The Style Traveller

A fashion editor's guide to the worlds most stylish places

Crete – Luxury weekend at Blue Palace

Crete – Luxury weekend at Blue Palace Where? Blue Palace Resort and Spa When? June 2016 We flew with? Aegean Airways. Why? I was very lucky to be invited out to Crete by Blue Palace to attend the launch of luxury swimwear brand Melissa Odabash‘s pop up beach boutique at the hotel, to celebrate the opening of their new beach club Isola. The trip was amazing with a super fun itinerary

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Crete – Melissa Odabash Beach Boutique Pop Up

Crete – Melissa Odabash Beach Boutique Pop Up Where? The Blue Palace Resort and Spa on the Greek island of Crete Exactly? The Melissa Odabash Pop Up Boutique When? July 2016 Why? I was very lucky to invited on a super fun press trip to the opening of international swimwear designer, Melissa Odabash’s gorgeous Beach Boutique pop up, at The Blue Palace in Crete. I was accompanied by a great

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Ushvani Spa – London’s Most Exclusive Celeb Spa

Ushvani Spa – London’s Most Exclusive Celeb Spa Where? Ushvani Spa Exactly? Knightsbridge, London When? June 2016 Why? Post my trip to Glastonbury I was feeling a little worse for wear, so I decided to check in to the exclusive Knightsbridge Spa, Ushvani, for a luxurious facial and massage treatment. Using all it’s own beautiful, branded products, Ushvani is a fantastic hidden gem in the quiet back streets of Knightsbridge,

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Fashion Special – Holiday Capsule Wardrobe with Bicester Village

Fashion Special – Holiday Capsule Wardrobe with Bicester Village Where? LA and Santa Barbara. Exactly? The Mondrian Hotel, LA and The Four Seasons Biltmore, Santa Barbara. When? June 2016 Why? The guys at Bicester Village asked me to create a holiday capsule wardrobe to wear on my latest trip to LA and Santa Barbara. My mission was to put together four outfits, one for beach, one for the day and another for

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Cuba – The Perfect Beach Holiday in Holguin

Pictured above: The Style Traveller wearing Nikki de Marchi bikini. Cuba –  The Perfect Beach Holiday in Holguin Where? Paradisus Rio de Oro Exactly? Holguin in the North East corner of Cuba, in The Caribbean. We flew from Havana to Holguin which took around an hour, or you could experience the 10 hour drive, stopping off in the colourful, colonial city of Trinidad on route. When? June 2016 Why? As part

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Post-Glastonbury Spa Break at Limewood Hotel

Post-Glastonbury Spa Break at Limewood Hotel Where? Limewood Hotel Exactly? Set in the lush, green conservation area of The New Forrest, around 1 1/2 hours out of London When? June 2016 Why? I was very lucky to be invited on a press trip to the gorgeous Limewood hotel and spa by Pure Collection, a luxury cashmere brand from Harrogate, UK, to preview the new AW16 collection. Me hanging out in the

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Glastonbury Festival – Photo Diary

Glastonbury Festival – Photo Diary Where? Glastonbury Festival Exactly? Boutique Camping, Pilton, Somerset, UK When? June 2016 Glastonbury Festival is the world’s largest greenfield festival which has been running since 1971 in Pilton in Somerset. Set over acres of beautiful countryside, for 5 days near the summer solstice, the Worthy Farm land  is taken over by the world’s leading music acts. This years headline acts included Coldplay (pictured above), Adele and Muse.

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Preferred Hotels and The Style Traveller Twitter Chat

Preferred Hotels and The Style Traveller Twitter Chat Hello Style Travellers! I have some exciting news. This Thursday at 11am I will be joining Preferred Hotels for their twitter chat. The subject of the conversation is #Best in Travel 2016 I’ll be joined by fellow guests and bloggers: Angie Silver Spoon, Luxe Tiffany, Hotel Gault, The Beaumont, Montage Beverly Hills and The Hotel Emma Some of the hotels on the Preferred

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Cuba – Havana 24 Hour Style Guide

Cuba – Havana 24 Hour Style Guide Where? Havana, Cuba Exactly? Hotel Nacional de Cuba and Hotel Saratoga When? June 2016 Havana is without doubt one of the most picturesque and vibrant cities I’ve ever had the luck to visit. Every backstreet conceals a myriad of elaborate, colonial building with crumbling facades. Each turn reveals a romantic backdrop, it’s a photographers dream filled with instagram inspiration. Keep scrolling to see

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Cuba – Havana Fashion Special

