Author archives: beesandtaylor

  • Word on the catwalk for SS17

  • We're talking trends. SS17 trends to be precise. Whilst the catwalks are the perfect way to recognise the trends to come, and of course a model can wear anything well, for us mere mortals it is a case of picking and choosing the right trends to dip into, whether that be to wear at your desk, for a n[...]
  • SS16 on the Catwalk

  • SS16 strutted down the catwalk last September and is now emerging on the high street and in-store as we wave farewell to Autumn Winter collections.  We spot some of the key trends and take a look at pieces spotted from New York to Paris. How will you wear your new season wardrobe?   LINGE[...]
  • My Stylish Buys: February

  • Here at Bees & Taylor we're fans of forever buys - investment pieces that will take you from season to season, year on year - with a few well chosen trend items thrown in when required. Want to know what we've been buying this month? Get the inside scoop on our favourite purchases and find your[...]
  • The Changing Shades Of Yellow

  • SS15 is showing a lot of love for yellow this season, both on the high street and in the luxury market, giving a welcome pop of colour in a typically spring pastel palette. But with so many shades, from buttercup to daffodil, mustard to flaxen and golden to acid the options are infinite. We help to [...]
  • AW15 Wraps Up In Paris

  • Paris, the last leg in the AW15 fashion diary and one of the most important. This last week the city of chic played host to some of the most influential FROW go'ers and of course the unforgettable return of Derek Zoolander and Hansel at Valentino - blue steel is back. LAYER UP A multitude of lay[...]
  • AW15 comes to Milan

  • And then it was the turn of Milan; the third leg in a most fashionable AW15 tour.  We take a peek at some of the trend highlights from Italy's most important designers. VICTORIANA This trend takes its inspiration from the Victorian era. With high neck ruffles and leg of mutton sleeves, the look [...]
  • A look at London for AW15

  • London is the creative hub for existing talent as well as up-and-coming designers on the catwalk. The best of British design showed off their AW15 collections in the beautiful confines of Somerset House. We talk trends and the pieces to look out for come Autumn Winter. What trends will you be spo[...]
  • AW15 in New York

  • NY, home to the cream cheese bagel and Lady Liberty - but most importantly the Big Apple is famous as a hot bed of designer talent and a city of style setters. We take a look at some of the key trends from the catwalk and plan our new look for this coming Autumn. THE FLARE This particular tro[...]
  • Blooming Marvellous

  • Florals are a classic spring summer trend - not groundbreaking perhaps and to keep the style fresh designers must re-create the trend in a unique way year on year. 2015 florals are seen in the style of bold psychedelic 60's and 70's, tropical greens, embellished 3D appliqué and botanically precis[...]
Whilst Emily Giffard-Taylor and Antonia O’Brien come from different sides of the industry, they are both fashion loving, hard-working and passionate about the job. They met when working together for a luxury e-tailer and have been strong friends since. Most who meet the pair agree that they are obvious pairing and through a shared love of fashion, from Emily’s love of cocktail rings to Antonia’s appreciation for sharp tailoring, they decided to double up and start a business; Bees & Taylor. With a great balance of styling experience, business understanding, industry knowledge and a sense of humour, this duo bring a fresh approach to personal styling. Emily has a wealth of experience in the fashion industry, from publishing to retail and PR to styling, working with VIP’s and celebrities, across TV, music and editorial projects. With a keen eye for the styles and shapes to suit, an endless energy and a natural way with people, she will offer you simple yet practical advice to boost your confidence and better understand your sense of style. Antonia has always loved the fun side of fashion and understood the importance of a hard working wardrobe. With years of experience both in front of the TV camera as a fashion commentator and behind-the scenes, she has both style and insight to the world of fashion. With an extensive knowledge of brands, a reassuring approach and effortless charm she will figure out the right direction for you.