Experts and Influencers
This is a diva-free zone – all L+F experts are warm, friendly and engaging professional personalities which gives you the utmost confidence that your brand is in the safest of hands. Most are adept to any type of PR activity and willing to travel so give us a call to discuss your requirements.
Welcome to the page where we shout about the wonderful experts we represent. All are best in class, so if you are looking for a brand ambassador or quotes and commentary to support your press activity look no further.
London-based Jason Collier is hairstylist to a roster of celebrity clients, including Victoria Beckham, Eva Longoria, Laura Whitmore and Sienna Miller. Outside of the salon, he works with brands including Selective Professional, Panasonic and Shea Moisture in a training, educational or ambassadorial capacity, which takes him to every corner of the globe. An award-winning colourist and hairdresser, Jason was named Best Stylist in the Marie Claire Hair Awards 2018. Whether it is teaching, training, styling or demonstrating, Jason knows all there is to know about the glamorous world of hairstyling.
Jason is available for quotes, commentary, presenting and ambassadorial opportunities.
Former supermodel Charlotte Connoley is a leading facialist and skincare expert, based between Joss Beauty in London and The Old Rectory in Hastings. She treats a VIP clientele, including Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Jenna Coleman and Millie Mackintosh, and has worked extensively on high-profile campaigns with brands including Gucci, Tom Ford, Issa, Julien MacDonald, Roland Mouret and Henry Holland. An authority on skincare, Charlotte specialises in facials, massage, lymphatic drainage, nail care, tanning and skin finishing, as well as dermabrasion and light therapy. Charlotte has most recently been appointed Guest Ambassador for Burt’s Bees and Givenchy.
Charlotte is available for quotes, commentary, presenting and ambassadorial opportunities.
Dr Nestor Demosthenous, MBChB, BSc Hons Neuro, is an Associate Member of the British College of Aesthetic Medicine and a Member of the Association of Scottish Aesthetic Practitioners. Dr Nestor was recently named Cosmetic Doctor of the Year 2018 at the Scottish Medical Cosmetic Awards for his dedication to his patients and Aesthetic Medicine, while his practice, Dr Nestor’s Medical & Cosmetic Centre, also won the prestigious Most Innovative Clinic of the Year. Dr Nestor is also part of the esteemed team at the PHI Clinic, Harley Street, an international speaker and a renowned author in aesthetic medicine. Dr Nestor has a wealth of experience in cosmetic medicine, hair restoration and women’s health.
Dr Nestor is available for quotes, commentary, presenting and ambassadorial opportunities.
A highly-regarded make-up artist, Lee Pycroft’s celebrity client list includes Sienna Miller, Anne Hathaway, Elle Macpherson, Naomi Watts and Nicole Kidman and Jessica Biel. She has collaborated with numerous global cosmetic houses to present and deliver trends, information and seasonal looks, while TV work has included heading up the make-up team for Britain’s Next Top Model and presenting on QVC. Lee has a strong belief that beauty and make-up have a role to play in self-care and emotional wellbeing, and has trained as a Human Givens psychotherapist HG Dip (trainee) and is a graduate member of the Human Givens Institute. She is also a Strategic Intervention Coach. Lee has lectured on the subject of beauty and emotional wellbeing, and her tips and strategies regularly appear in mainstream media.
Lee is available for quotes, commentary, presenting and ambassadorial opportunities.
Formerly the Style Director of Heat magazine during the Beckhamese era, the random celebrity stats that Ellie doesn’t know could be written on a Kardashian’s thong. Now, as a freelance stylist and writer, she is thrilled that she has no obligation whatsoever to know the names of McBusted and that no one can out her for listening to The Archers. These days, work revolves around styling shoots and writing fashion, beauty, interiors and parenting features, working as a brand consultant for major household names and looking after her three young children. A regular contributor to Hello! - she was a key player in the launch of Hello Fashion - a contributing editor for Junior magazine and founder of parenting blog The Mumday Times, there is no one with a better insight into fashion, style, trends and what the kids are down with.
Ellie is available for quotes, commentary, presenting and ambassadorial opportunities.
Susie Cormack Bruce
With more than 25 years’ experience as a TV producer and presenter, fashion correspondent, and magazine editor, Susie Cormack Bruce is now turning her attention to blogging. Her hugely popular blog, Sincerely Yours Susie, provides an inspirational mix of fashion, style and skincare tips for women who are 40+ but have no intention of looking or feeling it.
