Elizabeth Kerr

Elizabeth Kerr

Elizabeth Kerr has been writing on film, culture, travel and property among other things for nearly 15 years while living in Hong Kong, and is an admitted space nerd whose proudest life achievement to date was attending ComicCon. She is a staunch advocate of butter, sugar, caffeine, cheese and chocolate.

Latest from Elizabeth Kerr

Net-a-Porter and Balmain are making monochrome cool and contemporary, again – this is how

16 styles of capes, crop tops, leggings and shoes in striking black and white offer a modern take on classic French pied-de-poule

12 Dec 2019 - 4:41AM

16 styles of capes, crop tops, leggings and shoes in striking black and white offer a modern take on classic French pied-de-poule

Net-a-Porter and Balmain are making monochrome cool and contemporary, again – this is how
Innovation, passion, heritage: How the Gucci Osteria in Florence won its first Michelin star

Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri and chef Massimo Bottura’s shared ideal to fuse innovation, passion and heritage across their industries pays off as Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura wins its first star in the Italian Michelin Guide

7 Dec 2019 - 2:00AM

Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri and chef Massimo Bottura’s shared ideal to fuse innovation, passion and heritage across their industries pays off as Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura wins its first star in the Italian Michelin Guide

Innovation, passion, heritage: How the Gucci Osteria in Florence won its first Michelin star
How 11 artists reinvented the Lady Dior handbag – both as a bag, and as a work of art

Fourth edition asks 11 artists from around the globe to reimagine the bag as an expression of self, while connecting Dior to the world

5 Dec 2019 - 12:00PM

Fourth edition asks 11 artists from around the globe to reimagine the bag as an expression of self, while connecting Dior to the world

How 11 artists reinvented the Lady Dior handbag – both as a bag, and as a work of art
Charlize Theron, Nina Dobrev and Uma Thurman rock Dior at New York’s Guggenheim International Gala

Charlize Theron, Uma Thurman, Karlie Kloss and Nina Dobrev all rocked Dior at New York’s Guggenheim International Gala

30 Nov 2019 - 10:00AM

Charlize Theron, Uma Thurman, Karlie Kloss and Nina Dobrev all rocked Dior at New York’s Guggenheim International Gala

Charlize Theron, Nina Dobrev and Uma Thurman rock Dior at New York’s Guggenheim International Gala
Is this Paris’ plushest hotel room? Inside the new Swan Lake-inspired Charles Garnier Suite at the revamped InterContinental Paris Le Grand

Celebrity interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon led a refurbishment of the 5-star InterContinental Paris Le Grand – including the magnificent new Swan Lake-inspired Charles Garnier Suite

27 Nov 2019 - 3:13PM

Celebrity interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon led a refurbishment of the 5-star InterContinental Paris Le Grand – including the magnificent new Swan Lake-inspired Charles Garnier Suite

Is this Paris’ plushest hotel room? Inside the new Swan Lake-inspired Charles Garnier Suite at the revamped InterContinental Paris Le Grand
Visit China and Southeast Asia on Aman Resorts’ luxurious Private Jet, which offers personalised, curated trips for the elite traveller

Offering the same service, privacy, accessibility and luxury as its hotels, Aman Resorts has launched its private jet, taking the elite to China, Southeast Asia and beyond.

27 Nov 2019 - 3:02PM

Offering the same service, privacy, accessibility and luxury as its hotels, Aman Resorts has launched its private jet, taking the elite to China, Southeast Asia and beyond.

Visit China and Southeast Asia on Aman Resorts’ luxurious Private Jet, which offers personalised, curated trips for the elite traveller
Harrods is home to Bulgari’s pop-up – and British royals, models and fashion trendsetters flock to see the Italian jeweller’s new collection

Just in time for Christmas, the pop-up at Harrods, features Bulgari’s Cinemagia High Jewellery Collection, inspired by films and filmmaking, until the new year.

18 Nov 2019 - 4:53AM

Just in time for Christmas, the pop-up at Harrods, features Bulgari’s Cinemagia High Jewellery Collection, inspired by films and filmmaking, until the new year.

