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Where? Chewton Glen Spa, New Forrest with Pandora Jewellery. Exactly? Listed as one of the ‘world’s best hotels’ by Conde Nast Traveller in 2014, this 5 star, luxury, spa hotel is a hidden oasis of tranquility, set in the beautiful Hampshire countryside. TheStyleTraveller was incredibly lucky to be invited along to a retreat and launch with Danish jewellery brand, Pandora. Why? To celebrate the launch of the new Pandora Essence Collection. The concept
Where? Hotel du Marc, the home and HQ of luxury champagne brand Veuve Clicquot When? March 2015 Why? I am very excited to report that I’ve just been taken on board by Veuve Clicquot as a brand ambassador (they couldn’t have picked a better match!). For my first task, I was invited out to Reims in the region of Champagne, to become ‘more well acquainted with the brand’ and to
Where? Butterfly Twists launch breakfast at The Ham Yard Hotel, London Why? I was invited to the launch of the #AnytimeAnywhere campaign for British shoe brand Butterfly Twists, a foldable shoe range designed specifically for girls about town and travel obsessives like me. Once I saw them, I knew I needed to share the news with my fashion savvy, travel fanatic readers! The Ham Yard Hotel One of my biggest
Northern Lights in Iceland Where? Reykjavik, Iceland Exactly? Reykjavik Marina Hotel, Kex Hostel and 101 in the city of Reykjavik and the Ion Hotel in Nesjavellir for nature and design lovers. Why? I was very lucky to be invited to the Winter Lights Art Festival in the beautiful Nordic country of Iceland. When? Feb 2015 With? The Iceland tourist board at Visit Reykjavik Hanging out with fellow journos on the press
What to wear when you’re there? Reykjavik With a latitude just south of the arctic circle, temperatures in Iceland range from 10-15 °C in the summer and can plummet to - 30 °C in the north during the winter, so functionality and practicality are key to dressing if you don’t want to end up with frost bite. But just because it’s functional, it doesn’t mean you have to forgo style, we are
The Style Traveller is giving away a pair of exclusive VIP tickets to the official Vodaphone London Fashion Weekend 2015 event, held at the magnificent Somerset House, home of the British Fashion Council. Filled with catwalk shows, pop-up shops, designer discounts, talks from industry experts, as well as beauty forums and pampering treatments, the bi-annual London Fashion Weekend event is THE go-to destination for anyone obsessed with fashion! The lines closed at
From the 26th Feb until 1st March, London’s magnificent Somerset House plays hosts to Britain’s biggest biannual consumer fashion showcase, London Fashion Weekend. Fashion With a schedule packed full of catwalk shows, presentations and talks from industry insiders, designer shopping, pop ups and panel discussion, London Fashion Weekend is the go-to event of the season for style obsessed fashionistas. Beauty Beauty fans are in for a treat too. Indulge yourself in
Where? Please check out this weeks GlamourMagazine.co.uk Why? TheStyleTraveller.com monthly travel and fashion column for UK Glamour About? Ski and snowboarding style and fashion. featuring my latest trip to Meribel, France, all you need to know about where eat, drink, party, sleep and of course, what to wear when you’re there on the slopes of Meribel.
Where? Huntsham Court Exactly? A stunning private stately home in Tiverton near Devon, UK Why? I was invited on a press trip to this magnificent country house for a Downton Abbey style weekend of fun, frolics and frivolity! The Facts? Officially the UK’s largest baronial country house which can be hired in it’s entirety. We were very lucky to be able to take over the historic estate for the weekend. The
View of Huntsham Court from the gardens Activities at Huntsham Court From the moment we arrived at Huntsham Court our itinerary was packed full of fun activities to keep us occupied. From cookery classes at the nearby River Cottage HQ, quad biking, archery, beauty treatments and massages to simply enjoying an indulgent afternoon tea in the library. One of my favourite pastimes here was taking an early morning hike through
Where? The Kalia Hotel, Meribel Exactly? In the French Alps, part of Les Trois Vallees mountain ski resort. Best Time to go? Peak season in the French Alps is January to March. Above: Me in Meribel wearing my new Sweaty Betty jacket, Adidas goggles and Haglofs ski pants Where to stay? I was very lucky to be invited to stay at Le Kaila, Meribel’s first 5 star design hotel. Despite it’s star credentials
1 year, 18 trips, 25 destinations, 1 blog award, 1 TV appearance on Sky News and 6 magazine features. It’s been an incredible yet hectic year for TheStyleTraveller.com, here’s my end of year travel round up… 1) Thailand 2) India 3) The Caribbean 4) Scotland 5) New York 6) Jamie’s Farm – Bath 7) Ibiza Monsoon trip 8) Japan 9) Wilderness Festival 10) Cornwall 11) Ibiza again!
