Author archives: beesandtaylor

  • 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[...]
  • The Best of the Sales

  • Sales are easier and more accessible than ever before. With online discounts taking on the retail giants, you can browse the best of the sales and build your dream capsule wardrobe from the comfort of your sofa. Remember to buy now the pieces to last forever; avoid impulse buys, seasonal one-hit-won[...]
  • A Christmas Tale

  • With the advent countdown on, it's time to get in the festive spirit. Let Bees & Taylor do the hard work and make sure you have Christmas all wrapped up, leaving you time to enjoy December - after all, Christmas comes but once a year. From open air ice-skating, festive films and sing-along carols[...]
  • Power Dressing

  • Finally I managed to make an overdue visit to the Design Museum to see the 'Women Fashion Power' exhibition; a morning playing hookie well spent if you ask me. Showcasing the relationship between influential women and their clothes, you are able to browse the history of clothing over the last 150[...]
  • Get In Line

  • Us Brits are known for our love of queues. Make sure it's time well spent with some of the most exclusive sample sales in London - we could all do with some help to save pennies during the Christmas splurge! From one-off pieces, to old season, designer to the couture you can have it all at bargain p[...]
  • Shop Sorbet Shades For Winter

  • Ice-cream pastels are still with us for AW14. In every shade of pink, blue, lilac, green and blush pastels are not just for summer. Seen on the catwalk at Acne, Jil Sander, Valentino and Rodarte this colour palette is altogether softer and more feminine, so cosy up in a mint green mohair knit or a l[...]
  • At Home With LFW for SS15

  • Here marks the end of another LFW. Another fashion week on the cobbles at Somerset House, another season of looks to excite, inspire and lust after. We explore the catwalk trends and the looks that had us all talking: PLEATS SHEER METALLICS FRINGING[...]
  • B&T talk NYFW SS15

  • As New York Fashion Week comes to an end we look at the key trends as seen on the catwalk. From mesh to monochrome, sporty to stripes and the return of the crop, this is a season to look forward to. Three's a trend as they say, so take your pick and embrace these looks come spring 2015. MESH [...]
  • B&T talks to Antonia O'Brien

  • ANTONIA O'BRIEN: TV PRESENTER & FASHION STYLIST Bees & Taylor asks Antonia to give the low-down on all things London Fashion Weekend and her upcoming gig in the 'Vodafone Lounge': How has September come around so quickly? With the new spring summer collections walking the catwal[...]
  • Desert Teaser

  • It's the steamy new L'Agent by Agent Provocateur AW14 campaign from Penélope Cruz. So just how many lingerie models can you fit in a red cadillac? With envy inducing lingerie clad models, some serious gyrating, the obligatory bum shaking and Penelope looking sexy in a red leopard bra you could sa[...]
  • The Business Of Summer

  • Heat + work = office conundrum. How to dress for the unpredictable British summer - in recent years the shortest season, yet no less complicated when it comes to wardrobe issues. Cheap and cheerful, breezy neon brights and bold prints work when it comes to your off-duty wear, but not when it c[...]
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.