Harrods is home to Bulgari’s pop-up – and British royals, models and fashion trendsetters flock to see the Italian jeweller’s new collection
London to Venice: Belmond’s luxurious overnight train takes you back to the 1920s jazz era

Belmond’s Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is an overnight journey through time to the 1920s jazz era, taking you from Venice and acroess the Alps to London in a luxurious setting

13 Nov 2019 - 10:00AM

Belmond’s Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is an overnight journey through time to the 1920s jazz era, taking you from Venice and acroess the Alps to London in a luxurious setting

London to Venice: Belmond’s luxurious overnight train takes you back to the 1920s jazz era
How the Mandarin Oriental Milan’s new Duomo Private Dining Room by Fornasetti was inspired by Italian art

The hotel’s two Michelin-starred restaurant Seta has a custom-designed private dining room where guests can enjoy special Italian dishes inspired by Italian artwork

8 Nov 2019 - 3:00PM

The hotel’s two Michelin-starred restaurant Seta has a custom-designed private dining room where guests can enjoy special Italian dishes inspired by Italian artwork

How the Mandarin Oriental Milan’s new Duomo Private Dining Room by Fornasetti was inspired by Italian art
Olivia Palermo, Nicky Hilton and Pixie Geldof join star-studded event in Paris for Valentino party

Fashion bloggers, photographers and other celebrities attended the unveiling Valentino’s new womenswear and capsule collections at its Saint-Honoré boutique in Paris, France

8 Nov 2019 - 10:00AM

Fashion bloggers, photographers and other celebrities attended the unveiling Valentino’s new womenswear and capsule collections at its Saint-Honoré boutique in Paris, France

Olivia Palermo, Nicky Hilton and Pixie Geldof join star-studded event in Paris for Valentino party
Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio and Princess Diana’s niece Lady Kitty Spencer spotted hanging out in Milan, at Tod’s Studio opening

The opening of Tod’s Studio in Milan, Italy, drew famous international movie stars, royal family members and more to attend

5 Nov 2019 - 10:00AM

The opening of Tod’s Studio in Milan, Italy, drew famous international movie stars, royal family members and more to attend

Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio and Princess Diana’s niece Lady Kitty Spencer spotted hanging out in Milan, at Tod’s Studio opening
Dior celebrates the late Peter Lindbergh with 2-volume book, Dior/Lindbergh

German photographer and French fashion house created some of the most luminous advertising campaigns of the past decade, such as for Lady Dior and J’Adore

4 Nov 2019 - 2:00AM

German photographer and French fashion house created some of the most luminous advertising campaigns of the past decade, such as for Lady Dior and J’Adore

Dior celebrates the late Peter Lindbergh with 2-volume book, Dior/Lindbergh
What’s up for the Tiffany man? New men’s line features games, rings, watches – and a bracelet costing US$54,000 worn by A$AP Ferg

Actors Jeff Goldblum and Justin Theroux join the renowned New York jeweller at its unveiling of Tiffany Men’s, a line dedicated to the gents

2 Nov 2019 - 10:00AM

Actors Jeff Goldblum and Justin Theroux join the renowned New York jeweller at its unveiling of Tiffany Men’s, a line dedicated to the gents

What’s up for the Tiffany man? New men’s line features games, rings, watches – and a bracelet costing US$54,000 worn by A$AP Ferg
Rimowa keeps both journey and destination in mind with its vibrantly coloured Original aluminium collection suitcases

Using the bright ibis bird as its muse, Rimowa has unveiled a colourful and sturdy suitcase collection that will be easy to spot on in baggage claim

23 Oct 2019 - 10:00AM

Using the bright ibis bird as its muse, Rimowa has unveiled a colourful and sturdy suitcase collection that will be easy to spot on in baggage claim

Rimowa keeps both journey and destination in mind with its vibrantly coloured Original aluminium collection suitcases
Wine collector or social drinker? Here are 5 wine apps to help you get the right grape

Whether you want to keep track of your personal collection, or choose the fitting accompaniment for dinner – there’s an app for that

13 Oct 2019 - 12:00PM

Whether you want to keep track of your personal collection, or choose the fitting accompaniment for dinner – there’s an app for that

Wine collector or social drinker? Here are 5 wine apps to help you get the right grape
What kind of luxury desert hotel is Aman Resorts opening in Saudi Arabia?

