Where the European glitterati tastefully vacation and spend their days boating on the water or luxuriously sunbathing, Lake Como is breathtakingly beautiful.

★ Best time to travel: Apr – Oct

Outfits

Lake Como is a chic destination where people love fashion and thoughtful accessories. You’ll always want to wear something slightly dressy to lunch or dinner, and in the evening bold colors and elegant shoes go a long way. Keywords for Como style is subtle luxury.

Women

1. Florals for Spring

1. Florals for Spring - Outfit Items
Agua by Agua Bendita - Violetta Cropped Floral-Print Poplin Top

Agua by Agua Bendita

Violetta Cropped Floral-Print Poplin Top
Shop at Matches
Weekend Max Mara - Cecco Cropped Trousers

Weekend Max Mara

Cecco Cropped Trousers
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue
Chloé - x Mifuko Small Straw Basket Crossbody Bag

Chloé

x Mifuko Small Straw Basket Crossbody Bag
Shop at Nordstrom
Gianvito Rossi - Braided Leather Slides

Gianvito Rossi

Braided Leather Slides
Shop at Net-a-Porter
Completedworks - Mismatched 14kt Gold-Vermeil Hoop Earrings

Completedworks

Mismatched 14kt Gold-Vermeil Hoop Earrings
Shop at Matches

2. Lady in Rosso

2. Lady in Rosso    - Outfit Items
Saloni - Choli Square-Neck Printed Cotton Cropped Top

Saloni

Choli Square-Neck Printed Cotton Cropped Top
Shop at Matches
Saloni - Della High-Rise Printed Cotton Skirt

Saloni

Della High-Rise Printed Cotton Skirt
Shop at Matches
Linda Farrow - Bora Oversized Hexagon Acetate Sunglasses

Linda Farrow

Bora Oversized Hexagon Acetate Sunglasses
Shop at Matches
Timeless Pearly - Gold-Plated Crystal Hoop Earrings

Timeless Pearly

Gold-Plated Crystal Hoop Earrings
Shop at Net-a-Porter
Bottega Veneta - Stretch Leather Mules

Bottega Veneta

Stretch Leather Mules
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue

3. Bathing Suit Beauty

3. Bathing Suit Beauty - Outfit Items
Casa Raki - Nina Organic-Linen Tiered Mini Dress

Casa Raki

Nina Organic-Linen Tiered Mini Dress
Shop at Matches
Haight - Crepe Iu One-Piece Swimsuit

Haight

Crepe Iu One-Piece Swimsuit
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue
San Diego Hat - Ultrabraid XL Brim Sun Hat

San Diego Hat

Ultrabraid XL Brim Sun Hat
Shop at Nordstrom
Loewe - Oversized Mirrored Round Metal Sunglasses

Loewe

Oversized Mirrored Round Metal Sunglasses
Shop at Matches
Alexander McQueen - Hybrid Buckled Rubber Sandals

Alexander McQueen

Hybrid Buckled Rubber Sandals
Shop at Matches

Men

1. The Living is Easy

1. The Living is Easy - Outfit Items
Commas - Patch-Pocket Linen Shirt

Commas

Patch-Pocket Linen Shirt
Shop at Matches
Marané - Elasticated-Waist Cropped Linen Trousers

Marané

Elasticated-Waist Cropped Linen Trousers
Shop at Matches
Saint Laurent - Noe Leather-Trimmed Logo-Print Canvas Tote Bag

Saint Laurent

Noe Leather-Trimmed Logo-Print Canvas Tote Bag
Shop at Mr. Porter
Gucci - Curve-Temple Aviator Metal Sunglasses

Gucci

Curve-Temple Aviator Metal Sunglasses
Shop at Matches
Manolo Blahnik - Monaco Suede Loafers

Manolo Blahnik

Monaco Suede Loafers
Shop at Mr. Porter

2. Villa Tour

2. Villa Tour - Outfit Items
Isabel Marant - Men’s Bigilian Floral Sport Shirt

Isabel Marant

Men’s Bigilian Floral Sport Shirt
Shop at Neiman Marcus
Frame - L’Homme Distressed Slim-Leg Jeans

Frame

L’Homme Distressed Slim-Leg Jeans
Shop at Matches
Converse - Chase the Drip x PJ Tucker Pro Leather Hi

Converse

Chase the Drip x PJ Tucker Pro Leather Hi
Shop at Foot Locker
Bottega Veneta - Bi-Fold Wallet

Bottega Veneta

Bi-Fold Wallet
Shop at Bottega Veneta
Miansai - Sterling-Silver Orion Pendant Necklace

Miansai

Sterling-Silver Orion Pendant Necklace
Shop at Liberty London

3. Boat Day Bliss

3. Boat Day Bliss - Outfit Items
A.P.C - Road Pocket T-Shirt

A.P.C

Road Pocket T-Shirt
Shop at Nordstrom
Dondup - Light-wash Denim Shorts

Dondup

Light-wash Denim Shorts
Shop at Farfetch
Frecobal Carioca - Copacabana Mirage-Print Swim Shorts

