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.
Over the last three–four weeks, Portugal made significant strides in slowly, but surely, reopening the country for travel. As of May 18, Portugal further loosened restrictions by ending the country’s COVID-19 State of Emergency status while continuing social distancing.
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 adventure of a lifetime. Volvo allows you to custom order your new automobile 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.
United Airlines introduces United CleanPlus, a partnership with Clorox and the Cleveland Clinic. The company is committed to putting health and safety at the forefront of the entire customer experience, and hopes to deliver an industry-leading standard of cleanliness. This partnership brings together Clorox and some of the country’s top medical experts from the Cleveland Clinic to help guide United Airlines’ new cleaning, safety and social distancing protocols.
At FXExpress Publications, Inc., we can’t wait to #ComeBacktoTravel, and we can’t wait for the travel industry and others to #ComeBacktoGT. Join us over the next several weeks as we entice you with photos from some of the places we’re most excited to visit. Take a visual journey through some of the Florida Keys’ most breathtaking sights with us, just in time for the June 1 reopening.
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, small businesses create two-thirds of net new jobs and account for nearly 48 percent of the U.S. private sector workforce. And small- and medium-sized businesses outpace all other sectors as one of the fastest-growing in the United States. InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG) goes above and beyond to create opportunities for this segment with its IHG® Business Edge program, voted Best Small- to Mid-Sized Business Program in Global Traveler’s 2019 GT Tested Reader Survey awards.
A first of its kind in the region, The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi launched a safe and clean certification program. The program seeks to uplift and standardize cleanliness and hygiene levels across all businesses and organizations in the tourism sector, including hotels, malls and other attractions. DCT Abu Dhabi will offer certifications that ensure compliance of standardized hygiene levels, and the program will roll out in phases, with the first dedicated to hotels.
Since 1970, Goway Travel has been committed to providing customized travel experiences for world travelers. Few things are better evidence of this commitment than being awarded the 2019 Trazees award for Favorite Tour Operator. Goway Travel heartily thanks the readers of Trazee Travel for this honor and for their confidence in Goway’s work in creating travel memories that’ll last a lifetime.
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection is celebrating the heroes. Travelers can nominate the unsung heroes in their lives for a chance to be selected for one of 25 complimentary, seven-night European river cruises for two through July 31.