60 seconds with ... Lucy Cowan

Our assistant designer Lucy spills the beans in her 60 second interview. Find out her style inspiration and her favourite autumn picks!

10477046_10152525869253459_5761286516676228686_n1.Brief history of how you got to where you are now:

I graduated from Manchester School of Art last year with a first class honours in BA Fashion, having created a six piece Womenswear collection. I was working as a bridal stylist and came across the ad for the job at Beaumont – just around the corner from where I live , when I got the job it was like a dream come true!

2.Favourite part of your job:

The shooting of new season look books – I tend to style the collection, organize the shoot and do the booking of the models etc – when it comes together a the end I get such a buzz!

3.Biggest hurdle or challenge you have faced or still face:

To gain a degree in fashion takes a lot more hard work and determination than people understand – keep plodding and never give up!

4.Your favourite piece in the new collection?Petra-Beaumont-Organic-Luxury-Wool-Cashmere-Mix-Oversized-Jumper-4-800x1000Petra- she is my ultimate fave and the PERFECT jumper for layering this season.

5.Your favourite restaurant?

Piccolino, West Didsbury, for trusty great Italian food!

6.What are you reading right now?

Brides magazine as I have recently got engaged! He he!

7.Most stylish celebrity – or who do you admire?10277461_10152630648013459_5610781099572790048_nRita Ora – she wear lots of Adidas – like me!

8.Key investment piece for the autumn?Betty-Beaumont-Organic-Luxury-Chunky-Knitted-Wool-Flecked-Beanie-Hat-1-800x1000Always a coat and a good beanie hat -  I love the Betty hat in bright orange.

9.Secret to success?

Always working on that – I think keeping calm is a good start!

10.Your Moto / saying for life:

Cool, Calm, Collected.

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