Kristen Shirley

Kristen Shirley

Kristen Shirley is a New York-based journalist who specializes in all things luxury. She is the founder of La Patiala, the luxury encyclopedia, and she is passionate about supporting independent designers and craftsmanship. When traveling, she loves nothing more than relaxing on a beautiful beach.
For the ultimate après-ski experience in Avon, Colorado, take an open-air sleigh ride from The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch to dinner at Zach's Cabin.
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The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman concluded an extensive renovation in Dec. 2021.
With these new suites, you won’t have to choose between city and nature.
Whether you're serving a Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve or hosting a caviar and Champagne-fueled soirée on New Year's Eve.
What could be more glamorous than seeing the world aboard a Four Seasons-designed private jet?
Whether you’re looking for seven decks of entertainment, a family-friendly trip, or a diving-focused Caribbean voyage, you’ll find it here.
This LEED-certified property is setting new standards for beachside luxury in Colombia.
Austin, Texas just got a little more luxurious with this new Four Seasons residential community, complete with a private marina and funicular access to the lake.
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This is the chicest way we’ve ever seen a brand re-use fabric scraps.
Start your gifting early this year with a luxury advent calendar.
Get ready to book your flights — Heaven's Door, Bob Dylan's spirits brand, has collaborated with MGM Resorts on an exclusive new bourbon.
Magellan Jets and IYC are teaming up to offer the holiday gift of a lifetime. It includes 25 hours of private jet flight time, a week on a yacht, and luxury travel gear — for $1.5 million.
These new Park Avenue apartments — by Waldorf Astoria — now feature four private, residents-only bars. And in a crowded city, a private bar really is the ultimate amenity.
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Glenmorangie unveils a new, limited-edition bottle featuring stunning artwork from floral artist Azuma Makoto.
Where the most luxurious travelers are jetting to for cold-weather vacations.
You don’t have to travel to Paris to see Cartier-approved art.
In the spirit of honoring loved ones, this Mexican tequila brand debuted their 'Nuestros Recuerdos' series, starting with a limited-edition bottle for Día de los Muertos.
VistaJet's latest offering is a fabulous way to reunite with your loved ones, by whisking them off on a private jet to a surprise location.
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Whisky connoisseurs will be flocking to Edinburgh for this new partnership between The Macallen and The Balmoral Hotel.
After 20 years, Net-A-Porter is still shaking up the fashion industry.
Welcome to the all-new Villa Malie in charming western Istria.