Yesterday afternoon the ELLE team got to drink champagne with a clutch of its favourite style setters and one of its favourite designers - not a bad way to spend a Tuesday afternoon. We were at the Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor restaurant where Caroline Sieber and Julia Restoin Roitfeld were hosting a tea party for Emilio de la Morena.
Emilio has fast become the go-to for members of the fashion crowd looking for the perfect party dress, so it's no surprise that the room was filled with pretty, stylish ladies - we spotted (deep breath) Alexa Chung, Valentine Fillol Cordier, Yasmin Sewell, Charlotte Olympia, Josephine de la Baume, Ben Grimes, Cat Deeley and Jameela Jamil. Even Carine Roitfeld was there.
Oh yes, her mum. Did we mention that Carine was there? We couldn't resist asking Julia how much clothes-swapping goes on between the pair. 'I take stuff from her wardrobe and she takes stuff from mine, she More