The Style Traveller

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


In Bed with Richard Branson – Virgin Hotel Chicago

Where? Chicago, USA Exactly? The Virgin Hotel – I was super lucky to be invited out to Chicago by Richard Branson, for the launch of the world’s first Virgin Hotel. Strike a pose! When the invite said ‘in bed with Richard Branson’ I didn’t think it meant literally! In true Branson style the launch event at the Virgin Hotel, involved the streets of Chicago being cordoned off, a dance troop, floats

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What to wear in Chicago – Packing and Fashion

What to wear when you’re there? Chicago is a real melting pot of cultures with a vibrant, contemporary art scene, so city dwellers channel cool, smart-casual styles. Varsity jackets, leather bikers and trench coats, over skinny jeans and trainers, seem to be the urban uniform of choice. Think classic and understated. Keep colours muted and styles chic. After dark, ramp up the glam factor, Chicagoans like to dress up for

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24hr Style Guide to Chicago

Rooftop at Soho House Chicago – What to do in the day? The city of Chicago has invested millions of dollars into promoting the arts, to encourage locals and tourists to embrace culture. One of the most visited sites in Chicago (and one of the reasons I wanted to visit the city) is Anish Kapoors, Cloud Gate sculpture. Rising from the Millenium Park like an organic, mercurial, space pod, it is

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