Carolyn Murphy. Interview

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Carolyn Murphy and I met when we were both starting out in NY in the nineties. I have so many fond memories of us working together with Mario Sorrenti, Testino, Bruce Weber and Ellen Von Unwerth…  Carolyn was in the  … Continue reading

What Katie Did Next…

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Right-hand lady to International Beauty Director of Vogue Asia Pacific, Kathy Phillips (+Make-Up Artist/writer/beauty blogger/singer/ad infinitum) Katie Service talks about the importance of references and the stuff you can only learn on the job. When Kay asked me to write … Continue reading


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It’s true to say that ‘pretty’ is a nice thing to be called but pretty has never been contemporary . Like many girls, I grew up loving the doe eyed pretty of Jean Shrimpton left, the pretty gamine of Audrey … Continue reading

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Why Natural? By Rachel Boardman M.R.N.I. Naturopathic Iridologist (and beauty product lover)  As we are all aware, women today are continually being sold one new product after another with the promise that-if we use this product- we’ll look years younger, … Continue reading

Summertime De Chanel

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Summer is here (if you are in the UK at least there’s a m-up collection that is) and holiday-inspired palettes are popping up on counters accordingly. As an ambassador for Chanel in the UK I previewed the new Chanel Summer … Continue reading