Spotlight on: London with Bettina Looney

Discover the world anew with some of the most exciting creatives from around the globe. London-based stylist Bettina Looney takes us on a tour of her home city. 

Bettina Looney and husband Carlos Segovia explore London in monochromatic style. Bettina wears the Misha Bernette Dress and Carlos wears the AMI De Coeur Oversize Shirt and Paul Smith Gents Zip Front Jacket.

What do you love about living in London?

“I love the energy of the city and the incredible people you meet. It’s a city composed of so many different cultures and I constantly feel challenged and inspired.”

When you have friends in town, where do you take them for coffee or a memorable meal?

“I love taking friends to a restaurant called Towpath Cafe, and one of my new favourites would have to be Jolene bakery.”

Carry-on essentials

MANU ATELIER

XX Mini Cylinder Bag

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SKIN DESIGN LONDON

Alpine Rose Glow Crème

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ALIGHIERI

The Luna Rocks Necklace

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PENHALIGONS

Empressa Eau De Parfum

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Indulge in the sweetest treats at London’s iconic Jolene bakery. Images: @jolene_hackney.

Where should we book accomodation and meals?

“I’d recommend checking in at The NoMad Hotel. For meals, Daphne’s is one of my favourites – sit in their courtyard for a lovely lunch on a sunny day.”

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Bettina’s travel picks

MISHA

Bernette Dress

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THE ATTICO

Devon Mule

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ALIGHIERI

The Luna Rocks Necklace

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GUCCI

Black Rectangle Sunglasses

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Classic architecture meets contemporary style at The NoMad Hotel. Images: @thenomadhotel.

What’s your ultimate insider tip for exploring London like a local?

“I’d suggest walking the canal – beginning in Maida Vale and heading east towards Haggerston is a lovely way to see different London boroughs, and grab yummy food along the way.”

His suitcase staples

AMI

De Coeur Oversize Shirt

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PAUL SMITH

Airpod Pro Case

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ALLSAINTS

Lyne Trouser

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PAUL SMITH

Gents Zip Front Jacket

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