Frecobal Carioca

Copacabana Mirage-Print Swim Shorts
Shop at Matches
Prada - 60WS AVIATOR SUNGLASSES

Prada

60WS AVIATOR SUNGLASSES
Shop at End.
Casablanca - Embroidered Shell Cotton Twill Cap

Casablanca

Embroidered Shell Cotton Twill Cap
Shop at Liberty

Kids

1. Blooming Flowers

1. Blooming Flowers  - Outfit Items
Tartine et Chocolat - Blue Denim Embroidered Dress

Tartine et Chocolat

Blue Denim Embroidered Dress
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue
Kenzo - Elephant Logo Embroidered Backpack

Kenzo

Elephant Logo Embroidered Backpack
Shop at Bergdorf Goodman
Bari Lynn - Girl’s Pearly Embellished Knotted Bow Headband

Bari Lynn

Girl’s Pearly Embellished Knotted Bow Headband
Shop at Bergdorf Goodman
New Bee - “LOVE” Kyra Kids Teens Juniors Heart Shaped Sunglasses

New Bee

“LOVE” Kyra Kids Teens Juniors Heart Shaped Sunglasses
Shop at Walmart
Veja Kids - Esplar Chromefree White Petale Silver

Veja Kids

Esplar Chromefree White Petale Silver
Shop at Veja

2. Nautical White and Blue

2. Nautical White and Blue  - Outfit Items
Petit Bateau - Baby’s & Little Boy’s Graphic-Print T-Shirt

Petit Bateau

Baby’s & Little Boy’s Graphic-Print T-Shirt
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue
Petit Bateau - Baby Boy’s Drawstring Jeans

Petit Bateau

Baby Boy’s Drawstring Jeans
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue
Minnow - Baby French Terry Bucket Hat

Minnow

Baby French Terry Bucket Hat
Shop at Maisonette
i play. - By Green Sprouts Baby Boys’ Flexible Sunglasses

i play.

By Green Sprouts Baby Boys’ Flexible Sunglasses
Shop at Amazon
Carter's - Port Toddler Boys’ Sneakers

Carter’s

Port Toddler Boys’ Sneakers
Shop at Kohl’s

3. Summertime Sundress

3. Summertime Sundress - Outfit Items
Little Creative Factory - Tiny Diamond Sundress

Little Creative Factory

Tiny Diamond Sundress
Shop at Maisonette
Lilies & Roses - Orange and Slice Clips

Lilies & Roses

Orange and Slice Clips
Shop at Maisonette
ANNI LU - Alaia Beaded Bracelet

ANNI LU

Alaia Beaded Bracelet
Shop at Nordstrom
Sam Edelman - Bay Sandal

Sam Edelman

Bay Sandal
Shop at Nordstrom

Pro Tip

😎

Gelato is a must at Lake Como, try a new gelateria every day! Instagram you and your favorite flavors, especially while wearing matching pastels.

The Perfect Day

Girls Trip

DAY

You and your girls are in Italy to enjoy the finer things in life—spa services, great Italian cuisine, and wine. Book yourself into some treatments at Lake Como’s premiere spa resort, the Mandarin Oriental. A relaxing foot therapy, invigorating massage, or oriental body scrub will have you feeling like new. Spread over 1,300 sqm, this spa features two private spa suites, one beauty studio, and a fitness center.

EVENING

Next, head to Il Sereno Al Lago for dinner where you will be seated directly overlooking the water. There are three tasting menus: “Classici”, five dishes of Italian cuisine reinterpreted in a modern way; “Contrasti”, seven dishes based on contrasting flavors and gastronomic cultures; and “Vegetables, tubers and roots”, seven dishes that make seasonal vegetables the star of the show. Pair with great Italian wine and buon appetito!

Family Trip

DAY

There are two distinct ways to enjoy Lake Como as a family—on water or on land. Book a boat trip for two hours to see all of Lake Como’s most beautiful waterside villas. Villa del Balbianello has a beautiful lakeside terrace and is also where a Queen Amidala scene from Star Wars was filmed. Don’t miss beautiful Nesso with its waterfall and bridge dating back to Roman times. On land, Como’s funicular, Funicolare Como-Brunate, offers spectacular views of the region without the hike.

EVENING

After a day of fun, head to Osteria del Gallo where you’ll dine on delicious pasta and meats. The menu changes daily, presenting you with the best seasonal ingredients. The restaurant is family-run, extremely cozy and welcoming.

Romantic Getaway

DAY

Isola Comacina is the only island in Lake Como—its secluded location and fascinating history make it perfect for a romantic getaway. Depending on your mood this can be a quick visit, with a one-hour tour and a drink from the island’s “Oste”, or a full day trip. There are several ruins and a famous gothic church, plus a famous restaurant that serves an excellent lunch with unparalleled views.

EVENING

After your day on Isola Comacina head to uber romantic Grand Hotel Tremezzo for drinks and dinner. La Terazza is their fine dining restaurant which serves a famous risotto with a gold leaf, you’ll even get a certificate. The restaurant’s tasting menu will leave you satisfied not full. Go for a stroll in their fragrant jasmine garden and toast to your romance after dinner.

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