Emma Hill: My Fashionable Week

12 June 2009

Welcome to our new weekly Friday fashion feature, where we'll be asking top industry insiders to tell us all about the past seven days in their glamorously fashionable world. To start us off, we asked Mulberry's resident creative genius Emma Hill to talk us through her guilty fashion pleasures, favourite TV programs and why she rented a bouncy castle this week. Oh, and don't forget to check back next Friday to see who'll be revealing all...

Best and worst moments of the week?
Best - presenting the Mulberry accessories award at Graduate Fashion Week
Worst - The tube strike

Is there anything like an average day for you, and if so what does it look like?
No day is "average" which is what I adore so much about my life!

What's the most unexpected thing you did this week?
Took my team out for a bowling night out on Tuesday, "Mulberry strike out"!

How do you wind down at the end of the day?
Snuggle up with my son Hudson

Guiltiest pleasure of the week?
A sneaky bottle of 1995 Cristal champagne

Last three things you bought?
1. Round trip tickets for Hudson and I to go to Boston for our July 4th (Independence day) celebrations at home!
2. A Mulberry "Charlie" bag in lipstick patent as a gift for my friend Timmy's sister
3. A day rental of a bouncy castle for my sons 3rd bday

What are you lusting over this week?
Our Spring 2010 accessories collection

What newspapers/magazines/websites do you look at each week?
Net-a-Porter, Mulberry.com, The Guardian, Grazia (of course), Sunday Times

Favourite outfit you wore this week?
The one I wore to present our Mulberry award at the GFW Gala show on Wednesday! A Herve Leger dress, a Mulberry jacket and my new obsession smudgy leopard Bayswater heels and a silver cracked metallic Bayswater clutch.

What's your favourite day of the week and why?
Sunday because it's mellow and fabulous! Starts off with breakfast in bed (with Cbeebies cartoons on the TV) with my son Hudson......and drifts into a cosy long day with my chosen family.

What's your perfect day ever?
London Sunshine

Soundtrack of the week?
Friendly Fires and anything Eighties

Best restaurant/party/bar you hung out in?
E and O in Notting Hill, Graduate Fashion Week gala night, Chloe - my friend Hala's niece's - first birthday party in Regent's Park

TV programme you were obsessed with?
Eastenders, The Apprentice Final, Lewis Returns, Gossip Girl, I'm Running Sainsbury's

What are you most looking forward to next week?
Final sketch review for Fall 10, Hudson's "special visitor's day" at his Mulberry school, dinner at Nobu

Blackberry or iPhone and how addicted are you?
Blackberry......I am hopelessly addicted !!


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