Interviews

Our team has an insatiable curiosity when it comes to people we admire. We love finding out how they got started, what strategies they use for success and their biggest “pinch-me” moments.

These interviews are our opportunity to pick the brains of some brilliant people and for you guys to find out a little bit more about them. We speak to CEOs of fashion brands, fitness studio founders, designers, and beauty/skincare specialists. The interviews go live every Friday, so stay tuned for the latest!

Talking Diamonds and Gold With EC One

Happy Friday! With Spring on the horizon (well, it is in my mind), you may have begun to think about Spring-cleaning and how you can make those changes to become more sustainable and conscious about what you are buying this year. This week I had the opportunity to sit down with Alison Skeates, the co-founder of EC One to discuss all things jewelry and sustainability. EC One were the first company in the world to register and make fair-trade jewelry and continue to lead the way in ethically sourced diamonds and recycled gold. Honestly, they had me at hello… We…

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Jacob from LimeLife by Alcone Shares His Story

Happy Friday! With Winter very much in full swing (thank you Storm Ciara), I know you guys might be needing a little inspo to get yourselves out of the house this weekend. Well, look no further than this week’s interview. This week, I had the pleasure of chatting to Jacob Hyzer, CEO of Emerging Markets at LimeLife by Alcone. Jacob talks all things beauty, empowerment, and what a healthy work/life balance looks like. We hope this week’s chat gives you the boost you need to head brightly into the weekend, even if that storm comes back for round two…  …

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Andrea Hurst Reflexology On Finding Her Calling

Happy Friday everyone! This week, I had the opportunity to chat to ‘London’s Leading Practitioner’ in the healing art of Reflexology and Reflexologist to the stars, Andrea Hurst. Andrea’s mission is to heal her clients through reflexology treatments and natural-based skincare.       I have been lucky enough to receive a treatment from Andrea myself and can vouch for the powerful results. If you’re in need of a pick-me-up or a reset this February, you know where to go. Now go grab yourself a tea, get cozy, it’s time for this week’s chat. Hi Andrea, welcome! If you could…

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A Cup of Joe With Upcircle Beauty

Well, we made it to the end of January! Time to check in with those New Year’s Resolutions. If you, like myself, vowed to make a conscious effort to become more sustainable in all aspects of your life this year, then look no further than this week’s interview.     This week I sat down with Anna Brightman, co-founder of Upcircle Beauty; a beauty and skincare brand hell-bent on paving the way to a brighter, more sustainable future for your skin and the planet. So grab a cup of joe and get comfy. We hope you enjoy this week’s conversation!

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How Doris Dalton Became the Founder of Doll10 Makeup

Happy Friday everyone! As we reach the end of the month, you may be starting to feel a little run down. If so, you may need to take some ‘me time’. Even if it is just 10 minutes…   This week I had the opportunity to sit down with Doris Dalton; the Founder and President of Doll10 Makeup. Doll10 is a cruelty-free beauty brand that aims to get you looking fabulous in only 10 minutes. So, if you’re in dire need of some ‘me time’ but you have limited time, you won’t want to miss this week’s chat! Hi Doris!…

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Talking To The Culthread Leader

        Congrats for making it to the middle of Jan! The blues are finally starting to lift, Dry Jan is almost over and if you, (like myself) are getting excited about what 2020 has in store, I have an extra little treat for you.       This week I had the opportunity to chat to Rina L. Einy, the founder of Culthread. Culthread is a luxury, vegan outerwear brand that creates top quality, practical and gorgeous jackets from mainly recycled materials. To find out more about the brand and the woman behind it all, keep reading.…

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Get To Know The Girls Behind Sleeper

    Anyone else struggling to transition back to real life post-Christmas? As we navigate the cold, early morning wake-up calls, attempt to motivate ourselves to head to the gym, and steer clear of alcohol this month, it can all begin to feel a little overwhelming. If you’re in need of some extra comfort this January as you attempt to keep up with your New Year’s Resolutions, then look no further than this week’s interview.         This week I had the pleasure of chatting to Asya and Kate, co-founders of fashion brand Sleeper. Sleeper uniquely brings the…

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Rockett St George Co-founders Talk Interiors

    Happy New Year everyone! To kick off the new year (and new decade) this week, we chatted with the co-founders of Rockett St George about all things interiors.     Rockett St George is an online homeware emporium that channels quirks and brings personality to your home. We hope you enjoy the conversation with Jane Rockett and Lucy St George! Welcome ladies! To start, could you tell me a bit about your childhood and how you feel that has influenced you today? Lucy: My childhood home was fabulous; my parents were antique dealers, hippies and great fun. Our…

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Jasper Living: Founder Tells All

    This week I had the opportunity to interview Louise Werling Jasper; the founder and designer behind Singapore-based fashion brand Jasper Living.     Jasper Living is a brand that focuses on creating unique, limited-edition products in a sustainable way. The clothes and accessories are gorgeous, chic and a closet staple for any hippie-at-heart like myself. I hope you enjoy this week’s inspiring chat!     So, let’s start at the beginning. Tell me a bit about your childhood and how you feel that has influenced you today? I grew up in a fashion family. My great-grandfather imported fabrics…

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Noble Isle: Behind The Scenes With Founder Katy

