The Style Traveller

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


Paris Shopping Markets

Paris Shopping Markets Porte de Vanves Flea Market Every Saturday and Sunday morning. 7am–1pm, but arrive early to snap up the best pieces. One of the best flea markets in Paris for vintage clothes and accessories, antiques, trinkets, old vinyl records and nostalgic postcards, often with the original letters still written on the back.          

Paris Shopping Concept Stores

Paris Shopping Concept Stores L’Eclaireur No sign on the door, just ring the doorbell and you enter into one of the most exclusive retail addresses in Paris. You can buy everything from clothing and candles to sculptures and shoes.  Think Dover Street Market set in a seductively lit ecclesiastic building, blaring out classical music. Very eyes wide shut. There are six L’Eclaireur stores in Paris but the one in Rue

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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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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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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, brown wedge sandals (above) – Next, silver flat sandals (below) – Monastiraki market in Athens, metallic clutch bag – Yves Saint Laurent, cats eye sunglasses – ASOS, bronze metallic eye shadow – Black Up Paris, violet nail polish – Deborah Lippmann, silver and lapis bangle – Ibiza

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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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