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Carla Griscti

Lifestyle Editor

Investment piece you already own: My trusty Vivienne Westwood dress. I bought it to wear for my 30th birthday and it has had many an outing.

Investment piece you’re saving for: A Mulberry leather clutch (I said I would treat myself if I got this job) and a House of Hackney pineapple table lamp in gold. Love. Just love.

Best book you've read in the last year: Game of Thrones. I'm waiting patiently for the sixth book release but now the TV show has caught up its going to be difficult to avoid getting my fix!

Quickest healthy meal: Quinoa with rocket, tomatoes, beetroot and griddled halloumi. 

Fashion wishlist for SS/17: Suede clogsChloe Printed silk-georgette mini dressRunaways ruffle-trimmed blouseStella McCartney oval sunglassesIsla cotton-crepon jumpsuit... I could go on.

Where would your ideal date night take place: Hix for cocktails, Hawksmoor for oysters and chateaubriand then Shoreditch House rooftop for espresso Martinis.

Favourite designer/brand: Vivienne Westwood (obviously). 

Best TV series right now: Stranger Things. I've only just started watching it but I'm hooked. The perfect mix of dark, creepy and weird. Totally my bag. 

Favourite high street brand: & Other Stories. I literally can't walk past there without buying something. I think it's an illness. 

Heels or flats: Heels – without them I'm the size of a child. 

Everyday look: Ripped jeans, oversized tee, ankle boots and a leather jacket. 

Favourite holiday destination: Island hopping in Thailand. Stopping off for a few pina coladas along the way. 
 
Exercise of choice: You can't beat a good yoga session. But equally, I love a good run. It has to be outdoors though. Jogging at the gym is a bore. 

Beauty product you can’t live without: Bobbi Brown long-wear gel eyeliner

How do you have your coffee: Skinny Capp in the morning, double espresso after dins. 

Comfort food: My homemade lasagne with crusty ciabatta dripping with garlic butter. Mmm. 

What makes a good night out: Food, great music, my girls and copious amounts of gin. 

Favourite restaurant: Too many: Tonkotsu and Bone Daddies for ramen. Polpo for tapas. Hawksmoor for steak. Yauatcha for cocktails and dim sum. Patty and Bun for burgers. Lardo for pizza. Black Roe for poke – have only just discovered, but it serves up the most incredible Hawaiian-Peruvian-inspired dishes that are bursting with flavour.

Ultimate comfort food: Lobster, macaroni cheese and pulled pork sliders. 

Guilty pleasure: Michael Bolton.

Style icons: Stevie Nicks will forever be the most stylish woman in the world (in my eyes).
 
Favourite interiors look: I love Abigail Ahern's sassy, eclectic style. I love mixing quirky vintage finds with cool, contemporary pieces. She doesn't make them anymore but I have one of her ceramic poodle lamps that I absolutely adore! My flatmate is not so keen…
 
Blogger to follow: Ms Marmite Lover. Her blog is witty, intelligent and full of incredible recipes you'll want to scoff. Immediately. 
 
 

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