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FASHION FIRST Over 700 guests of Karl Lagerfeld lined the runway on Paseo del Prado boulevard in Old Havana for the Chanel 2017 Resort collection. The designs captured the spirit of the Latin city with vibrant colors, straw fedoras, as well as the brand’s iconic tweeds. Photo courtesy of Chanel.

COCO LIBRE Lagerfeld paid homage to Ernesto “Che” Guevara, a prominent Cuban revolution figure of the late 1950s whose beret took on a symbolic meaning for the country and revolutionists around the world. Photo courtesy of Vogue.

EARRINGS IN FULL BLOOM These earrings are sure to make a blooming statement with their cascading silk petals and 14k Gold Ear Hook. $328. Availability and photo courtesy of Cassandra Collections.


With its Old World charm, architecture and parades of candy-colored vintage cars — Cuba has again become the go-to destination for the stylish Jet Setter. Grab your Mojito and join our chic style editor Tori Johnson, of as we visit a nation frozen in time.

TICKLED PINK Sunday Somewhere’s “Vito” sunglasses get their name from Vito Corleone, the main character in Mario Puzo’s The Godfather. Handcrafted with a slim gold-tone frame, they are topped with glossy pink acetate that matches the tonal lenses. $390. Availability and photo courtesy of Net-A-Porter. SAVE ME A SEAT Once considered the “Paris of the Caribbean,” Cuba’s architecture has been halted for 54 years leaving a country charmingly preserved in the 1950s. Bring a Havana-vibe into your living room with this vintage inspired couch by Lillian Howard for Hickory. Price Upon Request. Stowers Furniture.

CUBAN LIBATION Enjoy your Cuba Libre in these stylish glass highballs with golden decal decoration. The Cuba Libre originated in the 1900s following the Spanish American War. We recommend muddling a slice of lime into the cocktail for the perfect refreshment. $75. Availability and photo courtesy of Horchow.


MIXED BAG OF TRICKS Also inspired by Cuba, designer Elaine Turner’s Simona clutch from her Havana collection is made from cork and bamboo hardware. $198. Availability and photo courtesy of Elaine Turner.


TROPICAL HEIGHTS & DELIGHTS Sophia Webster’s whimsical and light-hearted aesthetic is captured in these colorful shoes that will brighten your walk along Cuba’s tiled boulevards. $525. Availability and photo courtesy of Neiman Marcus.

SWEET INDULGENCE Inspired by the eternal optimist, the Pink Skies Ahead! chocolate box is perfect to celebrate the good things to come in Cuba. The box includes an assortment of delicious gourmet chocolates. $56. Availability and photo courtesy of Maggie Louise Confections.

CAFTAN COOL Stay breezy and beautiful in an Ala Von Auersperg caftan that is timeless resort wear suitable for every occasion. The brand believes that true luxury embodies both freedom and beauty, mobility and comfort, elegance and ease. $1100. Availability and photo courtesy of Ala Von Auersperg.

The Society Diaries | July - August 2017  
The Society Diaries | July - August 2017