September 05, 2019

The Enduring Love Affair with St Tropez

The Enduring Love Affair with St Tropez

How does St Tropez retain it's appeal?

For years it has been "the place" to go, beckoning the good and the not so good. The odd person might say 'it's too packed', 'too busy', 'the prices are crazy', but it's rare to hear anyone say they don't understand why it's so popular.   

It has so much charm...Personally I love it. I am happy just thinking about it.

 

the port at at tropez

I can still remember my first visit. I never see it as just a little fishing village, it's definitely a summer holiday town. The best kind. Bustling and energetic, full of happy people going about their holidays and daily chores alike. I love the higgidy piggidy-ness of the town itself. Yes the port is quite the spectacle and certainly draws the crowd. Even so it's worth a promenade, the yachts are majestic, all sleek and chrome in stark contrast to the old town.

 

I love the shopping - all the designer boutiques showcasing Autumn/Winter coats, the cute independents and the strappy sandal shops. They all come up trumps. The weekly market in Place des Lices is a must-see with a mix of antiques, discounted clothes, household wares and glorious food. I wander the streets at night, discovering eclectic shops, tiny restaurants, darkly lit and secret bars down cobble stoned alleys.  

 

Year on year it all has a distinct familiarity about it, yet it never gets old. It's a classic.

 Sunset in the port of St Tropez

The light in St Tropez is particular. It is such a warm sun kissed light that you don't seem to get anywhere else. Sundowners definitely taste the best here. Sipping while sitting in the port or with the sand between your toes, taking in the view. They say the light is what drew the Impressionists to the area, you can see why.  

 L'Escalet Beach, St Tropez

Then there are the beaches. Which are divine. Pampelonne is such a wide expanse and has something for everyone. From the A -list to Z-list, the glamourous to the wild and rustic, the exotic to the locals, the over dressed to the nudists - anything goes. The atmosphere is great, with everyone high on summer and fuelled with rosé, we forgive the traffic jams and forget our worries.

 

ST TROPEZ STREET STYLE

We never have enough time!




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Sizing Chart
AVA VERDÚ
XS
S
M
L
UK

6/8

8/10

12

14

USA

2/4

4/6

8

10

EUR/DE

34

36

38

40

FR

36

38

40

42

IT

40

42

44

46

BUST cms

84 (82-86)

88 (86-90)

92 (90-94)

96 (94-98)

WAIST cms

64 (62-66)

68 (66-70)

72 (70-74)

76 (74-78)

HIP cms

90 (88-92)

94 (92-96)

98 (96-100)

102 (100-104)

DETAILED MEASUREMENTS

BUST: Measure around the fullest part of your chest

WAIST: Measure around the narrowest part of your waistline

HIP: Measure at the fullest part of your hips

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