Kirstie in Print

How to run a fashion business (or two!)

Sep 6th, 2019 Fashion, Printed Articles Kirstie 1 min read

In my latest article out this month in Vantage Point Magazine, I chat to Liz Trendle owner of two boutiques in Surrey. Years ago I set up a boutique in Guildford as an excited fashion designer, only to find out the hard way that running any fashion business is tough. Here’s how Liz works it.

Kirstie in Print

The ‘useful’ summer trends

Apr 29th, 2019 Event, Inspiration, Printed Articles Kirstie 1 min read

My latest article for Vantage Point magazine is out now. I wanted to look at the trends that are wearable and inspiring to wear now. It basically shows you don’t have to make any great changes…a few tweaks here and there can up-date your look, it may be one accessory or a new way to layer prints but start small and enjoy the process. I…

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Learn to Love Clothes Again

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

Learn to be confident with fashion I am passionate about clothes, fabrics, prints and interesting colour combinations. I love to inspire others to find the right shapes and colours, which in turn builds a new self belief. Learning to be confident with fashion and choosing the clothes that suit you will mean you enjoy the important events and relax as ‘you’. No Clothes for Me…

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…