The Style Traveller

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

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Paris Shopping Sant Germain des Pres

Paris Shopping Sant Germain des Pres Once the domain of artists, musicians and intellectuals Sant Germain des Pres is a great place to people watch, especially if sitting in one of the typically Parisian street cafes. For a spot of intellectual tourism head to Cafe de Flore or Les Deux Magots the famed hang outs of Hemingway, Proust and Jean Paul Satre. Cafe de Flore 172 bd. St-Germain 75006 Les

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Stockholm Fashion Week

Stockholm Fashion Week The Cheap Mondays Show Place: Stockholm, Sweden Date: August 2011 Reason for travel: Stockholm Fashion Week companions: 10 Fashion Editors from various UK titles and websites Local knowledge thanks to: Tove Westling, head of Varg PR, born in Stockholm The Whyred Show What to wear when you’re there Stockholm – Street StyleStockholm is home to some of the edgiest labels on the fashion scene at the moment. High

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Stockholm Shopping Grandpa Store The two main shopping areas worth noting in Stockholm are central Stockholm, the roads leading off Birger Jarlsgatan and the area called Sodermalm, which is filled with quirky boutiques and trendy Scandinavian labels. If your staying at the Berns or Nobis (see sleeping), you are within easy walking distance of the main designer street, Birger Jarlsgatan.  Also just around the corner from there are all the

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Stockholm Sleeping

Stockholm Sleeping Where to stay? Main restaurant at The Berns The Berns Hotel Berzelli Park SE-103 27 Stockholm http://www.berns.se/en/hotel The Berns Hotel was built in 1863. The incredible interior emulates that of a grand opera house. It’s the home of Stockholm Fashion Week twice a year, hosting shows in the salon and raucous parties on the outdoor balconies throughout the week. The interior is stunning with original guilt mirrors, enormous

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Stockholm After Dark

Stockholm After Dark Dinner and Drinks Sushi or Singapore street food at The Berns Berzelli Park SE-103 27 Stockholm http://www.berns.se/en/hotel This is an easy option if you’re staying here already. The main restaurant in the grand ball room serves up asian fusion food and sushi. For a faster less formal setting head to the mezzanine balcony for Singapore street food. And to make matters even easier for you the Gallery

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Berlin Fashion Week

Berlin Fashion Week What to wear when you’re there I was recently invited to Berlin Fashion Week to view the new Spring Summer 2012 shows. I’ve visited Berlin several times in the past and I also have friends there, so it gave me the perfect excuse to do a little Style Traveller blogging. The Mercedes Benz pavillion What to Pack? Day One From left to right: Silver friendship bracelets –

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Berlin Shopping

Berlin Shopping Record shop on kastanienallee Shopping As with all major cities Berlin has several areas which are good for shopping.  Prenslauer Berg and the Weinmeister area are my favourites. It’s also worth heading to Mitte to see Tacheles and a visit to the Andreas Murkadis concept store is a must. See below.  Prenzlauer Berg  Once an up and coming area Prenzlauer Berg is now home to quirky and trendy boutiques, think

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Berlin After Dark

Berlin After Dark The view from the top floor at Weekend night club Eating and Partying Berlin has a reputation for being one of Europe’s biggest party capitals. So much so that Lady Gaga spent her last birthday at Berghain, a popular techno clubs in the city. There are specific areas which are good for going out. Mitte is great for dinner and bars, there are hundreds of restaurants to

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Berlin Sleeping

Berlin Sleeping   Where to Stay There are so many options for great places to stay in Berlin. I usually tend to stay in Mitte or Weinmeister for easy access to all the shops, bars and cafes in the area.   The Weinmeister Weinmeisterstraße 2 10178 Berlin Germany http://www.the-weinmeister.com   Walk through the graffiti daubed door way into this techno lovers paradise. The interior is minimal and modern. There are

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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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