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An Insider Guide To Lisbon With Lindsey Holland

Content creator, Lindsey Holland, has been very busy indeed; not only has she just moved to Lisbon, she has also unveiled a capsule collection with sustainable swimwear brand Vanessa Sposi.

Previously based in Paris, Lindsey Holland has found herself in Lisbon: ‘I really wanted an adventure that meant I could spend more time by the sea, and also surfing!’ With her love for being near water, her hotly-launched collaboration with Vanessa Sposi couldn’t be more timely. Marrying Holland’s cool-girl sporty aesthetic with the luxe fabrications Sposi has become known for, the small but perfectly formed collection of bikini, swimsuit, and baseball cap, are all you need to embody effortless beach chic. ‘I wanted this collection to represent me and how I feel when I’m at the beach’, Holland adds, ‘I think everyone feels their most beautiful when they’re in a place they love- and for me that’s by the sea.’

Here, Lindsey Holland takes us on a whistlestop tour of her new home. ..


Essential items to pack?

SPF lip balm, flat shoes (it’s very hilly in Lisbon!), shorts, bikinis, oversized shirts and sunglasses.

The best time to visit Lisbon is…

May, before it gets too busy in the summer months.

Our first pitstop should be…

Praça do Comércio.

Your favourite hotel to check-in at is…

Baixa House.

For an early morning workout head to…

Fluidform Pilates at home.

Where should we go for breakfast?

Curva.

How about for a long, lazy lunch?

Leonetta.

And for dinner with friends?

Senhor Uva.

Where should we head post-dinner?

O Pif.

The drink to order at the bar…

The house white wine.

A must-try spot for date night?

Java rooftop.

The best place to treat yourself is… 

27 Lisboa.

The cultural spot to rave about?

LxFactory.

For great shopping head to…

Avenida da Liberdade.

The one place only locals know about… 

I’m yet to figure this out!

For the best views head to…

Miradouro da Senhora do Monte.

 

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Great day trips include…

Costa da Caparica.

How should we spend the final day of our trip?

At the Graca flea market.

What is your Lisbon secret?

Vino Vero wine bar.

In a word, Lisbon is…

Vibrant.

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