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Launch of the AW17 Fedora Collection at Quo Vadis

Last week I hosted a brunch at Quo Vadis in Soho for a few of my favourite fashion and lifestyle bloggers, to show off the new AW17 Fedora Collection. It was such a fun morning, with everyone trying on hats, and picking out their favourites.   Below are a few photos from the day: Getting set up... Fran Bacon from The Fashion Lift  Me with Vikki Pearson of Style and Minimalism, and Erna Leon of website Mercer7 Chloe Samwell-Smith of Chloe Loves to Shop, Hannah Strafford-Taylor and Fran Bacon

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My London series #3 - Little Venice

I am ashamed to say that I have lived in London for 35 years, and until recently had never visited Little Venice.  But that's also what I love about living in London - there are always new places to explore. It's beautiful!  So peaceful, and the perfect antidote to hectic London life, strolling along the canal. Here's a few photos from my little day out: (Shame about the plastic bottle in the canal!) Stopping for a bite to eat at The Waterway - incredible food and setting. Le Petit Gourmande on Formosa Street. Pretty houses... My trusty companion, The Hobo Bag... Davina, x

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Davina's interview with stylist Charlotte Broadbent

Tell us about your career at HELLO! Magazine, and how you got into styling? I’ve always felt a serious passion for beauty, fashion and style…my career over the years at Estee Lauder Companies and on luxury brands such as Marc Jacobs and Chloe really cemented that love. 12 years in media & marketing roles inspired me to take on a newly created role at HELLO! Magazine as Fashion and Beauty Director where we re-styled all the fashion and beauty pages, introduced new luxe fashion shoots as well as editing all the latest watches and jewellery trends.  And of course I had my weekly edit of all the must-have style trends, social events to attend and beauty products to trial on...

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Davina's visit to Porto

Every few months, I fly out to Porto, Portugal, to visit the family run factory, where our handbags are made. Whilst I was there last month, I took some time out to explore Porto and what it has to offer.  (Amazingly, these photos were all taken in the same day, although you'd never know looking at the changes in weather!) Here are some of my highlights: Setting off for a day of exploring... Where the Douro river meets the Atlantic at Foz Do Douro Gardens in Foz Do Douro Taking the tram from Foz Do Douro into the centre. Beautiful architecture and tiles at every turn Colourful offerings at Mercado do Bolhao Confectionary shop outside the Mercado Do Bolhao Taking in the spectacular...

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As Seen On - April 2017

Featuring the new Fringed Cross Body Bags, and Holiday Collection Panama hats, as spotted on Instagram...   Hannah Strafford-Taylor Sophie Stanbury, cast member of Ladies of London Amy Neville, model/blogger, Amy Nev Fashion Diaries Vikki Pearson, blogger, Style and Minimalism Anna Mavridis, blogger, Vavawoom Chloe Samwell-Smith, blogger, Chloe Loves To Shop

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