Michelin Star Cookery School – A Foodie’s Dream Weekend Break Where? Le Saint James Bouliac, Bordeaux, France Why? I love fine dining and I’m very lucky to have eaten in some of the best restaurants in the world, but cooking for myself is not my forte. So when the lovely guys at the Michelin Starred cookery school at Le St James, asked me to join them for a gastronomic weekend of
Where? Hotel du Marc, the home and HQ of luxury champagne brand Veuve Clicquot When? March 2015 Why? I am very excited to report that I’ve just been taken on board by Veuve Clicquot as a brand ambassador (they couldn’t have picked a better match!). For my first task, I was invited out to Reims in the region of Champagne, to become ‘more well acquainted with the brand’ and to
Where? Please check out this weeks GlamourMagazine.co.uk Why? TheStyleTraveller.com monthly travel and fashion column for UK Glamour About? Ski and snowboarding style and fashion. featuring my latest trip to Meribel, France, all you need to know about where eat, drink, party, sleep and of course, what to wear when you’re there on the slopes of Meribel.
Le Kaila – The chicest ski hotel in Meribel Where? The Kaila Hotel, Meribel Exactly? In the French Alps, part of Les Trois Vallees mountain ski resort. Best Time to go? Peak season in the French Alps is January to March. Me posing in my Husky wear ski onesie Where to stay? I was very lucky to be invited to stay at Le Kaila, Meribel’s first 5 star design hotel. Despite it’s star
1 year, 18 trips, 25 destinations, 1 blog award, 1 TV appearance on Sky News and 6 magazine features. It’s been an incredible yet hectic year for TheStyleTraveller.com, here’s my end of year travel round up… 1) Thailand 2) India 3) The Caribbean 4) Scotland 5) New York 6) Jamie’s Farm – Bath 7) Ibiza Monsoon trip 8) Japan 9) Wilderness Festival 10) Cornwall 11) Ibiza again!
Where? Paris, France. Exactly? The beautiful J Crew apartment overlooking the Arc de Triomphe on Avenue des Champs-Elysees. Followed by a little shopping trip and a few galleries in Le Marais. Why? I was invited to spend a wonderful day in Paris with J Crew to view the new Spring Summer 15 fashion collection. When? November 2014. What to wear when you’re there – my outfit of the day – breton
Paris After Dark Le Royal Monceau (see hotels below) Where? Paris, France When? I’ve been to Paris more times than I can remember, the first time officially was in my mother’s tummy (maybe why I like French food so much!), through to the many work trips, fashion weeks and shoots I’ve been on over the past few years. Best time to go? I love Paris in the summer when the bars
Paris Shopping, Clignancourt Market Clignancourt Market 18th arrondissement, Saturday and Sunday all day. Arrive early for the best bargains, a lot of stalls close at midday and I say stalls in loosest sense, many of them are in fact beautifully merchandised shops. Clignancourt is split into 15-20 different markets over seven hectares. It is impossible to cover the entire area in a day, but the best areas are Marche’ Surpette
Paris packing, What to wear when you’re there Weekend Wardrobe Look 1: Clignancourt market and Le Marais Anti clockwise from left: Breton top – Day Birger et Mikkleson http://www.day.dk Coral bag – Mulberry http://www.mulberry.com/ fatima’s hand necklace – Zoe & Morgan http://www.zoeandmorgan.com Watch – GC Watches http://www.gcwatches.com Bracelet – Swarovski http://www.swarovski.com Skirt – www.asos.com Brogues – Church’s www.church-footwear.com Nail polish – Chanel Beige Etale http://www.chanel.com Ipad 2 – Apple store.apple.com Ipad case – Prada www.prada.com Jacket
Paris Shopping, Rue St Honore and the Palais Royale This is a little bit of an obvious choice for Parisian shopping areas, it’s the equivalent of Bond Street in London. If designer brands are you bag then head to the 1st for Balenciaga, Chanel, Valentino and the like. Also in this area are: Maison Martin Margiela 25 bis, Rue de Montpensier 75001 PARIS Tel: 33 1 401 50755 www.maisonmartinmargiela.com