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A Swarovski Tale: Diamonds for everyone

15 Jul, 2019

In 2017 I was invited to visit the headquarters of Swarovski in Wattens, Austria. My jaw dropped from the moment I walked in and didn’t lift until I was home. Here is the story I wrote for Scratch. That relationship continues and resulted in piloting the Swarovski Crystal Beauty Academy in the UK (see in […]

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British Beauty Council: My hopes and fears

27 Jun, 2019

This year I have been very honoured to be invited by the newly formed British Beauty Council to be a nail expert on their Advisory Board. I’m in stellar company! We all have great hopes and a lot of confidence in the work the BBC are already carrying out To celebrate the publication of my […]

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CND VIP Summit

31 Dec, 2016

I was delighted to be invited to the first CND VIP Summit! What a fabulous time in NYC. Here is an article that appeared in the January issue of Scratch Magazine. It says it all really but I’ve added a couple of extra images. CND VIP Scratch p1 CND VIP p2  

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Fashion Shows SS17

12 Oct, 2016

Wow! What a long and busy show season. Spring/summer 2017 fashion shows are over. My hard working team and I did 20 shows, 12 in London and 8 in Paris. We also had several Lookbooks where one of my team attended plus, I had a quick trip back from Paris to do some Head Floor […]

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Nailympia and Nailympia Australia

9 Sep, 2016

Nailympia (formerly know as Nailympics) was started 12 years ago as the brainchild of a very good friend of mine, Alex Fox, Editor in Chief of Scratch Magazine, part of Olympia Beauty. Her organising partner of Nailympia London is Janine Derbyshire, a Director of the mother company, Seed Publishing and Quadex Exhibitions. Alex had a […]

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