Weekly Wish List | Instagramable Style Steals

It’s not often that a new high street label launches, so I’m incredibly excited to introduce you all to KITRI. The British online retailer is carving out a niche for itself by specialising in premium pieces at not-so-premium prices (think £65 for a shirt and £145 for an evening dress). KITRI taps into that cool, fuss-free style that’s dominating Instagram right now… read more >

How to Cope When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

Confession time: lately I’ve been feeling overwhelmed. Completely and utterly frazzled, if you will. I pride myself on my organisation and time management skills, but the last few weeks have been rammed with deadlines, last-minute logistical dilemmas and a few dramas in my personal life. And, on top of that, there was the Let’s Discuss Podcast launch. Plus I’ve also been trying to get on the property ladder. So my brain is like, “Ahhh! Too much, make it stop!” read more >

The Weekend Reading List

All I can say today is, “Hooray for the weekend!” This week has been long and so tiring. But, at the same time, it’s also been totally unforgettable! Monica and I launched the Let’s Discuss Podcast on Monday, and your kind messages have been such a joy to read. We even broke into the iTunes top charts on our launch day, which was absolutely crazy and unexpected. So thank you again for all of your support. We can’t wait to share episode #2 on Tuesday… read more >

My 9 to 5: Katia Beauchamp, Birchbox Co-Founder and CEO

“About six months before graduation my co-founder, Hayley Barna, and I came up with the idea for Birchbox. Initially our intent was, ‘We’re going to graduate from business school, so let’s write a business plan.’ That was the goal: write a plan. And when we saw this amazing opportunity waiting in beauty we just couldn’t settle. We couldn’t sleep. We were so excited because we saw that in 2010 less than 3% of beauty was purchased on the internet, and it was the only category that wasn’t changing its trajectory.” read more >