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  • Bees & Taylor for Chic & Seek

  • This week, Bees & Taylor were Chic'ed. If you are not acquainted with the website and Holland Park boutique, allow us to introduce you. Breathing new life into pre-loved designer clothes, bags, shoes and accessories, C & S is where you will find that Diane von Furstenberg clutch you never [...]
  • In Ines (for Uniqlo) We Trust

  • It is the designer collaboration that works for a woman in her twenties or a chic octogenarian: Ines de la Fressange has teamed up with Uniqlo to deliver a collection that is every bit as Parisian as Karl Lagerfeld's fashion muse. Ines, we love your style and timeless Parisian elegance; this is[...]
  • Bees & Taylor Introduces: Ugly Summer Sandals

  • Praise be! The sun is out (well, it was) which means it is time for a pedicure and new pair of summer sandals. For 2014 the hottest designs are rubber, chunky soled and utilitarian; yes really. On looking at this blog you will think one of two things: 1) At last there are some ultra-cool an[...]
  • The Future is SS14

  • 'Vain trifles as they seem, clothes have, they say, more important offices than to merely keep us warm. They change our view of the world and the world's view of us.' - Virginia Woolf With any new year comes the chance for new starts - new resolutions, a new financial year, a new season. For some a[...]
  • Looking to the next season

  • With the big chill just arrived and Christmas gifts not even thought of yet, the fashion world is already looking to Spring Summer 14. September saw the catwalks filled with pinks, lace and leather aplenty. LFW alone saw 58 catwalk shows and 15 presentations over 5 days - our rainy capital city w[...]
  • How to Luxe in Leather

  • Okay, we’re talking leather. The leather trend is an autumnal favourite and has been for years thanks to style icons from James Dean to Kate Moss (dam, look at her!) who have made it both cool, classy and rebellious. Whether you’re a fashion wallflower or confident with your dressing, there is a way[...]
  • The Beginnings

  • I'm taking you on a journey back to 2008, and the beginnings of a beautiful friendship that was to become the foundations for Bees & Taylor. We, that is Antonia and Emily, met whilst working at my-wardrobe.com, online designer boutique, and back then, home to a small, close-knit London staff.[...]
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.