MAYA CLAUGHTON is one of Ibiza’s best connected residents and, the month of August, will be blogging direct from the island’s most star-studded and glamorous parties. As co-founder of events company Under The Sun, and Quintessentially’s Ibiza representative, Claughton hosts and organises the chicest island soirees attended by the world’s most stylish – including Kate Moss, Jade Jagger and Sienna Miller.

“I think Ibiza allows a certain freedom of thought that you don’t find elsewhere,” Claughton told us. “There’s an element of creativity in everyone’s lives and that pushes through so beautifully with fashion, interiors and really all aspects of life.”

Claughton has a long history with the island – her father having lived there in the Seventies. She loves the full- time residents as much as the well-known faces that emerge throughout the summer months.

“There’s the usual core – the heartbeat – of Ibizans who live here year round and provide the island with its soul and its integrity, then of course the summer months bring all the island faces (otherwise known as Notting Hill), and the resultant mix is pretty high-octane and beautifully wild and crazy,” she said.

Of her many celebrity party goers, who is Claughton’s most stylish?

“Surely it’s got to be Kate – an obvious choice I know, but the things that girl can do with an outfit are beyond,” she said. “Her look is flawless, impeccable and inspired.”

How would she describe her own style?

“Slouchy and offbeat – I like punchy statement pieces dressed down with an old T-shirt or a killer dress with a boy’s shirt on top,” said Claughton. “Phillip Lim, Alexander Wang, Vanessa Bruno and a whole bunch of vintage – sums it up pretty nicely. And I’m a sucker for short shorts and an oversized T-shirt.”

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