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Tides South Beach, Miami: hotel of the week

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Catch a glimpse of a glamourous bygone era (revived with modern perks) at the Tides South Beach hotel in Miami – a grand art-deco building with gleaming interiors and ocean views from every room.  Style Classic SoBe sophistication Setting Opulent Ocean Drive  Why this week? We could really go for an expertly-muddled mojito served poolside right about […]

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This month, we started our search for stylish stays by sipping whisky at The Atholl, a suite-only townhouse in Edinburgh. After all that hard work, we headed south to soak up the rays at romantic Tuscan village retreat Monteverdi and relax at Imani Country House, a rural haven in Portugal. Over in Australia, we partied […]

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Project runway: plane-to-party travel tips

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Are you a fly-by-night kinda gal? We’ve got style counsel for your party destination: Lucy Fennings helps you land the right look, with day-to-night dresses, stay-put foundation and ante-upping accessories

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During this month’s search for sparkly new Smith hotels, there were two words on our lips: Costa Rica. We played ‘I Spy’ (the sea) at Latitude 10‘s bohemian beachfront casitas on the Nicoya Peninsula, developed a design crush at Kurá‘s minimalist jungle bungalows in Uvita, played Tarzan and Jane at Lapa Rios‘ tropical treehouses on the Osa Peninsula and got coffee-drunk at Finca Rosa […]

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This month, we’ve circled the globe adding stylish hotels to our hand-picked collection. First, we escaped to Thailand, falling for Anantara Rasananda (above) – a blissful Koh Phangan beach retreat – and then for 137 Pillars House, a stylish heritage stay in Chiang Mai. As we continued our travels in Asia, we were wowed by swish […]

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The Crème de la Mer guide to city-on-sea escapes

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Sweeping beach views and sparkling waters not enough for you? If it’s the energy and excitement of cities that float your boat, here we navigate you to some of the mightiest waterfront metropolises with another hotel collection with Crème de la Mer, inspired by a shared love of the sea. Brace yourselves: these vibrant getaways […]

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The Betsy: hotel of the week

Friday, March 16th, 2012

Even dawdlers deserve a beach escape. If you missed your chance to head south in the nippiest months of winter, hop on a plane to Miami tomorrow and say ‘sláinte’ to St. Patrick’s Day from your lounger by the pool at The Betsy hotel. Style Colonial cool Setting Beachside deco district Why this week? The Florida forecast calls […]

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