The Style Traveller

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

Yoga, Bootcamp and Tree Houses – The Next Retreat

Yoga, Bootcamp and Tree Houses – The Next Retreat Where? Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa, our tree house accommodation pictured above. Exactly? Hampshire in the UK, a 2 hour train journey or drive out of London. Why? Next clothing, the British high street retailer, has just launched a fantastic new active wear range called the NX Sports collection. The range includes swimwear, yoga, sports and fitness pieces. To celebrate the launch

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The Style Traveller 2016 Travel Round Up

The Style Traveller 2016 Travel Round Up Here at Style traveller HQ 2016 has been one of my busiest years in travel so far. Over the past 12 months I’ve visited 32 destinations in 15 different countries, taken 34 flights, been featured in 17 magazine articles, nominated for 5 blog awards and got a new agent at Premier Models / Digital Influencers Division. Here’s a run down of all the destinations:

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Mexican Adventure – Azulik Tulum

Mexican Adventure – Azulik Tulum Where? Azulik Hotel and Maya Spa Exactly? Tulum, Mexico When? December 2016 Why? On the third leg of my Mexican adventure with my lovely friend and excellent photographer, Olivia Ebeling, we stayed at the spectacular eco, hotel Azulik. Tulum ruin Photo above taken by @showinmyeyes. The extremely instagram friendly hotel is built from a natural drift wood and glass. It’s philosophy is truly inspirational, the ethos

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Mexican Adventure Part 2 – Hotel Esencia

Mexican Adventure Part 2 – Hotel Esencia Where? Tulum, Mexico Exactly? Hotel Esencia When? December 2016 Why? On the second leg of the Style Traveller Mexican adventure with my friend Olivia, we left the eco haven of Papaya Playa Project and checked in to the colonial splendour of the luxury, spa hotel Esencia. Built in one of the former summer houses of the Duchess of Amalfi, the recently restored and

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Mexican Adventure Part 1 – Papaya Playa Project

Mexican Adventure Part 1 – Papaya Playa Project Where? Tulum, Mexico Exactly? The Papaya Playa Project Why? As a little pre Christmas girls holiday my friend Olivia and I decided to have a vacation in the idyllic Mexican beach town of Tulum. We decided to do it in three parts starting at the renowned eco party hotel, Papaya Playa Project, followed by a spa break at the luxurious, colonial Esencia

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Girls road trip with Aston Martin

Girls road trip with Aston Martin Where? Ellenborough Park Hotel and Spa, The Cotswolds. Part of the Mr & Mrs Smith group of luxury, boutique hotels. Why? The closest I ever thought I’d come to an Aston Martin was lusting after one whilst watching James Bond films. So when Aston Martin asked me if I’d be interested in taking the new DB11 out for a girls road trip I was

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A Grand Winter Wedding in York

A Grand Winter Wedding in York Where? The historic walled city of York in North Yorkshire, England. Exactly? I stayed at The Grand Hotel, York. When? One crisp, autumn weekend when the city was cold but filled with sunlight, the perfect setting for a winter wedding. Why? I was very lucky to be invited to the wedding celebrations of one of my old university, best buddies, Fiona and her lovely

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Burano – Festive Fashion Shoot

Burano – Festive Fashion Shoot Where? Burano, Italy. When? Winter 2016. Why? Just a half hour boat ride off the coast of Venice lies the picturesque island of Burano.  On the final leg of The Style Traveller Italian Adventure I made a day trip to the beautiful island. Local artisans specialise in the making of intricate lace, but the island is also famous for it’s legendary kaleidoscope of colourful buildings. The

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Best Brunches in London – Skylon Restaurant

Best Brunches in London – Skylon Restaurant Where? Skylon, London. Exactly? Located on the south bank of the River Thames, part of the Royal Festival Hall complex, Skylon London boasts one of the best views and most sort after restaurant spots in London. The backdrop to many iconic films made in the city (Four Weddings being one of them!), visitors to the buzzing south bank area will instantly recognise it’s

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How to do Christmas Shopping in Style – London

How to do Christmas Shopping in Style -London Where? Bicester Village and The Landmark London When? November 2016 – the shopping package runs all year round Why? The rush to get all of my family and friends Christmas presents is usually a last minute dash for me, so when Bicester Village and The Landmark London hotel invited me to try out their shop till you drop package I was more than happy

