers, United is the first to receive Diamond Certification, the highest in the new APEX Health Safety audit powered by SimpiliFlying.
Custom order your Volvo through the Overseas Delivery Program and receive round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations, and a personalized delivery at the Volvo Factory Delivery Experience in Gothenburg, Sweden. Your experience begins in Sweden with insurance and registration included, enabling you to drive your new Volvo throughout Scandinavia and Europe. Create the adventure of a lifetime with the program named Best Overseas Delivery four years running, and return home with the ultimate souvenir.
A couple of my friends and I decided to rent a house in the Camelback Mountain area of Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains for New Year’s Eve. To find the perfect place, we used Vrbo.com; there were a bunch of properties to choose from, but, in the end, we decided to rent a place in The Village at Camelback.
The International Air Transport Association and Etihad Airways partnered to launch the IATA Travel Pass for passengers on the Gulf carrier. The IATA Travel Pass is a mobile app that helps passengers manage travel in line with government requirements for COVID-19 tests or vaccines. It will be initially offered on select Etihad flights from Abu Dhabi in early 2021, with plans to extend the offer if successful.
Are you looking for a truly unique travel experience and considering a new vehicle? The Volvo Overseas Delivery Program is the perfect solution to create your own refined adventure of a lifetime. You can custom order your new Volvo, tailored to fit your needs and desires. They will fly you to Sweden to pick up your Volvo so you can drive and explore Scandinavia and Europe on your terms for up to two weeks.
Madeline Hotel & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection recently debuted a complete redesign, now standing as a luxurious, modern mountain resort in Telluride, Colorado. At 10,540 feet, the ski-in/ski-out retreat boasts new social spaces, a refreshed lobby, a new boutique, a collection of new guest experiences and amenities, and wellness offerings. Additionally, Madeline features a collaboration with Olympian Gus Kenworthy, who helped create the hotel’s Recovery Ski Lounge.