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OFFICE GOSSIP

THURSDAY 12TH OCTOBER 2017 @ 7PM
THE HOXTON, HOLBORN

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An evening of office gossip with Alex Stedman, Erica Davies & Freddie Harrel at The Hoxton, Holborn.

Hosted by Harriet Hall, Head of Digital Features at Stylist, our business-savvy speakers will share their secrets to a successful career based on their own experiences, including discussions on entrepreneurship, advice on setting up your own business and getting that work/life balance just right.

Gather around, you don’t want to miss this.

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Erica Davies working as a full time blogger

Erica Davies

Fashion Editor Turned Full-Time Blogger

TALKS...BALANCING A FREELANCE CAREER WITH FAMILY LIFE

Erica Davies was only 24 years old when she became Fashion Editor of The Sun newspaper. Seemingly destined for big things, she later joined the team at LOOK magazine as Senior Fashion & Beauty Editor while simultaneously launching her hugely popular fashion and lifestyle blog, The Edited.

Fast forward 6 years, Erica’s now a blogging and social media sensation, as well as a mother of two young children. But is it really possible to have it all? Erica discusses that all-important work/life balance.

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Alex Stedman in her home office

ALEX STEDMAN

FREELANCE FASHION STYLIST & CREATOR OF THE-FRUGALITY.COM

TALKS...MOVING FROM FULL-TIME TO FREELANCE

Alex Stedman is the brains behind hugely successful blog, The Frugality. Starting off as a side project while she worked as Style Editor at Red magazine, her blog quickly amassed a dedicated following. In 2014, Alex took the career leap, quitting her 9-5 job to build on her blog’s success.

Sounds like the dream job, but what’s it really like to wave goodbye to office life and face the big wide world on your own? Alex fills us in on the highs and lows of flying solo.

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Freddie Harrel in her new shop Big Hair No Care

FREDDIE HARREL

STYLE INFLUENCER, LIFE COACH & ENTREPRENEUR

TALKS...SETTING UP YOUR OWN BUSINESS

After two years in risk management, Freddie took a sharp career U-turn from finance to fashion, working at brands such as ASOS and Topshop, before launching her hugely successful style blog in 2013. But it doesn’t stop there. Freddie has recently launched Big Hair No Care, her brand of ethical afro hair extensions and wigs, in London, as well as starting a family.

Freddie shares her top tips on setting up your own business and explains how she keeps all those plates spinning without a hair out of place.

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