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What to wear in Venice – Lace special

What to wear in Venice – Lace special Where? Venice, Italy When? winter 2016 Why? I was very lucky to be invited to stay at the luxury J W Marriot resort and spa in Venice recently. Before going on such trips there’s always the dilemma of what to pack…. What to wear when you’re there – Venice Venice is a rather affluent and stylish city, filled with designer and boutique

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The Veuve Clicquot Halloween Masquerade Ball

The Veuve Clicquot Halloween Masquerade Ball Where? Glasgow, Scotland Exactly? The Veuve Clicquot Halloween Masquerade Ball at Hutcheson’s in Glasgow. I love dressing up and I love to party, so it goes without saying a Halloween Masquerade Ball is one of my favourite events on the social calendar. So I decided to venture up to to Scotland for the Halloween ball at Hutcheson’s in Glasgow, one of the city’s coolest and

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The Perfect Winter Break Wardrobe With Pure Collection

The Perfect Winter Break Wardrobe With Pure Collection Where? Venice, Italy. Exactly? The luxury J W Marriot Resort and Spa – Venice, a private island 15 minutes boat ride from Venice. Why? I’m a total cashmere junkie and it doesn’t come much more luxurious than British label, Pure Collection. When they asked me to pick my top 5 favourite pieces to wear on my next trip I was more than happy to

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A Winter Weekend in Venice

A Winter Weekend Break in Venice Where? Venice, Italy Exactly? The J W Marriot, Venice. Why? As part of The Style Traveller Italian series my next stop after Florence is at the luxury, J W Marriot Hotel and Spa in Venice. Accessible only boat, the hotel is located on a lush green, landscaped island only 15 minutes from the city. When JW Marriot invited me out to review their prestigious

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Italian Street Style – Florence

Italian Street Style – Florence Where? Florence, Italy When? Sept 2016 Italy is renowned for being one of the most stylish countries in the world. I recently visited Florence, for my cousins wedding, but much to my delight ;) it also happened to be on the same weekend as Pitti Uomo, Italian mens fashion week.  So I managed to snap some rather dapper chaps for this Italian street style special.

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Italy – 24 Hour Style Guide To Florence

Italy – 24 Hour Style Guide To Florence Where? Florence, Italy I was very lucky to spend a little time in Florence recently to celebrate my cousins wedding. I managed to steal a few days away from the festivities to explore this fantastic city. Famed for excellent food, fashion and Florentine architecture, there’s so much to discover. And as you know I’m always interested the best places to eat, drink

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An Italian Wedding in Florence

An Italian Wedding in Florence Where? Florence, Italy Why? I was very excited to be invited to my cousins wedding day in Italy. My wonderful cuz, Bappa and his beautiful wife Tereza asked me share the celebrations for their very special day. Here’s my Style Traveller photo diary of the event. Special thanks to? Jirisi Spek for letting me share some of his gorgeous official wedding day photos and to T

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Canyon Ranch Spa – What to wear when you’re there

Canyon Ranch Spa – What to wear when you’re there Where? Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort, Kaplankaya, Turkey. When? Sept 2016 Why? I was asked to visit the brand new Canyon Ranch Spa and Hotel in Kaplankaya. When visiting such a luxury retreat it’s difficult to decide what to pack. It can also be tricky to find the right swimwear pieces once the shops have all transitioned to autumn winter collections.

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Canyon Ranch Kaplankaya – Post Fashion Week Spa Trip

Canyon Ranch Kaplankaya – Post Fashion Week Spa Break Where? The newly opened Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat in Kaplankaya, Turkey When? September 2016 for a much needed, post fashion week, detox break. Best time to go? Turkeys turquoise shores are warm and temperate all year round, which is one of the reasons the luxury, US wellness brand decided to open it’s latest spa in Kaplankaya. When Canyon Ranch invited me out

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London Fashion Week Round Up

London Fashion Week Round Up Where? London, UK. Exactly? London Fashion Week SS16 season Why?  After a hectic few days at New York Fashion Week I’m back in my home town of London to check out some of the shows at one of the world’s most creative fashion weeks. The main hub of this seasons London Fashion Week was based at Brewer Street in the centre of bustling Soho. With hundreds

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