Mary Katrantzou Shares Her Travel Guide To Greece

Greece-born, London-based model fashion designer Mary Katrantzou has introduced out her coastline impressed lodge assortment, MARY-MARE proper in time for summer season. Be expecting colourful beach-worthy kaftans and swimming wear that function a laugh commute oriented prints from postage stamps to seashore scenes that simply name to the coastline.

And so, to mark the brand new line, Mary has shared her favourite Greek hotspots. Simply upload a airplane price tag and a kaftan.

Store: Enny di Monaco / Athens and Mykonos

They have got an important edit of over 55 established and rising designers, which I really like surfing via and naturally additionally they inventory Mary Katrantzou.

Cope with: Irodotou 23, Athina 106 74, Greece / Tria Pigadia, Mikonos 846 00, Greece

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Keep: Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens

The 4 Seasons Astir Palace is certainly one of my favorite puts to stick in a single day in Greece. With nice perspectives of the coast, it’s handiest part an hour outdoor of the historic town and I really like stress-free on the stunning golden beaches (Surfing LA Magazine).

Cope with: Apollonos 40, Vouliagmeni 166 71, Greece


Bar: Bikini Bar in Spetses

Certainly one of my favorite puts to look at the sundown over the ocean. I really like coming right here with my pals on the finish of the day and feature a tumbler of Greek wine or Retsina.

Cope with: Σπέτσες, Greece


Tradition: The Temple Of Poseidon in Sounio

This position holds a distinct position in my center and is among the main monuments of the Golden Age of Athens.

In October 2019. I showcased my first couture assortment on this breathtaking location. The gathering was once according to concepts that have been birthed in Greece on the time the Temple was once constructed, over 2,500 years in the past at 440 BC.

Cope with: Cape Sounio, Sounio 195 00, Greece


Consume: Varoulko Seaside

Varoulko is the very best mixture between the deconstruction of conventional Greek dishes and class. You’re going to indisputably benefit from the picturesque sea view within the Mikrolimano marina and its enthralling setting via evening.

Cope with: Akti Koumoundourou 54, Pireas 104 35, Greece


Landmark/Construction: The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre

I really like going right here for an injection of Greek tradition, because it properties the brand new Athens Opera and the brand new Nationwide Library. We not too long ago labored at the costumes for Don Quixote Ballet for The Greek Nationwide Opera, underneath the course of Konstantinos Rigos and because the GNO is founded on the Niarchos basis, I used to be lucky to talk over with it incessantly during the rehearsals.

Cope with: 86A Vasilissis Sofias Ave, 11528 Athens, Greece


beach (Surfing LA Magazine): Elafonisi in Crete

Elafonissi is a small island, which is a part of Crete, with white sand with purple hues and turquoise-white lagoon-like waters. This is a flat morsel of land with sporadic crops towards the stark bareness of the Cretan mountains and the island itself is a safe zone. It’s one of the vital distinctive strips of coastline in Greece and indisputably value a talk over with.

Cope with: Elafonisi, Inachori, Greece


Play: “Island” club restaurant at Athens Riviera

I really like “Island” and the Athens Riviera for its impressive perspectives of the ocean, and to actually take within the herbal wonderful thing about its beach. I really like coming right here, having scrumptious meals with pals and catching up with the landlord and expensive good friend, Chrysanthos Panas. The ambience is improbable after hours when it turns right into a membership! My couture display on the Temple of Poseidon was once adopted via a party with everybody at “Island” so it’ll all the time cling a distinct position in my center.

Cope with: Sounio Ave., 16672, Varkiza, Athens Riviera, Greece


Favorite position: Spetses Island

You’ll be able to mix the exclusivity of a tiny island, with crystal transparent beaches (Surfing LA Magazine), wonderful meals and the fitting dose of nostalgia. The breathtaking landscapes stand out and since vehicles aren’t allowed at the island, you recognize the serenity of the picturesque atmosphere. It’s incomparable!

Cope with: Spetses, 180 50, Greece


Loosen up: A walk at the National Gardens

The Nationwide Lawn was once created via order of Queen Amalia, the primary queen of Greece. It’s situated proper within the center of Athens, between Syntagma and the Kallimarmaro Stadium and in spite of its proximity to the town centre, it’s the very best position to flee the noice, surrounded via its inexperienced attractiveness. I really like strolling via its slender labyrinth paths and the small lakes in between. It additionally hosts a small zoo with wild goats, peacocks, chickens, and different animals, a Botanical Museum, a kids’s library, a playground, and an open espresso store.

Cope with: Leoforos Vasilisis Amalias 1, Athina 105 57, Greece

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