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
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
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!
New York City What to wear when you’re there Where? The big apple. The city that never sleeps. New York! New York! There’s a never ending stream of trendy new bars, restaurants, boutique hotels and boutique shops, popping up all over the American fashion capital. That’s what makes New York one of my favourite city destinations in the world. Here is TheStyleTraveller’s edit of the most stylish and must see
New York Shopping and Street Style What to wear when you’re there Soho streets – grid pattern roads Shopping NYC Manhattan The streets of New York are lined with myriad shops and retailers, each area has it’s own unique vibe and style. My favourite location for shopping is Soho, with it’s Manhattan loft style stores, cast iron architecture and pretty cobbled streets (note – leave the heels at home!). Start
New York After Dark Restaurants Bars and Clubs The view from Ides Bar at The Whythe To condense all of New York’s restaurants and bars into one blog post is a completely impossible and thankless task. So instead here is TheStyleTraveller’s 24 hour edit of the best places (in my opinion) to eat and drink in this ever changing city. All of these venues I have frequented on my many
New York Hotels Where to Stay Stunning rooftop pool at The James Where to Stay? – Manhattan, New York Soho is an ideal location from which to discover all that this fantastic city has to offer. I stayed at The James Hotel, perfectly located right in the heart of Soho, close to all of the shops and bars in downtown Manhattan. The beautifully appointed, chic monochrome rooms offer spectacular views across
Las Vegas What to Wear When You’re There and Street Style Where? Las Vegas Exactly? State of Nevada, USA Reason for trip? 4 night trip for my best friend Lian’s hen weekend/bachelorette party. The hens? Lian (the bride to be), Zoe, Sharon and yours truly. When? March 2013 Climate? Hot Hot Hot! We went at the tale end of winter and temperatures soared to 30 degrees celsius. Our plan to wear PVC superhero costumes was quickly ditched!
Las Vegas 5 Things to do in Vegas No you haven’t suddenly skipped to the Venice section, this is the opulent entrance to The Venetian ‘What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas’ or so the old adage goes. And there it will stay too! However here is TheStyleTraveller’s edit of the 5 must visit (day and night) attractions when in Sin City for the weekend…. The View of Las Vegas at
Las Vegas Sleeping and Hotels Where to stay in Las Vegas Thanks to the Wynn for images in this section The best place to stay in Las Vegas is on the Strip. This is where all the action happens and for tourists you’re not really likely to leave this area, apart from for heli-tours, grand canyon trips and the neon boneyard. The Wynn and Encore resort is without a doubt