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How capsule wardrobes and nonstop travel became status symbols for the one per cent

Misha Nonoo, the British-Iraqi fashion designer and rumoured matchmaker of her friend Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, does not like to stay still for too long. While her work takes her to London, New York, LA and Hong Kong, her downtime has the rest of the planet covered: Christmas was in the Caribbean, summers are spent in Europe, weekends in Miami, plus she heads off the beaten track to, say, Bhutan or Chile. “A lot of people would think, ‘What an ordeal!’ ” says the 33-year-old on the phone from New York, but having mastered “an edited lifestyle” — think hand luggage only, a perfectly ordered capsule wardrobe and a ruthlessly minimal attitude to materialism — “I think, ‘fabulous’. That’s the beauty of a life with less stuff…