5 Minutes With… Iconic Designer Solange Azagury-Partridge
Having launched her Westbourne Grove boutique over twenty years ago, Solange Azagury-Partridge is instantly known for her beautiful jewellery designs that are innovative and inspiring in their design. Here, we spend five minutes with her ahead of our Power Breakfast on 28th September. We’ll be serving a deliciously healthy Grace breakfast alongside an informative Q&A session. For more information or to reserve a space, click here.
– Five Questions Answered –
1. What three words describe the Solange woman?
Cool, fearless, creative
2. You’re renowned for your incredible designs, where do you take inspiration from?
Nature, history, science, literature, art
3. Tell us about your proudest professional moment…
Having my jewellery on permanent display at the V&A, London and The Musee des Arts Decoratives in Paris.
4. What advice would you give women wanting to turn their passion into a business?
Be patient and start small
5. Describe your perfect Sunday…
Wake up late and have breakfast in bed with the Sunday papers. Long walk through the park to lunch with friends, walk home, watch a film and read books.
– Quick Fire! –
Hit snooze or up-and-at-’em?
Your star sign is Leo, do you think you embody Leo’s qualities?
I think I probably do; I’m definitely a cat
What’s in your handbag right now?
I like a small handbag so there’s not much room in there… Vintage Gucci wallet, keys, iPhone, pencil and pen, Sisley mascara, mini hairbrush, chapstick and a little Indian cloth bag that becomes very useful if I have any shopping to do.
And finally, your favourite place on earth?