The Saudi desert resort – Aman’s first Middle East property – will be Aman’s 10th property located near or inside a Unesco Heritage Site, while plans are afoot for a Bangkok hotel in the century-old tropical gardens of Nai Lert Park

13 Oct 2019 - 2:00AM

The Saudi desert resort – Aman’s first Middle East property – will be Aman’s 10th property located near or inside a Unesco Heritage Site, while plans are afoot for a Bangkok hotel in the century-old tropical gardens of Nai Lert Park

What kind of luxury desert hotel is Aman Resorts opening in Saudi Arabia?
From cocktail shakers to wine coolers – everything you need to be a master mixologist when hosting at home

Everything you need from a home bar to a cabinet, decanters, mixology centre, glasses and buckets – and somewhere cold to store the wine.

12 Oct 2019 - 4:49AM

Everything you need from a home bar to a cabinet, decanters, mixology centre, glasses and buckets – and somewhere cold to store the wine.

From cocktail shakers to wine coolers – everything you need to be a master mixologist when hosting at home
Which celebrity chefs and sports stars will be on hand at Maldives’ Soneva resorts this October?

Exclusive island getaways offer sports sessions with champion pros, wellness consultations and meals from visiting Michelin-starred chefs

5 Oct 2019 - 5:24AM

Exclusive island getaways offer sports sessions with champion pros, wellness consultations and meals from visiting Michelin-starred chefs

Which celebrity chefs and sports stars will be on hand at Maldives’ Soneva resorts this October?
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie stayed in one: from France to Ireland, 5 castles you can book for a break

Dating from the Middle Ages to the Gothic era, many of these historical buildings have been revamped, offering fairy tale getaways for a unique holiday with friends or family

29 Sep 2019 - 5:40PM

Dating from the Middle Ages to the Gothic era, many of these historical buildings have been revamped, offering fairy tale getaways for a unique holiday with friends or family

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie stayed in one: from France to Ireland, 5 castles you can book for a break
6 hot hotel deals in Hong Kong – as pro-democracy protests see room rates hit record lows

As protests bite, hotels are offering up bargain luxury deals – whether you’re flying for the seasonal break, or avoiding the airport and looking for a staycation, here are our top picks

11 Oct 2019 - 12:28PM

As protests bite, hotels are offering up bargain luxury deals – whether you’re flying for the seasonal break, or avoiding the airport and looking for a staycation, here are our top picks

6 hot hotel deals in Hong Kong – as pro-democracy protests see room rates hit record lows
Would you pay US$8,280 a night to stay at Phuket’s new luxury five-bedroom X24 super villa?

Two-storey, 25,000 sq ft accommodation has its own private chef, cinema, gym, two infinity pools and unspoilt views of Andaman Sea

17 Sep 2019 - 3:40AM

Two-storey, 25,000 sq ft accommodation has its own private chef, cinema, gym, two infinity pools and unspoilt views of Andaman Sea

Would you pay US$8,280 a night to stay at Phuket’s new luxury five-bedroom X24 super villa?
Hollywood director Wes Anderson turns art curator, with Spitzmaus exhibition at Milan’s Rem Koolhaas-designed Fondazione Prada

Moonrise Kingdom director and Lebanese writer Juman Malouf compiled a wide-ranging exhibition – named after an ancient Egyptian mummified shrew

7 Sep 2019 - 12:00PM

Moonrise Kingdom director and Lebanese writer Juman Malouf compiled a wide-ranging exhibition – named after an ancient Egyptian mummified shrew

Hollywood director Wes Anderson turns art curator, with Spitzmaus exhibition at Milan’s Rem Koolhaas-designed Fondazione Prada
Chinese artist Yan Pei-ming – famed for his Bruce Lee and Mao Zedong portraits – to exhibit at Petit Palais Paris

