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May 04, 2016

Last season's Perfect Seven were all based in the iconic city of London, but this time, we've taken it international.
Seven stylish and inspirational women from across the globe celebrate the beauty of urban Spring time with their style picks from the Seven Boot Lane collection. They have each been challenged to style a pair of our shoes and photograph themselves in the neighbourhood they call home - from the East coast of Australia to the West coast of America.

N I K K I    P H I L L I P S

Model, TV personality and Blogger - Sydney, Australia

Nikki was born in New Zealand and now calls Ensmore, Australia home. She is a model who launched her blog ‘By Nikki Phillips’ in 2011 to document her ever evolving style, alongside behind the scenes of life as a model and TV personality. Nikki has been a guest judge on New Zealand’s Next Top Model, is frequently invited to exclusive Fashion Week events and has recently worked with Henry Holland and Debenhams. Aside from fashion, Nikki’s passion lies in horse riding and has hosted the Paspaley Polo In the City.

 

Nikki’s personal style is fun, well accessorised, on trend and always feminine.
'The thing I love most about my boots is their versatility. They literally go with everything! Either teamed with my go-to skinny jeans and boyfriend tee, or thrown on with a floral maxi dress. They really are the perfect boot to keep me comfortable but still having that fashionable edge, as I run between meetings and shoots.'

L A N    N G U Y U N  - G R E A L I S

Make Up Artist - London, UK / Vietnam

Lan Nguyen-Grealis jets between Vietnam and London as a well-established name in the fashion and beauty industry. Lan is an extremely talented Makeup Artist, Creative Director, Mother and Author of 'Art and Makeup'. She has contributed to big-name editorials such as Russian Vogue and Vanity Fair as well as being the Beauty Editor of Phoenix magazine, promoting the best new talent in the industry. On a weekly basis, Lan works with the likes of Paloma Faith and Pixie Lott on photo-shoots and television shows. Alongside her hands on make-up artistry, Lan is also a regular speaker and teacher, in June, Lan will be hosting the Art and Make-Up seminar in London, where, alongside a select group of industry experts she will talk and demonstrate the art of make-up.

'The Flame trainer was my first perfect choice – I love the sporty aesthetic with the edge of a leather finish. I’m a makeup artist so as I’m on my feet a lot so these are perfect, plus they’re ideal for running after my daughter!'

A L I C E    K E S W I C K

Fashion Designer - Hong Kong, China

Alice Keswick is a Fashion designer and founder of clothing brand, Wondaland London. Alice graduated from Central St. Martin’s with a degree in Fashion Design. She then went on to become head designer at Evisu Jeans in Hong Kong for 2 years, before moving to Paris to work at Pop magazine. Alice then returned to Hong Kong to focus on her own label. Wondaland London’s collections are full of beautifully cut dresses, separates, and tailored pieces, which can be easily transformed from day to night. Each season she collaborates with a respected artists to create unique prints for the collection.

Alice’s style is feminine, sexy and effortlessly cool.

'I love the silver and gold combination of these shoes, which totally appeals to my inner magpie! They literally go with everything from festival looks and cocktail outfits, and I end up wearing them a lot to meetings too as they are smart yet fun.'

M A I K E N    W I N T H E R

Fashion Stylist - Copenhagen, Denmark

Maiken Winther has been working in the fashion industry for over 10 years. Maiken worked as the Fashion Director at Denmark’s best-selling fashion magazine, ‘Costume’, and is now a freelance stylist working for both Danish and International brands & magazines. Alongside her work, Maiken writes her own blog, ‘Nouvelle’, a beautifully curated collection of posts revolving around style, new products and interior styling.

Maiken’s look is stylishly paired back; she doesn’t do excessive layering or accessories, preferring instead to let the pieces she wears speak for themselves.

'I’m devoted to flats and when choosing what to put on my feet it’s all about ease and comfort is key. The Fennel sandals go great with everything from a feminine frock to a pair of boyish trousers and they will for sure be holiday heroes. I’ll wear them with wool socks until the Copenhagen weather gets warm enough for bare feet.'

C H R I S T I N A    H A U C K

Fashion Blogger - London, UK / Bamburg, Germany

Christina Hauck splits her time between Germany and London where she runs the online digital platform ‘Chrissabella’. Chrissabella is a carefully curated, visually beautiful image diary of her life, including her travels, everyday style, fashion and accessories edits, photography and interiors. Christina has a cult following behind her classic and polished style, which she mixes up with playful prints and pops of colour. She has recently collaborated with Swiss heritage watch brand Bucherer, which was shot in Paris. Christina is a regular at Fashion Week and epitomises the Seven Boot Lane brand with her mantra of ‘Less is More’ when it comes to her personal wardrobe of timeless tran-seasonal staples.

'I adore the classic style of these espadrilles, they will last me for seasons to come and the pastel pink is my new neutral go-to colour for Spring! This style will definitely be my weekend wardrobe staple.  I absolutely love how well they tie in with denim and they will be perfect for my Summer European travels.'

R O B Y N    K OT Z E

InStyle UK's Fashion Editor - London, UK

All round cool spirit Robyn Kotze is a flat shoe-loving, denim-styling goddess with a passion for travel and interiors. Born in South Africa and based in London, Robyn is an editor, stylist and brand consultant, currently working as InStyle UK's Fashion Editor. Robyn has worked with the likes of Matthew Williamson, Net-a-Porter and recently collaborated with Tabitha Webb to create a new dress design.

Robyn's style combines the effortless cool of her style icons Jane Birkin and Lauren Hutton with subtle nods to seasonal trends, always keeping it 'masculine but sexy and effortlessly smart'. 

‘The Fennel sandals are the ideal addition to my Spring/Summer wardrobe. They perfectly complement my love for denim and the block heel detailing adds instant style to my laid-back wardrobe. In classic black they are the perfect pairing for wide leg cropped trousers or a shirt dress for those Summer London days’

I Z Z Y    L A W R E N C E 

British Entrepreneur - California, USA 
Izzy Lawrence is a British entrepreneur, born in the beautiful city of Bath, where we have our flagship store.Izzy is a DJ, Host, Founder of A-GAME HQ and Apocolypstick, a series of secret gigs. She is is an incredibly inspirational woman, graduating from Oxford University with a degree in Biological Sciences, specialising in Neuroscience & Behaviour and now working at the nexus of virtual reality and social impact. When Izzy isn’t speaking at technological conferences, she is DJing for high profile events such as Voices4Climate, London Fashion Week and the 2012 London Olympics.

‘I love my Falcon espadrilles - they were the perfect footwear choice for Coachella and fit in to my LA lifestyle perfectly. From walking and cycling along the Venice Beach promenade to meetings and dinner - they are so versatile!’

 

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