Having interviewed a veritable who’s who over the years, everyone from Elizabeth Taylor to Sooty and Sweep, Susie has honed her skills in conversation with the likes of Jo Malone, Helena Christensen, Amanda Harlech, Kate Moss, Charlotte Tilbury, Mary Greenwell, Philip Treacy... Susie is fun, inspirational, intelligent and all-round style expert.
Susie is available for speaking, hosting, presenting and ambassadorial opportunities.
One of the UK’s best-loved celebrity chefs, Tony Singh, MBE, is as well known for his TV appearances as his delicious dinners. A fourth-generation Scottish Sikh, Tony’s food is a unique fusion of Scottish and Asian flavours. A classically trained chef, Tony has held prestigious roles at the Balmoral Hotel, Skibo Castle, Gravety Manor and on board The Royal Yacht Britannia. He has also launched several of his own award-winning restaurants and is a regular on cookery programmes, including The Saturday Kitchen, as well as guest spots on Pointless and Celebrity Eggheads. Tony is a member of significant industry peer-appointed associations, a Master Chef of Great Britain, the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts, the Craft Guild of Chefs and the Scottish Chefs Association. He was awarded an MBE in the 2017 Honours list, for services to the food and drink industry, and also for his charity work.
Tony is available for collaborative projects and PR opportunities.
Ms Pink aKA Tania James
A self-proclaimed ‘professional pattern clasher’, colourful interiors expert Ms Pink knows exactly what it takes to transform a space from the dull and drab to the truly fabulous (and beautifully Instagrammable). As one half of the East London design duo Quirk & Rescue she is responsible for a raft of dynamic designs of wallpaper, cushions, prints, fabrics and even bespoke hand-painted furniture - with her signature style taking inspiration from punk culture and typography to music and 19th century optical illusions, all blending to create a look as vibrant and vivid as the woman herself.
As an interior stylist Ms Pink knows exactly what a house needs to make it a home – from a strategic pop of colour in an unexpected place to sourcing the perfect vintage accessory to finish off the look. The Quirk & Rescue Home in Hackney is a stunning location and can be booked for fashion and interiors shoots alike.
Ms Pink is available for workshops, quotes, commentary and ambassadorial opportunities.
Carl Bembridge has rapidly risen to become a star in the world of celebrity hairdressing and premier wig-making. Carl's eye for detail and determination to succeed has seen him become the number-one stylist for celebrities including Megan McKenna, Michelle Keegan and the stars of Love Island, TOWIE, Geordie Shore and more. Carl has also trained in the art of wigmaking under the tutelage of the Kardashians' go-to wigmaker, Tokyo Stylez, to create incredibly lifelike and glamorous wigs and hairpieces for a range of celebrities. Carl's work has hit the headlines worldwide and he is in huge demand, with over 40,000 Instagram followers alone.
Over the course of his career so far, Carl has worked for many prestigious campaigns and events, as well as being on call for his VIP clients and glossy editorial work. He has also previously worked with a number of leading haircare brands and on shoots for a selection of well-known fashion and beauty labels.
Carl is available for quotes, commentary and ambassadorial opportunities.
Award-winning Scottish MUA Sara Hill is a positive force for change in the beauty industry. As a makeup artist for over 20 years, as well as the founder of The Makeup Academy and founder of her eponymous cruelty-free cosmetics company, Sara is passionate about helping everyone feel their most gorgeous, whatever that means to them.
From crazy colours to juicy 'real skin', from #freethefreckle to #glitterforgrownups, Sara believes that makeup is for everybody and there are no rules or restrictions on what makes somebody feel beautiful.
Over the course of her career, she's beautified the likes of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Grace Jones and Kanye West, and has worked backstage for labels such as Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood, whilst her work has been published in every glossy, from ID and Vogue to GQ, Grazia and ELLE.
Sara is available for quotes, commentary, TV/broadcast, presenting and ambassadorial opportunities.
Photographer Aleksandra is already renowned in Scotland and beyond for her incredible photography skills, working with some of the country’s top models and finest brands to create dramatic images and stunning portraits.
Aleksandra has had her work featured in publications including Italian Vogue, Metal Magazine, Hope St and Contributor, and is a regular contributor for Scottish glossy Hood magazine. She has also shot editorial photography for books, brand exhibitions and public casting calls.
Her portfolio includes some of Scotland’s top models such as Anna Freemantle, Florence Millar, Ruby Jean Wilson, Eilidh Alexander and Connor Newall.
Aleksandra is available for commissions and shoots for brands, campaigns and publications.