Guest blogs

Guest Blog: Camilla Morton on how to Make Life Beautiful

November 26, 2015 Guest blogs

  I’m thrilled that my dear friend Camilla Morton has given us two posts for LLG, based around her delightful new book Make Life Beautiful.  Camilla is the bestselling author of How To Walk In High Heels, which was translated into seventeen languages, and A Year In High Heels. She is a fashion journalist, and spent many years working for […]

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Guest Blog: Entrepreneur Louise McGuane on the four things every female entrepreneur needs to know

November 10, 2015 Guest blogs

It’s just over nine years since I hit publish on my first blog post on what was then I had no idea that I would become an entrepreneur, running my own business, with its incredible, life-affirming highs, and its terrifying and depressing lows. I wish I’d known then what I know now, and so […]

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A Day In the Life: Singer and dancer Vedra Chandler of Cirque de Soleil

February 19, 2015 A Day in the Life

If you enjoyed our behind the scenes look at Cirque de Soleil’s production of KOOZA, then you are going to love artiste Vedra Chandler’s exclusive Day in the Life for LLG! Vedra is a singer and dancer from Camden, New Jersey. After graduating from Harvard University with a degree in Government, Vedra pursued a career in […]

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Guest Post: Katie Bowkett on creating handmade textiles

June 11, 2014 Accessories

Some of you may know that Katie has been one of my assistants on LLG during her years at LCF. She helps out at London Fashion Week, and covers when my EA is away. We met when she was volunteering for OXFAM and was my model for the day on this project (that’s her on the […]

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Guest Blog: Clym Evernden Illustrates the Burberry SS14 Runway Show

September 17, 2013 Guest blogs

Talented illustrator Clym Evernden kindly sends over some of his wonderful illustrations to LLG each season. Here are three from the Burberry SS14 runway show from yesterday (monday), amongst which are Cara Delevingne (above), and Samantha Cameron in her orange Jonathan Saunders skirt and Natalie Massanet beside her on the front row (below).

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Guest Blog: Matt Rudd, author of The English: a Field Guide

May 20, 2013 Books & writers

Those of you with highly acute memories will remember that Matt Rudd has contributed to this ‘ere blog before. You may also remember that I have referred to him as a ‘friend’. I could of course let slip the information that we met for the very first time when he was an intern at the […]

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Guest Post: Private Passions: My Love of Fine Art by David Koma

January 22, 2013 Guest blogs

We are starting a new strand on LLG, where people I know talk about their private passions: the ideas, places and movements that inspire them. As we are starting a new fashion season, I thought the first contribution should be from a designer. So London Fashion Week designer David Koma, whose beautiful collections frequently reference, […]

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Guest Post: Behind the Scenes with Jules Heptonstall, Strictly Come Dancing’s Celebrity Tanner (For St Tropez)

October 26, 2012 Guest blogs

(Dance partners Colin Salmon and Kristina Rihanoff in action on Strictly Come Dancing 2012) I’ve known the PR team at St Tropez for a long time so, when I’m hopping off somewhere warm, I often pop in to St Tropez HQ for a spray tan by the lovely Jules Heptonstall, their VIP & Celebrity Tanning […]

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Guest Blog: Ceci Guicciardi of Brand & Commercial on Using Pinterest

August 22, 2012 Guest blogs

Meeting commercial strategist, consultant and writer Ceci Guicciardi was the saving grace in a terrible evening (it featured interpretive dance) in Florence last year. Perched on flower tubs in a candle lit courtyard, we talked about how she used her work in luxury brand strategy, commercial development and intellectual property protection as a means to […]

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Guest Blog: Fashion Designer Suzannah on Pinterest

August 13, 2012 Guest blogs

The lovely Suzannah, designer of glorious dresses, worn by everyone from the young Royals to stars of stage and screen and, er, me, is always a joy to talk to. I’ve been in her boutique in West London several times this year, both for fittings and to film for Good Morning America over the Diamond […]

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