Fancy taking a trip Lucy Watson style? Yes us too, read on to find out how you can do just that
We met up with Made In Chelsea star, Lucy Watson, to find out where she holidays, the hotels she stays in, the restaurants she eats at and most importantly what she wears to all these glamourous locations.
‘I’m a last minute packer, I always forget my underwear. I’m pretty fuss free, those travel pillows definitely don’t work for me, I prefer a friends shoulder, but one thing I never forget is my in-flight skincare.
‘Don’t EVER travel in your make up! If you have to wear it in the airport then take some wipes with you, I like Simple, they have some new Micellar water ones which are really gentle and great for taking off your make up when you can’t get to a cleanser. When you’ve found your seat on the plane, wipe away all your make up and then apply a good moisturiser and lip balm. When you fly your skin gets so dehydrated from the air con so it’s key that you give it an extra moisturising helping hand.
‘I like going on holiday, who doesn’t! Here are my top three summer destinations that I think you should jet off to this year.
1. Take a city break to New York
‘I love Paris and the South of France, but you have to go to New York, I love it, it’s like a second home to me now.’
New York Must Do:
‘Eat at Fig & Olive and order their Penne Funghi Tartufo, it has shavings of black truffle and the most delicious mushrooms in it. It’s so good! The shellfish and champagne there is incredible too.’
New York Must Have:
‘Sunglasses. Everyone gets tired from the long flight and it’s the best way to chic up a simple denim short and t-shirt combo. Sunglasses are my one thing I spend money on, so I’d never buy fakes. My favourite at the moment are a Fendi pair I have.’
2. Hit the beach in Turkey
‘I went on the most incredible holiday to Marmaris in Turkey. You have to go!’
Where to stay:
‘Book a room at the D-Hotel Maris It’s one of the most incredible hotels I’ve ever stayed in. We had a hot tub in our room that overlooked the ocean and everything in the hotel is controlled by iPads. Plus the shops in the hotel lobby are something else. I bought way too much.’
Marmaris Must Do:
‘Go on a boat for the day and sail. The sea is so beautiful and calm, you can’t not take advantage of it.’
Marmaris Must Have:
‘Your bikini! I’d just take bikinis full stop and live in them the whole time. South Beach are my number one brand for getting the best style and fit. They really flatter your figure. But pack a wide brimmed straw hat too, or buy one out there to stop it getting damaged and some simple black Havaianas, I always think they’re the best, they go with everything and they’re super comfy.’
3. Go on a girls holiday
‘Forget Ibiza, this year it’s all about Mykonos, I’m going away with my girlfriends and we’re hiring a big villa. I’m not much of a party animal, but apparently the club scene is pretty good.’
Mykonos Must Do:
‘Have a Greek salad, their salads are amazing. Greek food is my all time favourite, so soak up the local culture and make sure you try everything.’
Mykonos Must Have:
‘A playsuit. You can take it from day to night just by putting on some heels, keep some in your beach bag just in case. And a long beach vest to put over your bikini if you’re feeling a bit bloated from eating all the delicious Greek food.’
Right thanks Lucy we’re off to book every single one. #MightNeedToTakeOutALoan
Lydia Anne Thompson