The Style Traveller

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


Crete – Melissa Odabash Beach Boutique Pop Up

Crete – Melissa Odabash Beach Boutique Pop Up Where? The Blue Palace Resort and Spa on the Greek island of Crete Exactly? The Melissa Odabash Pop Up Boutique When? July 2016 Why? I was very lucky to invited on a super fun press trip to the opening of international swimwear designer, Melissa Odabash’s gorgeous Beach Boutique pop up, at The Blue Palace in Crete. I was accompanied by a great

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Santorini Greek Islands

Santorini Greek Islands   Where? Santorini, Greece Exactly? The Grace in Imerovigli and                 Mystique in Oia When? August 2012 Why? Greek summer holiday   Santorini – What to wear when you’re there   Me wearing 2nd Day blue dress Packing Style in Santorini is chic and minimal, just like the architecture of this stunning Cycladic Island. What to pack? Flat sandals are a must! The streets and

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Santorini Sunbathing, Sightseeing and Eating

Santorini Sunbathing, Sightseeing and Eating One of the Cycladic Islands off the south-east coast of Greece, Santorini is largely regarded as one of the most picturesque of all the Greek Islands. It’s small so you won’t need more than a few days to see the sights. A great way to get around is to hire a car as the road routes are easy to navigate. I went for a week which

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Santorini Sleeping

Santorini Sleeping The infinity pool at The Grace (I loved it so much, I made it the banner for my blog!) Hotels and Where to Stay in Santorini The main areas to stay in Santorini are – Thira (the capital) – Oia and Imerovigli, small villages made up of buildings carved into the sides of cliffs – Megalochori, a tiny rural village surrounded by vineyards is also a lovely (less hilly)

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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 After Dark

Athens After Dark   Mamacas Athens After dark Night life in Athens is a mix of two extremes. Pick from the trendy new al fresco bars which double up as restaurants and nightclubs or for a more traditional night out, head to one of the many Ouzeries on the Plaka. Mamacas Persefonis 49 Gazi Rouf Located in the trendy new Gazi area of Athens, Mamacas is a bar/restaurant playing

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Athens Sleeping

Athens Sleeping Where to Stay   Semiramis Hotel Charilaou Trikoupi 48 Kifissia, Athens   We stayed at the Semiramis hotel in Kiffisia, part of the Design Hotels group. Located in a lush green suburb in the north of Athens, the hotel is chic but it’s a little further from the centre. Ask to stay in the poolside bungalows.   Astir Palace Hotel Astir Palace Hotel 40 Apollonos Str 16671

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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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