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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
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 roads are very steep, even getting to some of the beaches involves a climb up volcanic-rock hills (Red Beach). It’s hard enough walking to your hotel room (if you’re staying cliffside), there’s no need to complicate things with extra inches on your feet. Santorini is extremely stylish, but don’t go bling, think elegant and sophisticated. Bold bright colours look stunning against the white-washed surfaces.  For men, crisp white shirts, canvas Tom’s shoes and tailored shorts are de rigueur. The tourists and locals here have an eye for fashion, the key is to look like you’ve just stepped off your million pound yacht, whether you have or not!
Evening in Thira Town
Clockwise from left to right: Sunglasses – Bottega Veneta, Blue dress – 2nd Day, Deco clutch – Lara Bohinc, Marble ring – Bvlgari, crystal bracelet – Swarovski Crystallized, Jewelled sandals – Bertie, Sun necklace – Emma Chapman jewellery, Concealer – Bobbi Brown, Superliner eyeliner – L’Oreal
Day on the yacht:
Clockwise from left to right: Sky blue bikini – Melissa Odabash at, Galaxy print vest dress – Christopher Kane (last season), White marbled sunglasses – Prism, Neon pink nail polish – American Apparel, Chakra bracelet – Daisy Jewellery, Star biography bracelet – Astley Clarke, Charka necklace – Daisy Jewellery, Turquoise ring – Dorothy Perkins
Day at the Spa
Clockwise from left to right: Hooded towel dress – Heidi Klein, Ring – Emma Chapman Jewellery, Daily moisturier – Cowshed, Light hair oil – Morrocan Oil, Factor 15 sun screen – Clarins, Sandals – Ancient Greek Sandals, I-pad – Apple.
Ring – Emma Chapman
Mr Style Traveller wears:
Clockwise from left to right: Blue shorts – River Island, Printed Shirt – Tommy Hilfiger Promise Collection, Sunglasses – Rayban, Smartphone – BlackBerry, Shoes – Tom’s at Office, Hair gel – Label M.
Street Style
beach boho
monochrome chic
Kalia looks beautiful in a printed kaftan and wedges
Mix feminine crochet with dressed down denim shorts
Loving the pale blue chinos and canary yellow clash
Be bold with colours, they’re offset perfectly by the white backdrops
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