Rich Stapleton & Rosa Park of Cereal Magazine give us a glimpse at the winter travel essentials in their suitcase, as well as some of their favourite spots on Britain’s Jurassic Coast.
Stretched along the south-west coast of England lies an expanse of sandy beaches, wild heathland and rolling hills, lapped by the English Channel: Dorset’s Jurassic Coast. This mesmerising landscape is the only natural World Heritage Site in existence, and it’s not hard to see why it’s so revered.
Rich and Rosa, long-time friends of Sunspel and the driving force behind Cereal Magazine, are among the fans of this coastal county. As the wintery weather set in, they packed their bags with Sunspel essentials and headed down to Dorset to capture some of their favourite spots for our Journal.
As the creative duo at the helm of a renowned style and travel publication, Rich and Rosa know a thing or two about staying stylish on the move. Frequently living out of suitcases, we asked them to show us which Sunspel styles would make a great addition to any weekend holdall, and which personal items they can’t leave home without.
‘I never travel without a book and magazines. I always have a stack of New Yorker magazines and a book on me. At the moment I’m reading Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler.’ Rosa Park, Editor of Cereal Magazine
‘I always travel with a camera. When it’s personal photos I tend to shoot on my Canon A-1.’ Rich Stapleton, Creative Director of Cereal Magazine
Their choices of clothes were equally functional – light, versatile options that work in multiple situations. Their most important lesson is to choose items that will fit in seamlessly with each other, so it’s easy to create a series of outfits from a small selection of clothes.
I like to be comfortable when visiting a place like Dorset – where there are so many beautiful, long walks – so I have chosen key pieces that I typically wear when on the road. A striped shirt and a classic white T, which keeps me comfortable and goes with everything else that I have packed. Rosa Park – Editor of Cereal Magazine
The result is a winter travel wardrobe that’s easy to pack and even easier to piece together. It’s made up of weather-appropriate wear that will keep you warm on blustery beach walks but won’t look out of place when you seek refuge in one of the many inns along the way.
All imagery by Rich Stapleton