Mirror Mirror: Kelly Hoppen

14/08/2014 16:36 | Updated 22 May 2015

Interior designer and Dragons' Den star Kelly Hoppen started her own business at just 16. Since then she's added Victoria Beckham to her celebrity clientele, become stepmother to Sienna Miller and got seriously into boots and leggings. We chatted Audrey Hepburn, MeIissa Odabash and messy hair...

Mirror Mirror: Kelly Hoppen

When I look in the mirror I see... a lot of hair, messy hair! I never look groomed however hard I try but I also see a contented woman. Finally!

If I were stranded on a desert island with just one dress it would be... Well, it would have to be a MeIissa Odabash kaftan, as what else could you wear on the island and it would be extra comfy!

When I was at school I wanted to be... I always wanted to be who I am today from about the age of 10. But before that I real before that I wanted to be a Montessori school teacher.

My biggest style triumph was... I don't remember exactly, but I have always loved leggings and thigh boots. When that look came into fashion I was so excited because I could wear what I felt most comfortable in while still feeling stylish and cool!

If I could be any character from film or literature I'd be... Audrey Hepburn, in any of her films. She was classic, stylish and feminine. She was a great actress with an outstanding voice. What more could you want?

Kelly Hoppen Design Masterclass: How to Achieve the Home of Your Dreams, published by Jacqui Small £40, is out on November 21.


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