Carys Kirkpatrick

Copywriter and Editor

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Copywriter: fashion, beauty and luxury travel. SEO, HTML, Demandware, Concrete 5.

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24 Hours With Casely Hayford

Starting a label with his father was "the natural evolution of a conversation we'd been having for years", explains Charlie Casely-Hayford, reflecting on how his and his father's backgrounds have contributed to designs with "trans-generational appeal - we often come at the same thing from different perspectives which we hope has created an interesting dichotomy in the Casely-Hayford handwriting.

Liberty
Keeping up with Katrantzou

Each collection evolves organically in the Katrantzou atelier, with moodboards being replaced and reworked as the season unfolds, a process that begins with the very fabric of the garments: "Craftsmanship is a huge pillar of the brand, a lot of people buy into the embellishment and innovation.

Liberty
The Roksanda Ponytail | Get the Look | Liberty.co.uk

Roksanda's whimsical ruffles were an autumn-hued vision on the catwalk, with sumptuous fabrics and playful details set off to perfection by an accessory anyone can pull off: the low pony. This understated look returns season after season thanks to its relaxed glamour and androgynous appeal - it's the perfect antidote to a pretty dress.

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Azzi Glasser's Perfume Personality

Azzi Glasser's 27 year-strong career covers commercial perfume (for the likes of Agent Provocateur, Bella Freud and Nicole Farhi, plus many others), bespoke fragrances (Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter and Orlando Bloom are among her clients) and now her own collection.

Liberty
At home with Alice Stone | Lily & Lionel Exclusive | Accessories | Liberty.co.uk

"The Slim Aarons collection came about after a close friend and I (Louise Garczewska, director of the Getty Images Gallery) produced a set of Slim Aarons scarves for the heads of Getty. They were so incredible we decided we had to produce them, so we waited for the right time and chose a few key stockists around the world.

Liberty
Lolita Jacobs

What's been your biggest achievement career-wise? I am very proud of what I have learnt from the people I have assisted along the way, starting from art direction to styling, and meeting Arnaud Vaillant & Sébastien Meyer seven years ago: the beginning of a beautiful collaboration.

Liberty
Liberty Meets Manolo Blahnik | Interview | Liberty.co.uk

Shoe designer, author and now-Liberty-collaborator Manolo Blahnik shares a glimpse into the world of a footwear legend. Meet the man himself as his exclusive Liberty styles launch alongside his book, Fleeting Gestures and Obsessions. What is your first memory of Liberty?

Liberty
Summer Fitness with Amy Lawrenson

Fitness junkie and beauty editor Amy Lawrenson is no stranger to the post-holiday workout slump. Read her top tips for prepping before you go, staying active while you're away and getting back on the bandwagon once you've touched back down.

Liberty
Liberty Meets: Oliver Spencer

From Portobello market to the boutiques of Bloomsbury, Oliver Spencer has clocked up over 20 years in the British rag trade. Now with a self-titled brand carving a path through the global fashion industry, it's been quite a journey. . .

Telegraph
Jo Malone unveil plans for a charitable gardening project

Not content with filling the homes of Britain with fine fragrances, perfumiers Jo Malone are embarking on a mission to create a 'scented haven' in the heart of the world's largest cities. Photo: THRIVE Making the most of London's green-fingered mood surrounding the Chelsea Flower Show, fragrance brand Jo Malone have unveiled long-term plans to fund charitable gardening projects in urban areas around the world.

Telegraph
Christian Louboutin retrospective breaks records

London's Design Museum is enjoying record-breaking crowds thanks to Christian Louboutin's exhibition. BY Carys Kirkpatrick | 19 June 2012 Photo: JANE MINGAY Since opening on May 1, the Christian Louboutin exhibition has pulled in over 38,000 visitors - an average of 910 visitors daily and the highest ever for the Design Museum.

Marie Claire
03/05/2012
Bed at 10 for the perfect night's sleep

The trick to getting the perfect night's sleep is to be tucked up by 10pm, says new research. The poll examined the night-time routines of 2,000 adults in Britain who claim to enjoy peaceful slumber and wake on average at 6:47am rested and ready to start the day.

Planet Notion
Top Of The Shops - United Nude

When Time Out describes a new store as 'scientific shoe porn' then it's worth a trip down. United Nude's Floral Street store - the brand's first standalone in the UK - is a potent mixture of concept, design and innovation.

Planetnotion
Eloise Moody: Interview

Eloise Moody makes hats to convert the bare-headed. Despite the brand name, she is 100% of the force behind Moody and Farrell Millinery, committed to producing 'former non-hat wearers' who appreciate just 'how differently you feel in a good hat and also how much people want to come and talk to you about it'.