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  • Take Me To...Coachella

    Coachella - kicking off the festival season in glamorous, mud-free style - is the place to be & be seen this weekend. With weekend one out of the way, we've a good idea of this years hot trends are - aside from the ubiquitous denim jean-shorts/bikini combo that is! Set in the ultra-chic & super-hot Palm Springs, the order of the days last weekend was easy, printed cotton sundresses & matching bralet & skirt sets, eclectic bohemian looks, with a smattering of 'collected on my travels' jewellery & a look those LA girls do so well, chic basic layers in luxe fabrics topped off with buttery-soft, well-worn leather jackets. Which look will you be sporting down at the front at your festival of choice?

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  • Odabash Beats: April

    The memory of your holiday soundtrack will live on for a long time after your tan has faded. Just hearing a song that reminds you of those lazy days at the beach will transport you back to that moment even on the coldest of days. Check out our April playlist, guaranteed to get you into the holiday spirit (oh, & it will also get you totally in the mood for bikini shopping, put it on whilst picking out your perfect Melissa Odabash beach look for 2013)

    Click here for the playlist.

  • Fly Me Away...with Banyan Tree Resorts

    This year, it seems as though this winter is never going to end - though we're sure it will, eventually! To hurry along the warmer months, Melissa Odabash has teamed up with the luxury travel gurus at Select Collection to find some of the hottest destinations for the holiday season.

    Wow - with it's inviting sapphire waters and white beaches, Banyan Tree Samui offers a destination that combines pampering with tranquillity on the exotic island of Koh Samui. Overlooking the scenic Lamai Bay, the resort is nestled in a series of cascading terraces on a private hill cove in the south-eastern coast of Koh Samui.

    We'll be sunning ourselves in our 'Jorie' peach kaftan - light, easy to throw on & the perfect muted shade to show off a great tan acquired on the resort's incredible beach. For later on, we'll be teaming our cotton embroidered 'Toya' dress with some simple metallic flats & a few bangles for an easy but chic bar-side look.

    This summer, we can't wait to feel the sun on our skin, the sand under our feet and time on our hands. That's why Banyan Tree Seychelles, located on the picturesque south-western coastline of Mahé is high on our list of must-visit places. The beautifully presented Creole-style pool villas welcome you along with unspoiled beaches of the Indian Ocean. The perfect place to truly unwind, relax & forget about the real world, if only for a fortnight.

    We'll be packing a super-chic but sexy 'Paris' bikini, in bold yellow to show off our tan, as well as our 'Cameron' Panama hat, a classic that will look great year after year.

    Take us here immediately!

    With unrivalled panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, Banyan Tree Ungasan, overlooks a pure white beach The promise of perfect blue waters and golden sunshine offers the antidote to the demands of modern life.

    We can just see ourselves, lounging by the pool in a silk 'Hollie' kaftan, drink in hand, a 'Jemima' wide-brimmed hat perched on our heads glamorously!


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