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Style Council

We are delighted to introduce you to The Style Council; a group of influential trendsetters who will help ensure we’re always ahead of the curve.


With experts in the fields of fashion, food, TV, publishing, tech and much more, The Style Council is a who's who of London life.

Anna Williamson

Anna is a TV and radio presenter, best known for her work on ITV, Channel 5 and her own Saturday night show for Talk Radio. As a qualified life coach and counsellor, her first book on anxiety is out next year.

Charlotte Adsett

Charlotte is a fashion editor, art director, stylist and creative consultant who is currently the fashion editor at lifestyle title Absolutely, where she continues to work with celebrities and advertising clients. Charlotte is also the founder of luxury handbag brand Charlotte Aluna.

Charlotte Kavanagh

Charlotte is a personal stylist passionate about creating outfits that work with her clients' personalities. She's also an experienced songwriter, drummer and vocalist, writing and performing her own material.

Douglas Blyde

Food critic Douglas Blyde has been described as “one of the most respected (and well-fed) experts on eating out in the capital” (Evening Standard). As well as planning finely-tuned events, he writes in-depth profiles on the minds behind restaurants, drinks, design and travel.

Franco Milazzo

Franco writes for Londonist and is also editor of This is Cabaret, an online publication dedicated entirely to London’s variety scene. From music, cabaret and theatre to architecture and restaurant reviews, Franco covers all things quirky and unique in the capital.

Kaye Holland

British journalist, Kaye, has many strings to her bow as curator of Haute Living, online editor of TNT Magazine, contributing editor for Just About Travel, international editor for The Sybarite and freelance journalist writing lifestyle and travel features.

Kirsty Hathaway

Kirsty worked at GQ and British Vogue before becoming Fashion Editor at Company Magazine. Most recently, Kirsty co-founded Just Opened London, a website dedicated to London's newest lifestyle venues. She is also director of branded content at Refinery 29.

Laurence Carver

Laurence is a foodie, tech lover and design fan who co-founded last-minute restaurant reservations app CityHawk, which helps Londoners find hidden foodie gems. Laurence is now lead designer at Blink - Love Work, an app for smarter working.

Lisa Vickery

Former BBC broadcast journalist, Lisa is a presenter specialising in entertainment, arts, music and live events, such as The Brits and West End Live. From red carpet to stage, TV, online and radio, Lisa is a regular presenter for many national broadcasters.

Olivia Sibony

Olivia (Liv) Sibony is the co-founder of Grub Club - the key that unlocks hundreds of hidden dining-in spaces you never knew existed. It connects creative and entrepreneurial chefs with unique and under-used spaces allowing them to showcase their skills.

Poppy Dinsey

Fashion blogger and website entrepreneur, Poppy, became a hit by posting pictures of herself online wearing a different outfit every day. Poppy is the founder of the ‘What I Wore Today’ fashion social network, which anyone can upload outfits to.

Qin Xie

Qin is a freelance journalist and trained chef. When not infiltrating Michelin restaurants as a kitchen tourist, she writes about food, drink and travel. Her writing has appeared on Yahoo, FT, The Times and CNN. She is also working on her first book.

Sara Darling

Sara is Fashion Director of 55Factory, as well as a freelance writer and stylist. She regularly produces fashion shoots for national and international titles and has previously worked on campaigns for Gossard, Godiva, Vodafone and Reebok.

Sue Seel

Sue is a fashion and beauty expert and has launched well-known celebrities including Alesha Dixon, Kimberley Walsh and Lily Allen into fashion accessories. She has also become a lecturer at the University of the Arts, London and Istituto Marangoni.

Tess Wright

After studying fashion, Tess went on to design her own clothing line, which sold in London boutiques. Tess made the progression from designer to stylist and has worked on projects with fashion magazines, record labels and London based TV production companies.