Lily Fortescue, Brand Consultant
Posted on 20 December 2016
Lily lives in London with her two dogs. She was the founder of the iconic underwear label, Cheek Frills. Model Caroline Murphy collaborated on one of the collections and faces of their campaigns include Julie Henderson and Hannah Cooper. Lily is now a brand consultant for several fashion and lifestyle brands.
Watching my Chihuahua, called Biggy Smalls, have a head massage and fall asleep standing up in the car wearing camo print cashmere to George Michael on the radio!
Who or what inspires you
I'm always inspired by my mother for being amazing and also my amazing boyfriends work ethic and constant determination in everything he does!
Your words to live by
Never go to bed thinking “What if…”
What cause or causes do you feel passionate about
I am feeling passionate ahout the Girl UP campaign which is part of the UN Foundation - its an incredible women focused charity.
Best piece of advice you’ve ever been given
My grandmother once told me, whilst I was being a nightmare at school that “the system always wins” which made me laugh and is 100% true – so that – and to never be afraid to fail and that life begins outside of our comfort zone so to just go for it!
Your London in an hour
Gym-meetings-traffic-FOOD-and a steam at KX to end the day.
Your favourite London view
I love Albert Bridge lit up at night reflecting in the Thames.
Are you working on anything at present
I am working with lots of amazing brands from start ups to established and am also working on a secret project of my own.
Describe your style
Day time is comfort; biker boots and leather OR active wear [work dependant] and evening is jumpsuits and glam – love blazers and leather trousers or Galvan.
Whose style do you most admire, past or present
I am obsessed with models off duty style - Romee Strijd, Bella Hadid and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley – Past has to be Jackie Onassis for always being chic and nothing less.
Favourite piece from the ENLIST collection
The Silver evening draw string trousers – so comfortable.