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
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
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
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.
Shoreditch Shopping Hoxton Square Where to go shopping in Shoreditch Good Hood 41 Coronet Street, N1 6HD www.goodhoodstore.com Menswear and womenswear, clothing and lifestyle store off Hoxton Square, for the design conscious couple. Hoxton Boutique 2 Hoxton Street N1 6NG www.hoxtonboutique.com A nice mix of womenswear and quirky costume jewellery at reasonable price points. Rivington Street Start Boutique 42-44 Rivington Street EC2A 3QP www.start-london.com Owned
Shoreditch Street Style The best way to gauge what to wear when you’re there, is to look to the street. The style code in East London is urban, eclectic and dressed down. Redchurch Street has recently undergone regeneration with the welcome addition of new bars, restaurants and shops. At the opening of the new APC store, an intimate event turned into a huge street party, as is often the way in this part
Columbia Road Flower Market The best time to visit Columbia Road is for the flower market on Sundays. It runs from 8am to 4pm. A good time to shop for flowers is around 2pm as the prices drop dramatically. I ended up taking a huge bouquet of peonies home for six pounds. columbiaroad.info On either side of the stalls the street is lined with quirky little boutiques selling furniture,
If you manage to prise yourself away from the pool the nearest city is Toulouse. The shopping here is like a mini edited down version of Paris. The centre of town isn’t huge, you can easily walk round it in a day. Start the morning wandering around the gourmet food markets on Place Victor Hugo. You’ll find an amazing selection of fois gras, cheese, fresh fish, charcuterie and of
Toulouse Shopping and Eating The ultimate Style Traveller guide to shoping and eating in the beautiful city of Toulouse. After lunch take any of the exits off the Place St George to discover hidden boutiques down beautiful quaint streets. Rue Antonin Mercie is a pretty little street with great boutiques like Diptyque, Mouvance at 17 rue Antonin Mercie is a gadget and gift haven for design lovers, think Zara Hadid
Toulouse Street Style A Fashion Editors guide to Toulouse Street Style. Toulouse is an affluent university city and the style on the streets is classic, smart and preppy. It’s not avant garde or particularly dressy but understated and chic. Think skinny jeans, breton tops, beige trench coats and a classic Louis Vuitton tote bag. Add a pair of elegant sunglasses and splash of rouge lippy and you’ll fit in perfectly.