In the Magazines: September 2012

by Berit Baugher

We read the travel magazines so you don't have to. Between the changing seasons, back to school shopping, and Fashion Week, September is full of new clothes and trends. The magazines went on the hunt for the best Neopolitan tailors, interviewed the duo behind Opening Ceremony, and printed fashion writer Lynn Yaeger's packing tips for the non-minimalist. 



On the Cover: Tom Downey searches out Naples' best artisanal tailors in hopes of better understanding one of the city's oldest art forms.

- Gal-around-town and co-owner of Old Faithful Shop Savannah Olsen clues us in on her go-to spots in Vancouver's Gastown.

- Jen Murphy interviewed the duo behind Opening Ceremony on their love of travel and how it's influenced their business. Favorite shops include NYC's Ted Muehling and Parisian taxidermy joint Deyrolle.

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Conde Nast Traveler


On the Cover: Kevin Doyle takes readers on a trip around the world with one of America's biggest globetrottersHillary Clinton.

- Whether it's getting pummeled and scrubbed in a Turkish hamam or planning a DIY safari, it's safe to say the editors at CNT have seen it all. In honor of the magazine's 25th anniversary, here are their favorite travel memories.

- From Giza to Costa Careyes CNT has put together a killer roundup of every "Room with a View" ever published.

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On the Cover: Kate Betts tours three of New York's most dynamic up-and-coming neighborhoods: TriBeCa, Harlem, and Williamsburg.

- Lynn Yaeger divulges her packing tricks — one of which is her beloved cherry-red Rimowa.

- David A. Keeps chills out in the once-sleepy beach town of Tulum, which has morphed into one of Mexico's most stylish destinations.

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National Geographic Traveler


We already covered the August/September issue in last month's roundup, but here it is again.

On the Cover: Midwesterner Jim Richardson explores the rugged isles of Scotland's Inner Hebrides.

- 2012 World Wonders: A human tower and the home of one of America's greatest thinkers are two of the little known marvels George W. Stone finds on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

- The Age of Maya: A new calendar cycle is about to begin. Joshua Berman and Andrew Evans take a look at five Maya-influenced destinations.

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And We're Also Reading About Travel Here

wythe hotel


- Julie Vadnal spotlights Wythe Hotel, a refurbished textile factory and Brooklyn's newest and hottest place for visitors to park themselves while in town. Perks include an in-house restaurant from Andrew Tarlow and Sean Rembold, a 60-seat screening room, and priceless views of the Manhattan skyline.

- Professional wanderer Julia Chaplin visits Baja's hidden surfing town Todos Santos.

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