Noble Isle is a brand I have been following for a while. I love their approach to sourcing; as all of their ingredients come from local British based producers. As someone who struggles with sensitive skin, I need the products that I use to be as natural as possible and that is what Noble Isle aims for too. All of their products are vegan and cruelty-free, as well as free from parabens! I sat down with Katy Simpson; founder and director of Noble Isle, to chat about how the business began, and what her goals are for the future. We…

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Founder Rebecca Udall Chats Business And Homeware

      Need a little Christmas inspo for your home before Santa comes to town? Look no further than Rebecca Udall. Rebecca is the creator and founder of the self-titled homeware brand. Launched only six months ago, the brand specialises in gorgeous, ornate bed and table linens to jazz up your home this Christmas. I was lucky enough to sit down for a chat with her this week. We both hope you enjoy the interview!   Welcome Rebecca! I am always curious to find out how people have got to where they are now. Could you start by telling…

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An Interview with the Founder of Wilson Jewellery

    I tracked Wilson jewellery down after falling completely in love with some of their pieces in Red Magazine’s Christmas shoot. After being a stylist for over 20 years Sarah built Wilson jewellery as the perfect storm of antique high quality details mixed with contemporary styling. Her jewellery uses the highest quality gold plating and vermeil, whilst being super affordable. Read on to find out what made Sarah start up the Wilson and how she makes each piece so unique…     Hi Sarah! Tell me a bit about your childhood and how you feel that has influenced you…

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An Interview with the Founders of AIKYOU Lingerie

  AIKYOU lingerie is a brand I discovered this past year and have fallen completely in love with. Not only is sustainability at the heart of everything they do, their designs are stunning, soft and so perfectly formed. Using tailoring principles their lingerie pieces fit like nothing else and really do stand the test of time. Read all about Biance & Gabriele’s story on starting up a lingerie brand focusing on small-busts and what makes their pieces so unique!      Hi Bianca! Hi Gabriele! How did you both get started in the fashion industry? The two of us had…

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An Interview with the Founders of BLANK. Sunglasses

BLANK. sunglasses is the brand you have probably seen all over Instagram. Their sunglasses are super cool and edgy, without the huge price tag. Instead of being yet another brand name, with garish logos and branding they have stripped it back just to focus on great, trending design. BLANK. are the ultimate ‘brand’ without labels or branding. Read on to find out more about how they got started…   Tell me a bit about your childhood and how you feel that has influenced you today? We are 3 guys all around 25 years old, who all grew up in slightly…

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An interview with Fashion Designer Steven Tai

    Steven Tai is a designer I have worked with in the past, and have fallen in love with his brand. His pieces are always unique and luxurious in a really relaxed way. In addition, his collections often reference sportswear and use innovative fabrics that really make for the most comfortable, tomboy style. Read on to find out how we got started and what makes his brand unique…   Tell me a bit about your childhood and how you feel that has influenced you today?  I found that I never quite fit in amongst my peers growing up. And…

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An Interview with July Child Jewellery Founder

  This Friday I have the pleasure of sharing with you my latest conversation with Sinead Flood; The Founder of July Child Jewellery. I first came across July Child on Instagram where their incredibly fun and playful curated collection of pieces really come to live! Read on to hear all about July Child, how it started, the brands they stock and what’s next!     Hi Sinead! Tell me a bit about your childhood and how you feel that has influenced you today? Hi Carolina! Thanks for asking me for a chat. Well growing up I’d say I was a…

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CEO of Psycle London; Rhian Stephenson

For the latest interview in this series I got to catch up with Rhian; the CEO of the trendiest spinning studio in London; PSYCLE. Rhian shares what makes PSYCLE different and the role healthy and fitness have had on her life. Read on to find out more… Hi Rhian! First things first; what made you first move to London? I’m originally from Toronto, Canada. I came to London after university with some of my best friends and my boyfriend at the time. The original intention was to have an adventure and see what it would be like to live overseas for…

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Meet Anya Lahiri; The Super Barry ’s Bootcamp Trainer

[6 MINUTE READ]   Today we get to share with you my latest interview with the super inspiring Anya Lahiri ; fitness instructor at Barry ’s Bootcamp and model. Anya shares exactly what made her become a fitness instructor and what she really loves most about Barry’s classes!   Hi Anya! Can you share a bit about your childhood and how you feel that has influenced you today? I am half Indian and half Finnish, but born and raised in London. I consider myself a girl who has worn many hats as I have had LOTS of different professions over the…

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Sustain is Transforming Sexual Health

    This Friday I have the pleasure of sharing with you my latest conversation with Meika Hollender; Co-Founder of Sustain Natural; who are leading the way with their natural, sexual health products. Meika gives the low-down on sexual health and all of the chemicals currently used to create most condoms & other products. Get ready to be truly blown away by Meika’s ambitious plans to educate and share this knowledge with Sustain. And why sustainable condoms are exactly what this world needs…     Hi Meika! Tell me a bit about your background and how you feel that has influenced…

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6 Tips for Simplifying Your Life

    This week for something a bit different. I got the chance a while back to speak to the lovely Cassidy Avalo on her ultimate tips on how to simplify your life. Cassidy is the founder of @Life_Simplified the gorgeous Instagram page known for its inspiring simplicity in all areas; from a capsule wardrobe to green beauty and ideas for a more simple way of living. 1. Prioritise Before you can start clearing mental and physical clutter, you first have to assess what is truly important to you. Once you’ve listed your top priorities, then you can recognize what…

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