The Style Traveller

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

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Athens Yacht to the Islands

Athens Yacht to the Islands The Islands Mrs Ketty, head of Folli Follie, Greece’s biggest jewellery brand, invited a group of fashion editors to Athens this summer to see the new collections. I was one of them and, needless to say, Folli Follie has a new fan! Athens is a beautiful city but it can get seriously hot in high summer. For the perfect way to cool down head to

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Athens Packing and Street Style

Athens Packing and Street Style What to wear when you’re there – Athens After Dark Blue kimono dress – Topshop www.topshop.com, brown wedge sandals (above) – Next www.next.co.uk, silver flat sandals (below) – Monastiraki market in Athens, metallic clutch bag – Yves Saint Laurent www.ysl.com, cats eye sunglasses – ASOS www.asos.com, bronze metallic eye shadow – Black Up Paris www.blackupcosmetics.com, violet nail polish – Deborah Lippmann www.houseoffraser.co.uk, silver and lapis bangle – Ibiza

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Athens After Dark

Athens After Dark   Mamacas Athens After dark Night life in Athens is a mix of two extremes. Pick from the trendy new al fresco bars which double up as restaurants and nightclubs or for a more traditional night out, head to one of the many Ouzeries on the Plaka. Mamacas Persefonis 49 Gazi Rouf www.mamacas.gr Located in the trendy new Gazi area of Athens, Mamacas is a bar/restaurant playing

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Athens Sleeping

Athens Sleeping Where to Stay   Semiramis Hotel Charilaou Trikoupi 48 Kifissia, Athens www.yeshotels.gr   We stayed at the Semiramis hotel in Kiffisia, part of the Design Hotels group. Located in a lush green suburb in the north of Athens, the hotel is chic but it’s a little further from the centre. Ask to stay in the poolside bungalows.   Astir Palace Hotel Astir Palace Hotel 40 Apollonos Str 16671

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Athens Sightseeing and Shopping

Athens Sightseeing and Shopping   Athens Shopping If you’re only in Athens for the day and want to fit in sight seeing and shopping, the best way to do it is to head to the Acropolis first thing. It’ll be less crowded and cooler earlier in the day. There is a route that leads straight from the foot of the Acropolis, down into Monastiraki, which is where the best flea

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Ibiza Eating

Ibiza Eating KM5 Ibiza Restaurants Going out for dinner in Ibiza has its own set of rules, starting with time. Don’t bother arriving at the restaurant until at least 10.30 – 11pm and even that’s early by Spanish standards. Most of the restaurants on the island have a club inside the venue (as well as an eponymous CD of course) so it’s perfectly normal to drink, eat and party the

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Ibiza What to Wear

Ibiza What to Wear Bangle from Ibiza Hippy Market What to Pack Boho, boho, boho! I’m not crying, this is the key word to bear in mind when packing for Ibiza. There are also two alternative forms of dress here, one is the rock chick, the other, chic party princess. Once you arrive you’ll find that days by the beach can blend in to all night partying without a trip

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Ibiza Shopping and Street Style

Ibiza Shopping and Street Style  Ibiza Street Style Glamorous in white leopard print all-in-one working neon beach style in Fomenter Street Style at Ibiza Rocks Jumpsuits are popular this year Rock chick chic Cool kids at Ibiza Rocks Shopping in Ibiza Ibiza Town is the main shopping hub on the island. Stores open late morning and close for siesta (1pm-3pm), so the best time to go shopping is late afternoon/early evening.

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Ibiza Clubbing

Ibiza Clubbing  Clubbers Guide Believe it or not many people visit Ibiza every summer and never set foot inside a club. But let’s face it, Ibiza is best known for it’s party scene, so here are a few cardinal rules for the Ibiza clubbing virgin: Apart from the day clubs like DC10 and Space don’t bother heading to the clubs before midnight. Most clubs start getting busy around 1am, there’s

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Ibiza Chill Out Bars

Ibiza Chill Out Bars Beaches and Chill Out Bars Blue Marlin Cala Jondal www.bluemarlinibiza.com Blue Marlin is a poser’s paradise, booking is essential in high season whether you’re eating or lounging on the sunbeds. Some great DJ’s do impromptu guest spots in the afternoon on the deck. In Ibiza this is one of the few places where you’ll find women wearing bikinis with heels!   Yemanja Cala Jondal www.yemanjaibiza.com Next

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