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5 Mar

W Hotel Miami

*Reviewed exclusively for Holidays in Heels by a NY based jetsetter! There is nothing like that first drive in a new city after arriving in the airport. After landing in Florida, as the taxi expertly winded down roads and weaved through lanes on wide set bridges, I was soaking in every detail of the city I could manage. I knew we were close to the hotel once we reached the famous Ocean Drive on ‘SoBe’ i.e. South Beach Area – a strip of cafes and bars overlooking the ocean. Women walked around sporting fluorescent colored crop tops and high-waisted tiny jean shorts while the men walked with a lazy strut. Food trucks were on every corner, emanating the scents of a...
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8 Oct

Warwick Hotel NYC

I was lucky enough to live in New York once, and one thing I learned is that each neighborhood has its own charm. There's the trendy West Village/Meatpacking/Soho district for the fashion crowd, the East Village for the music lovers, Upper East Side for museum junkies or those who love their Louboutins. But Midtown is the heart of the city, making it easiest to explore all the different parts of Manhattan. That's why when we visited years later for a friend's wedding, my husband and I chose to stay central. I chose the Warwick because it was affordable, had massive rooms, close to subway stations and views of central park from your bed if you're lucky. It's also a stone's throw...
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28 Sep

The Parker Palm Springs

Anna Paola is the founder of amazing swimwear brand Paolita (yes, you'll recognize her designs if you've seen Ellie Goulding or Kourtney Kardashian wearing them on Insta!). When I asked the lovely Greek/Mexican-American designer to share with us one of her favourite hotels in the world, I expected nothing less than a place that is effortlessly stylish and cultured, just like her and her brand. So it comes as no surprise that she would choose a resort in California's chic Palm Springs - a resort town long popular with Hollywood starlets and Silicon Valley types looking for an indulgent break. Meet: The Parker Palm Springs. Anna Paola - a flower among the palm trees!   The Welcome Anna Paola says: "It is so...
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6 Jul

The Mark

Access to Bergdorf Goodman 24/7? In-room dining by Jean Georges? You can pinch yourself. This is not a dream after watching Breakfast At Tiffany's for the tenth time. This is what life is like at The Mark, a NYC institution of a hotel located on the Upper East Side that oozes grace. Traditional on the outside, snazzy on the inside. Lobby lines A quick Google search will showcase a red carpet of celebrities dressed in their finest en route to the Met Gala. This hotel has been reviewed for Holidays in Heels by Dubai's own star: Rosemin Manji @roseminsworld: a luxury & fashion entrepreneur, brand ambassador, and all-around sweetheart. A brand ambassador for Burberry's Art...
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