GLORIA BUDD - PERSONAL STYLIST
Gloria Budd has carved a successful career in performance coaching, having specialized in the field of sport, predominantly motorsport, tennis and football. Gloria also owned a retail fashion business back in the 80’s, selling British designer labels. The company also had a small manufacturing studio, producing beautiful suede and leather clothes for a number of big brand designers, producing several pieces which were specially commissioned by the Princess of Wales.
Fashion and clothes have been a passion of Gloria’s for as long as she can remember. From the age of five, she knew exactly what she wanted to wear! Having coached and mentored teams in blue chip organizations, Gloria now blends her passion for people and fashion and her coaching skills to provide personal styling to dress women and men from the inside out. This approach enables the client to look good and very importantly to feel more confident than they have ever felt before regardless of their age or indeed their size. Gloria may be retained for a special occasion, wedding, a big birthday or an all-important interview or personal appearance. Clients have also asked for a fresh new look when managing a major change in their own lifestyle.
Budd adds “It is very important to me that all my clients feel special and I devote my time, energy and skills to ensure that my clients get the results they desire. What I offer is a very personal and unique approach to styling “
With clients currently in London and the Home Counties, Gloria is also happy to travel further afield and will accompany clients on shopping trips.
“Gloria spent more than 4 hours reviewing my entire wardrobe and we managed to clear away more than 4 bags of clothes, which either did not flatter me, had been worn to death, were and had always been too small with the sale tag still in place! I now have an incredibly well organised collection, all separated by colour and type, wool, silk and jersey tops, day and evening dresses, casual and business. It takes me half the time to decide what to wear and packing is so easy. I am delighted” Jayne Alexander
THE PERFECT 10 QUESTIONS
How do you start your day?
Confession time! My guilty pleasure each morning is to take a strong cup of tea and two digestive biscuits back to bed, watch the news, check my emails, have a cuddle with my beautiful puppy Billy – and I'm ready to start the day!
Favourite brunch spot in London?
Otto Lenghi in Notting Hill.
Dream holiday destination?
Favourite destination is Sicily for its rugged beauty, the people and the food!
Who is your role model?
My mum – she taught me so much and instilled some good honest values – I miss her every day
What’s your favourite Perfect 10 treatment?
Diamond Experience Energy Facial – amazing!
Dessert island product?
What is your favourite quote?
Imagination is more important than knowledge - 'Albert Einstein'
What is your life motto?
Character, intelligence, strength, style – that makes beauty
Perfume of Choice?
Escentric Molecules 001
What’s your night time beauty regime?
Make up removal with Emma Hardie Moringa Cleansing Balm, Revive Eye Cream and moisturise renewal face cream – and a soak in the bath.