Style Insider

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style insider | sue mee maudsley aka the design stylist

This months Style Insider feature is about the wonderful Sue Mee Maudsley. Sue Mee is a designer, fashion brand consultant and personal stylist shopper. We chat about Sue’s background in fashion and her wardrobe essentials. Sue Mee is wearing Lily and Lionel Wildflower Rina Silk Top Tell us a little bit about being a personal stylist I’ve been in the fashion industry for a very long time indeed, working as a fashion designer and consultant for many established brands and independents and I’ve always been asked to style their clients... Read More

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style insider / millie coates aka the style phoenix

We welcome back our Style Insider feature! This months feature is about the beautiful Tunbridge Wellian Millie Coates who recently started her own personal styling business. We chatted about her work life and her SS19 must-haves. Millie is wearing the Fabienne Chapot Mia Dress in Peach and Orange Tell us a little bit about being a lawyer and personal stylist It’s pretty non-stop and the two worlds couldn’t be more diverse! I work 4 days a week as a geeky finance lawyer in the City, and squeeze in my styling... Read More

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style insider / paula fry

This month’s style insider installment is all about one of our favourite fashionistas, Paula Fry. We love her Instagram so we were very excited to have her come into store and play with our current pieces! Paula is wearing the Rixo Mary-Kate Palm Print Blouse, the relaxed Marie Sixtine Bastian Pants and the very funky ASH Jess Slogan Trainers. You used to run a successful pre-loved clothing shop in Tunbridge Wells. Tell us a bit more about it and how things have changed since you shut up shop? Love Is Boutique was... Read More

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style insider / hannah gee

For this installment of our ‘Style Insider’ feature, we got chatting to local independent business owner Hannah Gee, whose treasure trove of a boutique, Love Inc. is always enticing us through the doors. We chat about the work/life balance and wardrobe must-haves for the new season! You run a gorgeous shop on the Tunbridge Wells High Street, Love Inc. What was the inspiration behind setting it up? I am a lover of beautiful artefacts for the home. I wanted to share my passion for interiors and quirky bits and pieces... Read More

store stylists sale picks / ss16

In the boutique we have plenty of bargains floating around, so we’ve put together our favourite outfits for you. This outfit features the lovely American Vintage Likastreet Dress (now only £37.50) we adore stripes and this piece is perfect for summer with some cute flats like we’ve styled here or in the autumn with some tights and ankle boots. Next, are these pointed flats from Kennel & Schmenger (now only £101.40) which are very flattering as the point makes your legs look longer and slimmer. These are great to wear... Read More

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style insider / victoria genevieve

This month we’re chatting to personal stylist and wardrobe consultant Victoria Genevieve. We chat balancing work and motherhood, wardrobe essentials and trends she’ll be avoiding this season! You have a successful personal styling business, what was the inspiration behind setting it up? I set up Victoria Genevieve Styling in 2004 when my son was a year old. I was tired of ‘Older Frumpy’ ladies working as Personal Stylists offering young mums like myself a choice of practical yet unfashionable outfits based on ‘Colour and Shape’ analysis. I have always worked... Read More

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style insider / mollie manning

In this months Style Insider we talk to bod & ted’s very own Mollie Manning, style advisor in the store. We chat about her minimalistic approach to dressing and her American Vintage Jacksonville t-shirt addiction! You have a blog, tell us a bit about it? My blog is a bit of a mixture, I talk about beauty, life, travel with a smidge of style in there sometimes too. It’s something I begun almost two years ago and it’s one of the best things I’ve ever done. I love photography and... Read More


style insider / naomi drewett

In our first Style Insider feature of 2016 we chat to Naomi Drewett, PA and lover of all things Tunbridge Wells.  Read on to find out about her fashion do’s and don’ts, and who her ultimate style icon is! Guaranteed to put you in a good mood, she’s a regular at bod & ted and we love her classic, feminine style…you can find her on social media…@pantileslady Describe your style in 3 words? My style in 3 words – Chosen With Love – I like to shop for things I truly... Read More

style insider – katherine sims

This week we spoke to the lovely Kate Sims, founder of Gradient Creative and Consulting. This American in England is all about elegant separates and basics with a twist, and she may just have a slight grey jumper habit. Find out more about her take on US vs UK style, her wardrobe essentials and what her favourite pieces from the new collections at bod & ted are! Tell us a little bit about your business Gradient Creative and Consulting? Gradient is a boutique digital marketing agency focused on storytelling. My... Read More