The Most Blissful ‘Balance Me’ Retreat in Cornwall Where? CK Rock, a stunning beach-chic home situated in the gorgeous Cornish countryside in Rock, Cornwall. When? October 17 Why? Post fashion week I always feel exhausted and in need of a recharging break. This season the gorgeous guys at Balance Me Beauty invited me on one of their retreats on the West coast of England. The purpose of the retreat was all
The Perfect UK Spa Break to Penny Hill Park, Ascot Where? Penny Hill Park Spa and Hotel Exactly? Ascot, only one hour from London Why? I was very lucky to be invited on a luxury weekend break to the newly refurbished Penny Hill Park Spa and Hotel. Known for its celebrity clientele and being the training grounds for the England Rugby squad, all that plus a day of pampering and
Bordeaux – The Perfect Mini Break Destination Where? The InterContinental Bordeaux – Le Grand Hotel, France When? April 2017 Why? Mention a French mini break and thoughts immediately turn to a romantic weekend in Paris. But here at The Style Traveller HQ, we’ve got news for you! We’ve found a French city which has all the components necessary for the ultimate weekend getaway and there’s not an Eiffel Tower in site!
Ferrari Weekend Part 2: Danesfield House Where? Danesfield House Hotel and Spa, a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Exactly? Marlow-on-Thames, around an hours drive from central London, but adjust times if you’re in a Ferrari! The short distance makes it the perfect destination for a mini spa weekend. When? April 2017 Why? For the second leg of my Ferrari UK road trip, I decided to head to
Dubai – The Perfect Spa Weekend at Palazzo Versace Where? Palazzo Versace Exactly? Dubai Why? Post London fashion week I was in need of a bit of pampering and relaxation and as if by magic the perfect invite landed into my inbox. ‘Would I like to spend three days at the spectacular Palazzo Versace in Dubai, experience the indulgent treatments and review the state-of-the-art, brand new spa?’ I didn’t need to give
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
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
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
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.
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