• The luxurious decor is accented with touches of gold and pale green. Photograph by Evelina Gospodinova

    • A stately Chesterfield sofa anchors a tasteful seating area in the lounge. Photograph by Evelina Gospodinova

    • From velvet pillows to fine linens, posh touches are everywhere. Photograph by Evelina Gospodinova

    • In the early 1900s, when this former gentleman's club opened, it's 39-ft bar was the longest in the world. Photograph by Evelina Gospodinova

    • Fancy a nightcap? The Long Bar is the perfect place to savor a brandy. Photograph by Evelina Gospodinova

      ISSUE 13: SHANGHAI

      WALDORF ASTORIA SHANGHAI

      Channel your inner movie star at the remarkable Waldorf Astoria Shanghai, whose beautiful interior incorporates both a restored 1910's British gentleman's club and a sleek, newly constructed tower. Rooms are decorated in soothing Neoclassical style but come tricked out with modern flourishes like hidden tvs and Japanese toiletsâ and suites in the historic wing include four poster canopy beds, silver-tipped clawfoot bathtubs, and Hermès bathroom amenities. This is glamour with a capital G.