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Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Sophie Southmayd has styled A-list celebrities, top models, and influencers. Previously Head of Styling at Ralph Lauren and the first-ever Stylist in their history, she played a key role in how the department evolved, developed the styling app on their website and played a major part in company-sponsored events such as Brooklyn Beckham's book launch, Tatler's White Party and Wimbledon. Sophie now has her own styling business and has organically grown it's Instagram following to 15k in the first year and a half. She is also creating a new online styling platform due to launch in September. On the night, Sophie will be sharing all on using social media & personal brand to succeed in fashion.
This dinner is perfect for…
Business owners, CEOs and management level.
If you'd like to join but don't fall neatly within the above categories, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss whether this is the right dinner for you. Also feel free to check out our other dinners as another might match you perfectly!
The dinner conversation will be…
With over a decade of experience in the fashion industry, Sophie is perfectly placed to share all on:
✓ The importance of building your own personal brand & using social media to accelerate growth in the sector.
✓ What is imposter syndrome and how to avoid holding yourself back.
✓ Tips and advice taken from her broad experiences at Ralph Lauren, both online and offline.
✓ Lessons learnt from a decade-long career of styling award-winning actors, influencers to top models!
Who is Sophie Southmayd?
In her decade-long career, Sophie has worked with A-list celebrities, top models, and influencers. She has also fostered partnerships between herself and her clients with the Gordon Ramsay Group, Adidas and more. She formerly worked for Ralph Lauren as Head of Styling. As their first-ever Stylist, she played a key role in how the department evolved, developed the styling app on their website and played a major part in company-sponsored events such as Brooklyn Beckham's book launch, Tatler's White Party, and Wimbledon. Sophie now has her own styling business and has organically grown its Instagram followers to 15k in her first year. Sophie is also involved in the launch and creation of an exciting new online styling platform due to launch in September 2018.
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine or 2 soft drinks plus highly curated and relevant crowd. This is a dinner, not a dropin event, so we ask that guests turn up on time and don’t leave until after the Q&A.
P.S. TableCrowd are offering complimentary cab rides home (£15) thanks to their partner, Gett, on first download of the app. Download the app in advance.
Stylist, Sophie Southmayd is based in London, where she formerly worked for Ralph Lauren as Head of Styling. As the first-ever Stylist in Ralph Lauren’s history, she played a key role in how the department evolved. She was also a founding member of the team which developed the styling app on Ralph Lauren's website, and played a major part in company-sponsored events such as Brooklyn Beckham's book launch, Tatler's White Party, and Wimbledon.
In her decade-long career, Sophie worked with A-list celebrities, top models, and influencers. She has also fostered partnerships between herself and her clients with the Gordon Ramsay Group, Adidas, Ralph Lauren, Relais & Chateaux, La Mer Skincare, Le Labo Fragrances, and more.
Drawing on this experience, she has now started her own styling business, offering styling sessions, wardrobe cleanses, e-styling and styling parties to her client list. Furthermore, she runs an active Instagram account, which has grown organically over the past year and a half to 15k followers, to communicate her aesthetic and service offerings.
Having had her start in the luxury haircare industry while living in Paris, Sophie tries to bring Beauty to all of her appointments, as she believes fashion couldn’t exist without the beauty industry.
Sophie is currently involved in the launch and creation of an exciting new online styling platform, as the Director of Styling and Creative Concepts. This platform is set to launch in September 2018.
One of the TableCrowd hosting team will be on hand to make sure you are welcomed through the door and introduced to the most relevant people to you.
The Ambassador for our Fashion Community is Viviane Paraschiv, Augmented Retail Manager at Farfetch.
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