High Street Haven

May 27th, 2018 Event, Fashion, Kirstie Smillie Kirstie 5 min read

Searching the high street for a client’s wardrobes and those classic capsule items to build upon,  I often find myself in Guildford’s Hobbs store. For my latest article for Vantage Point magazine, I interviewed Jay Syedan, manager for Hobbs with his cheerful, ‘can do’ attitude. Jay joined the company in 2011, working his way to Store Manager in Guildford last September, with a role of…

Learn to love clothes again

Apr 28th, 2018 Event, Fashion, Inspiration Kirstie 5 min read

I am passionate about clothes, fabrics, prints and interesting colour combinations and I love to inspire others to find the right ones, which in turn builds self confidence, particularly if you have had a few changes in your life. If you feel there are no clothes out there for you, try looking with fresh eyes in stores you may not normally visit. Before you shop…

Dress with Confidence

Feb 5th, 2018 Event, Inspiration, Kirstie Smillie Kirstie 1 min read

Having worked in the fashion industry for a long while now, I feel confident that I can inspire others. I work one to one with clients making a big impact in either their wardrobe capacity or reigniting their passion for fashion, a cliche but true. There is lots of listening, to work out the best routes for individual needs, be that budget, comfort, work to…

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