Cuba – Havana Fashion Special Where? Havana, Cuba When? June 2016 Why? On my recent trip to Cuba I did a little photo shoot with some of my favourite clothing brands. I knew the streets of Havana would be a veritable gift of decadent, crumbling colonial buildings providing the perfect back drop for a fashion shoot. Keep scrolling to The Style Traveller Fashion Special – What to Wear When You’re There

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Ferrari Weekend Road Trip – Part 2

Ferrari Weekend Road Trip – part 2 Where? Langdon Court Hotel, Devon When? June 2016 Why? On the second leg of The Style Traveller Ferrari road trip, we popped in for a stay at the spectacular Langdon Court Hotel in Devon.Langdon Court Set amidst beautiful Devonshire countryside, the 16th century manor house is the perfect location for a romantic UK weekend break. And in my case the quiet country roads

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Fancy a Ferrari for the weekend?

Fancy a Ferrari for the weekend? Where? London and Devon, UK. Exactly? Lucy and Richards wedding in Regents Park and Orestone Manor in Devon. Why? When an email popped into my inbox the other day asking me if I’d like to take the new Ferrari California T for a weekend test drive, I felt excitement, intrepidation and slightly nervous all at the same time. I’ve been in fast cars many

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The Ultimate Personalised Facial from Elemis

Where? The House of Elemis, Mayfair London The spa treatment? 60 Minute Couture Technology Treatment combined with a freestyle deep tissue massage. Why? After my grand American road trip, on arrival back in London I needed a little R & R. As all of you frequent flyers will know, there’s nothing worse for your skin than a long haul flight, so I decided to check in for a wonderful, pampering treatment

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Los Angeles – 48 Hour Style Guide

Los Angeles – 48 Hour Style Guide Where? Los Angeles When? May 2015 Why? For the 7th and final leg of The Style Traveller American Road Trip I returned to LA, the city of Angels, the place my whole amazing adventure started 3 weeks ago. On arrival after Coachella I stayed at the relaxing Marina Del Rey Hotel and to end the trip I stayed at the luxury Mondrian Hotel in

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Spectacular Santa Barbara – 24 hour style guide

Spectacular Santa Barbara – 24 hour style guide Where? Santa Barbara, California Exactly? We stayed at the legendary Four Seasons hotel, The Biltmore. When? May 2016 On the 6th leg of The Style Traveller classic, American road trip, we stopped off in the colourful, Spanish colonial city of Santa Barbara, which was one of my favourite places on the route. Santa Barbara is often described as the Californian Riviera owing to it’s

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24 Hour style guide to Big Sur, California

24 Hour style guide to Big Sur, California Where? Big Sur, California Exactly? We stayed at the luxurious, boutique hotel Ventana Inn and Spa. When? May 2016 Flanked by the Santa Lucia mountains to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west, on the 5th leg of The Style Traveller classic, American road trip, we discovered the magical, national conservation area of Big Sur. Comprised of 300 square miles of

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Big Sur – California Road Trip Fashion

Big Sur – California Road Trip Fashion Where? Big Sur, California Exactly? Ventana Inn and Spa Why? As the 5th stop on The Style Traveller grand American road trip, we made a two night stop off in magical Big Sur. Comprised mainly of wild national park and spectacular stretches of coastline, add to that it’s spiritual and beatnik routes, this was without doubt one of my favourite places on the

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Yosemite National Park – California Road Trip

Yosemite National Park – California Road Trip Where? Yosemite National Park Exactly? Tenaya Lodge Hotel and Spa Why? For the 4th leg of The Style Traveller California Road Trip, I’ve travelled to Tenaya Lodge Hotel and Spa in Yosemite. Celebrating 100 years of the National Park Service, this year is a fantastic time of visit one of America’s most spectacular national parks. From hiking, walking, kayaking, mountain climbing, taking the

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Sonoma – The Style Traveller California Road Trip

Sonoma – The Style Traveller California Road Trip Where? Sonoma. Exactly? The Farmhouse Inn, Forrestvillle. Why? On the third leg of The Style Traveller California Road Trip we made a stop off in Californian wine Country, Sonoma, at the luxury, boutique hotel, Farmhouse Inn. With a Michelin starred restaurant, farm to table spa, hot tubs in the suites and a deliciously relaxed atmosphere, it was a much needed retreat after

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San Francisco – The Style Traveller California Road Trip

San Francisco – The Style Traveller California Road Trip After my rather amazing trip to Palm Springs and Coachella Festival with Mercedes / Smart Car, I decided to stay on in California for an extra couple of weeks and embark upon a road trip adventure of very own. The Classic Californian Road Trip – Route 101 The route I planned; with a little help from my lovely friends at Visit California;

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