Yan Pei-ming, known for his epic-sized portraits of the likes of Bruce Lee and Mao Zedong, will present the ‘Courbet, Face to Face’ exhibition at the Petit Palais Paris

28 Aug 2019 - 12:49PM

Yan Pei-ming, known for his epic-sized portraits of the likes of Bruce Lee and Mao Zedong, will present the ‘Courbet, Face to Face’ exhibition at the Petit Palais Paris

Chinese artist Yan Pei-ming – famed for his Bruce Lee and Mao Zedong portraits – to exhibit at Petit Palais Paris
8 Shanghai hotels offering height of elegance and opulence

Bulgari Hotel Shanghai, Amanyangyun, Fairmont Peace Hotel, PuLi Hotel and Spa and Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund are among city’s luxurious offerings

6 Aug 2019 - 10:30AM

Bulgari Hotel Shanghai, Amanyangyun, Fairmont Peace Hotel, PuLi Hotel and Spa and Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund are among city’s luxurious offerings

8 Shanghai hotels offering height of elegance and opulence
Review | We review The Shilla hotel in Seoul, where Korean celebrities like the Song-Song couple go to get married

Seoul’s first luxury hotel has been the go-to destination for movie stars, titans of industry and statesmen for over 40 years

1 Aug 2019 - 12:00PM

Seoul’s first luxury hotel has been the go-to destination for movie stars, titans of industry and statesmen for over 40 years

We review The Shilla hotel in Seoul, where Korean celebrities like the Song-Song couple go to get married
What does Virgil Abloh’s ‘Figures of Speech’ exhibition say about streetwear?

Visitors to the Samir Bantal-designed gallery space in Chicago can explore the defining moments in Abloh’s career

25 Jul 2019 - 2:00AM

Visitors to the Samir Bantal-designed gallery space in Chicago can explore the defining moments in Abloh’s career

What does Virgil Abloh’s ‘Figures of Speech’ exhibition say about streetwear?
Besides billionaire James Dyson, which tycoons own luxury Singapore penthouses and apartments?

Malaysia’s 1MDB fugitive Jho Low, Alibaba co-founder Sun Tongyu and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin all reputedly enjoy the high life in the Lion City

23 Jul 2019 - 12:57PM

Malaysia’s 1MDB fugitive Jho Low, Alibaba co-founder Sun Tongyu and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin all reputedly enjoy the high life in the Lion City

Besides billionaire James Dyson, which tycoons own luxury Singapore penthouses and apartments?
Why Giorgio Armani loves ‘unmistakable aesthetic style’ of Japanese architect Tadao Ando

His simplicity, zoom on natural forms, and use of water and light are the focus of the exhibition, ‘The Challenge – Tadao Ando’, at Italian fashion designer’s Milan museum until July 28

8 Jul 2019 - 2:00AM

His simplicity, zoom on natural forms, and use of water and light are the focus of the exhibition, ‘The Challenge – Tadao Ando’, at Italian fashion designer’s Milan museum until July 28

Why Giorgio Armani loves ‘unmistakable aesthetic style’ of Japanese architect Tadao Ando
Why the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO is an ‘investment of passion’ that is coveted by the ultra-wealthy

Metallic red model, described as ‘Holy Grail of classic cars’, has a racing pedigree, having finished sixth overall at Le Mans and first in class at Sebring endurance race

6 Jul 2019 - 1:00PM

Metallic red model, described as ‘Holy Grail of classic cars’, has a racing pedigree, having finished sixth overall at Le Mans and first in class at Sebring endurance race

Why the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO is an ‘investment of passion’ that is coveted by the ultra-wealthy
Take a foodie journey through Bali’s cuisine at The Warung at Alila Villas Uluwatu

The Warung is a must for visiting foodies. For each feast, a chef incorporates ingredients from two of Bali’s eight regencies into a gastronomic experience

4 Jul 2019 - 12:00PM

The Warung is a must for visiting foodies. For each feast, a chef incorporates ingredients from two of Bali’s eight regencies into a gastronomic experience

Take a foodie journey through Bali’s cuisine at The Warung at Alila Villas Uluwatu