I really like travelling additional afield from my London-base. The white-washed atolls of the Maldives; the huge bushland of East Africa; the vibrancy and hues of Rajasthan, and naturally the neck-straining tall palms and golden gentle of southern California, all a few of my favorite locations on this planet and all maintain that may’t-find-anywhere-else magic. However I’ve come to understand, in terms of that easy-breezy, sand between your toes summer time feeling, it actually is tough to beat Europe, particularly one among my favorite islands nearly wherever, Ibiza. To me, it isn’t actually summer time till I’ve been again to this Balearic slice of heaven. The infinite seashores, every with their very own identification, the easy-going bohemia that runs by way of the veins of the entire island and the pure escapism a lot of Ibiza affords, whether or not you’re there to see DJs, get right into a downward canine or each, I really feel like Ibiza has one thing for everybody. So when one among my favorite vacation manufacturers Faithfull the Brand invited me to affix them in Ibiza just a few weeks in the past, summer time out of the blue felt prefer it was really in sight. I’ve been working with Bali-based model Faithfull the Brand for the reason that starting, each there’s and mine, so getting the possibility to lastly hang around with the Faithfull gang in one among my favorite locations no much less was a little bit of a dream come true. 4 days on the linen-strewn, impeccably stylish La Granja lodge that I’ve heard a lot about was the cherry on a relatively jammy cake.
Located just a few miles from Santa Gertrudis (my favorite city in Ibiza), La Granja revolves round a farm-to-table philosophy with the overwhelming majority of fruit and greens served grown proper there on sight. In true languid Ibizan model, breakfast, lunch and dinner are relaxed, drawn-out affairs (this may need had one thing to do with the quantity all of us talked) and I rapidly began to dream of breakfast, significantly the vegan do-it-yourself nutella and freshly squeezed juices, whereas nonetheless full from dinner. My room was monumental, may very well be a London flat monumental, stuffed with gray linen sofas, a roll-top bathtub in the midst of the room, locally-produced picket furnishings and a sun-drenched out of doors bathe and roof terrace as well. One factor I’ll say in my room was verging on pitch black even in the midst of the day as the normal small Finca home windows are designed to maintain the place cool relatively than bathe the place in gentle so be ready to check your night time imaginative and prescient abilities or higher but, deliver a head torch! Top-of-the-line evenings we had whereas in Ibiza was feasting on tapas by the pool with a hearth pit crackling away subsequent to us, adopted by watching Vicky Cristina Barcelona at La Granja’s open-air cinema.
From boat drips to the neighbouring island of Formentera, to essentially the most stunning seaside picnic on the beautiful Cala Salada, our days in Ibiza with Faithfull had been endlessly stuffed with memorable moments and experiences I received’t neglect. We had been there to have fun the launch of the model’s new assortment Le Jardin and the items had been precisely what I needed to put on to kick off the summer time season. Smocked floral clothes, a punchy yellow jumpsuit, Zebra-print and lime inexperienced gingham every part felt excellent for Ibiza’s upbeat however low-key character. I’ve written about all my favorite locations, experiences and basic Ibiza favourites for Wardrobe Icons this month so received’t repeat every part right here, simply click on the link here to learn all my journey ideas.
Simply wanting again by way of these pictures makes me really feel heat in and out; I can virtually really feel the solar on my shoulders and style that watermelon ever so barely salted from the waves. What a technique to kick off the lengthy, scorching European summer time we’ve got forward of us. Large thanks to Faithfull the Model for taking me again to my favorite place and making me smile from begin to end whereas at it.
This submit is in no-way sponsored or required by Faithfull the Model
All clothes and swimwear is Faithfull the Brand
Gold necklaces | Lucy Williams X Missoma
Beaded jewelry | Anni Lui
Leopard hat | Ganni X Matches
Bandana Sandals | Arizona Love
Orange sunnies | Gucci
Steel sunnies | Le Specs
Straw hat | Classic