Editor’s Choice: The Best Fashion, Beauty and Accessories for Long Distance Travel
Our editorial team picks the season's must-have fashion, the best skin care and handy gadgets for your trip to far away destinations.
July 2, 2022
Best of Fashion for long distance travel
Do you feel like dusting off your most colorful ensembles from the back of your closet? Go to Africa where bright colors reign supreme! Embroidered bustiers, braided accessories and hand-cut stones: the look at your next beach vacation will be natural and nostalgic.
Hand cut and one-of-a-kind
Chloé's leather, brass and rose quartz "Jemma" earrings, €410. chloe.com
Manolo Blahnik's "Otawi" flat mule in braided raffia and leather, €595. mrporter.com.
"Bulldog" swimt trunks with "Holding Sway" photo print by Orlebar Brown, €285. orlebarbrown.com
Pareo "Tournesol" by Eres with a zigzag pattern a in cotton-silk blend, €230. net-a-porter.com
Eugenia Kim's "Ricky Visor" made from a hemp blend with a satin trim, approx. €256. net-a-porter.com
Chloé's cotton poplin bralette embroidered with broderie anglaise, €950. mytheresa.com
The Gorgeous George hotel in the center of Cape Town is a successful blend of green oasis, raw industrial chic and local art that's particularly popular with design fans. This tie-dye shirt by Paul Smith could also pass for art, €285. gorgeousgeorge.co.za, mrporter.com.
BEST OF GADGETS
Frequent flyers should opt for innovative luggage that emphasize on minimal weight with maximum volume. Vancouver today, Hong Kong tomorrow: Kris Wu, a Chinese musician with a Canadian passport, presents the "Horizon Soft" from Louis Vuitton.
iPhone case made of vegan leather with a strap and handy compartments from Mrséy, approx. €76. mrsey.com
Wireless headphones "MB 01" in gray leather with noise cancellation from Montblanc, €590. montblanc.com
Chic toiletry bag
High quality leather pebble grain toiletry bag by Tom Ford, €1,190. mrporter.com.
The "Spectra 3.0" trolley from Victorinox is made of recycled polycarbonate, from €490. victorinox.com
Gentle but effective electronic lint shaver "Pilo" from Steamery in black, €32. steamery.com
Wireless Speaker "Phantom I Opéra de Paris 108 dB" by Devialet, €3,390. devialet.com
Stylish and Sophisticated
In a former warehouse on the banks of the Singapore River, the luxurious Warehouse Hotel has set up shop. It combines old-world glamour with modern comfort. No less splendid is the backgammon travel set by Jil Sander, €3,685. thewarehousehotel.com, matchesfashion.com
BEST OF BEAUTY
The dry air on a plane can dehydrate the skin and make it look dull – unless you keep these little helpers in your carry-on! The miracle jet lag cure is hydration. Experts recommend warm (!) drinks and plant-based facial oils.
Pillowcase and sleeping mask: "Beauty Sleep on the Go" silk travel set from Slip, €139. niche-beauty.com
The "Caressing Facial Brush" by Nuori stimulates microcirculation and strengthens the skin's resilience, €42. greenglam.com
Nourishing care with a rosy touch of color: "Lip Care Treatment Chic" by Lena Wild, €19. genuineselection.com
The "Watery Foundation" by Naturaglacé from Japan mattifies the skin with a silk cotton powder, approx. €47. naturaglace.ch
Stainless steel shaving bowl and shaving soap "Musgo Real" with woody notes by Claus Porto, €42. niche-beauty.com
Professional-grade nail file "Pom-Pom" in silver and green from Kure Bazaar, €18. greenglam.com
Rock 'N 'Roll
The name "Skylark" might commonly be associated with the songbird – but the operators at this Jamaican beach hotel probably had the local meaning ("lounging and fooling around") in mind. Absolution's black jade face roller also promises inner balance, €35. skylarknegril.com, greenglam.com
Text: Marion Genetti
This article appeared in the Falstaff TRAVEL issue Spring 2022.