The Style Traveller

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

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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New York Fashion Week Round Up

New York Fashion Week Round Up Where? New York Fashion Week When? Sept 2016 Why? As the final part of the amazing Cunard Queen Mary 2 Transatlantic Fashion Week we were dropped off in New York on the first day of New York Fashion Week. I was lucky to able to go to some of the shows during the week and also found a few spare moments to do some

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Timeless Elegance – Rotary Watches Shoot

Timeless Elegance – Rotary Watches Shoot My final shoot from on board the Queen Mary 2 Transatlantic fashion week is a lovely accessories-in-detail shoot in collaboration with Rotary Watches. Rotary asked me road test, or rather sea test my favourite styles from their new winter collection on board the Transatlantic fashion week cruise. From chunky, sexy masculine styles, the new blue face dials and chronograph watches to diamante lady like

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Queen Mary 2 – Transatlantic Fashion Week Photo Diary

Queen Mary 2 – Transatlantic Fashion Week Photo Diary So as you’ve probably noticed from the last two fashion posts, I’ve been on my way to New York Fashion Week in possibly the most glamourous way imaginable. This year sees the launch of Transatlantic Fashion Week, the worlds first fashion week at sea. I was invited to review a very fashionable journey on board the Cunard – Queen Mary 2

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What to wear on the worlds most luxurious cruise?

What to wear on the worlds most luxurious cruise? Where? On board the Queen Mary 2, the most luxurious cruise liner in the world. When? September 2016 Why? The lovely crew at Cunard invited me on board to experience the world’s first Transatlantic fashion week. With a host of fashion industry legends such as Colin McDowell and Zandra Rhodes curating, add to that a fantastic itinerary of fashion shows and

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Queen Mary 2 Cruise Fashion Shoot

Queen Mary 2 Cruise Fashion Shoot This week I’m on a super exciting adventure on board the Queen Mary 2 cruise ship. I was invited by the lovely guys at Cunard, the world’s most luxurious cruise liner company, to join the very first transatlantic fashion week voyage. Curated and hosted by a plethora of fashion industry heavy weights such as fashion historian Sir Colin McDowell, designer Dame Zandra Rhodes and

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