Miel de Botton is a contemporary art collector and philanthropist, living in London. The daughter of Gilbert de Botton and his first wife Jacqueline Burgauer, Meil qualified as a clinical
psychologist but her love of music took her towards a completely different career. George R Vaughan caught up with the talented musician to find out more.
As the founder of the
UK’s biggest importer of caviar, Laura King is known to those in the
industry as The Caviar Queen. But her business covers a spectrum of
fine food, including chocolate, foie gras and olive oil. Poppy Watt met
up with the first lady of food excellence to discover a little more about her
business, as well as grab a taster or two of her wares. It’s a hard life!
For those of you who enjoy subathing, it might be
worth considering a new to market product from the US. Patricia Darquea is
the innovator behind the US sensation ShadyFace and she took time out to
tell George R Vaughan more about her life as a businesswoman and the challenges of balancing
family and work.
Costume designer Marina Toybina is already one of the most recognized and in-demand
costume designers in the entertainment world - a lauded talent amongst the
Hollywood elite. George R Vaughan
took time out with her to discover a little more about the Moscow born artist.
With shoe royalty, Jimmy
Choo, as her uncle and over a decade of experience working in the luxury
shoe industry, it was only a matter of time before Lucy Choi decided to branch out on her own - and start designing the kind of footwear that
women, including herself, are excited to wear. Carrie Greene finds out a little more.
When Suzue Curley and her husband opened the first William Curley store in Richmond Upon Thames, the couple’s aim was
to produce the best patisserie and chocolate this side of the channel. Eleven
years on and George R Vaughan caught
up with one of the industry’s unsung talents to find out more about the woman
behind this most prestigious brands.
With four albums behind her,
new single “I Will Be” out now and a catalogue of writing credits for
other artists, Chantal Kreviazuk doesn’t have anything to prove. George
R Vaughan caught up with the multi-talented Canadian to talk about her
journey from classically trained pianist to international singer/songwriter.