The Style Traveller

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


Maldives – what to wear – 50’s

Go retro by channelling 50’s screen icons and pin up girls for the sauciest look on the sand this season. To avoid taking the trend too literally accessorise with sporty flats and modern jewellery. For the finishing touch add a splash of red lipstick.   Clockwise from left: red 50’s bikini – ASOS, sunglasses – Persol, necklace and bracelet – Lucy Hutchings, ring – Maria Francesca Pepe,

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Maldives – What to Wear – Minimal Sporty

 Sporty minimalism is the simplest and most practical choice on the beach this season. ‘Prism’ the trendy eyewear specialist has launched a new sporty swim wear range . Pair one of the bikinis, in sky blue or nude (key colours for spring summer) with metallic power flats and round lens sunglasses (very on trend). Accessorise with tough jewellery, natural lips and ice blue nails. Simple as.   Clockwise from left: sunglasses, blue

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Maldives – What to Wear – Neon

The boldest beach look this season is neon. Clash acid yellow, pink and orange for impact. Not only do flouro shades enhance a tan they are also thought to lift the spirits. For a quieter nod to the trend stick to bright accessories or a pop of neon nail polish.   Clockwise from left: vest – Velvet, tube dress –, bikini – Pistol Panties, sun cream –

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Maldives – What to Wear – Stripes

As seen on the catwalks of Prada and Jil Sander, going linear is the easiest way to earn your beach  fashion stripes. Whether you go for a bold graphic line or an elegant French breton, this look is so chic and laid back, it’s virtually horizontal.   Clockwise from left: turban – American Apparel, bikini – ASOS, stripe top – Day Birger et Mikkelson, sunglasses – Vogue,

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Maldives – What to Wear – Boho

The boho trend is back on the beach (did it ever go away?) This summer think world traveller, mix up your ethnic with tribal, faux feathers with animal prints. The eclectic clash is what makes the look work. Go for hot pink shades and watch the temperature rise.   Clockwise from left: Trilby – Zadig and Voltaire, kaftan – Lotus of London, Earrings – Miss Selfridge, bag

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Maldives – What to Wear, beauty and accessories

Maldives – What to Wear, beauty and accessories Sun cream factor 20 – Clarins, flower hair clip – River Island, Goddess Sea Star Bronzing Blush – Estee Lauder, ring – Dorothy Perkins     Sandals – from an Indian street market, hair band – Wallis, hair products – Charles Worthington Takeaways, lip gloss – Illamasqua, friendship bracelets – Links of London, nail varnish – Essie     Treasure Island –

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