Where? Bilbao Yoga Retreat, Spain Exactly? La Casa Del Yoga, in the beautiful seaside town of Las Arenas, just 20 minutes from the cultural hub of Bilbao in the Basque Country. When? November 2014 What? A pre-Xmas ‘get into your little black dress’ yoga retreat for 4 days Why? My good friend and old colleague from my ELLE days, Kat Webster, has set up a wonderful yoga retreat in the Basque region of Spain. She invited me and
Where? Bilbao Yoga Retreat, Spain Exactly? La Casa Del Yoga, in the beautiful seaside town of Las Arenas, just 20 minutes from the cultural hub of Bilbao in the Basque Country. When? November 2014 What? A pre-Xmas ‘get into your little black dress’ yoga retreat for 4 days Why? My good friend and old colleague from my ELLE days, Kat Webster, has set up a wonderful yoga retreat in the Basque region of Spain.
Where? Paris, France. Exactly? The beautiful J Crew apartment overlooking the Arc de Triomphe on Avenue des Champs-Elysees. Followed by a little shopping trip and a few galleries in Le Marais. Why? I was invited to spend a wonderful day in Paris with J Crew to view the new Spring Summer 15 fashion collection. When? November 2014. What to wear when you’re there – my outfit of the day – breton
Where? Malaysia, South East Asia Exactly? The Danna, Langkawi and The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, Ipoh When? October 2014 Why? I was lucky enough to be invited on a press trip to Malaysia for a week of spa treatments and pampering. Big thanks to? Salt Resort Wear for providing me with the perfect wardrobe to wear on my trip and The Banjaran, Ipoh for letting me partake in a mini photo shoot by my private pool! TheStyleTraveller flew
The Banjaran Hotspring Retreat Nestled amidst a 16 acre valley, cradled by 260 million-year old towering Paleozoic limestone hills, lush green rainforest, not to mention the rejuvenating geothermal hot springs, natural caves and cascading waterfalls, to say the scenery and location at The Banjaran is spectacular is a total understatement. You’d be forgiven for thinking you’d just arrived on the set of Jurassic Park the movie, minus the dinosaurs of
We chartered a yacht from Naam Cruises to discover Langkawi’s idyllic desert islands The Danna The minute you step foot inside The Danna and receive a chair massage from the spa team during check-in, you get a real feel for the hotels ethos, it’s all about relaxing and feeling pampered. The staff The Danna are experts in making their guests feel at home. Set in a stunning white washed colonial building
Malaysia – What to wear when you’re there When packing for Malaysia, specifically Langkawi and Ipoh (the two destinations I visited on this trip) the main thing to bare in mind is the humidity. I went in rainy season, October, so the mornings were incredibly hot, with a spot of rain in the afternoon, followed by a slight drop in temperature in the evening. If you’re staying in luxury hotels like
Where? When? October 2014 Why? I was lucky enough to be invited on a press trip to Canada by the Toronto Tourist Board for the art festival Nuit Blanche Big thanks to? Mint Velvet for providing me with the perfect wardrobe to wear on my trip and The Thompson Toronto rooftop pool for letting us partake in a mini photo shoot! Here is TheStyleTraveller guide to packing, fashion and style,