One of the main reason everyone was at this event was to meet the fabulous Erika Fox. Erika Fox [Retro Flame] is an Irish Fashion, Lifestyle & Travel Blogger currently living & working in New York City. Her blog, Retro Flame, is a compact diary of her outfits, travel, work and inspirations and is now nearly 4 years old. Through blogging, she has worked with brands such as Asos, Reiss, Warehouse, 7FAM, H&M, French Connection, Bare Minerals, The Reformation, River Island, Rebecca Minkoff, Bumble & Bumble and has been featured in a wide range of national and international publications including Teen Vogue, Seventeen, Stellar, Image and The Sunday Times STYLE Magazine.
As well as blogging, she also works full-time as social media manager with well-known US brand, Vince Camuto. Throughout her college years, where she studied International Marketing, she spent her Summers in NYC interning, networking and building up her portfolio. Over the course of two Summers, she worked in Fashion PR & Sales, with Whitney Port during New York Fashion Week, in the marketing department of www.refinery29.com and most recently with style icon, Olivia Palermo.
Erika chatted to us about her blogging journey and answered lots of questions over afternoon tea served by the luxury tea brand Solaris Tea. Erika is such an inspiring young woman and it was a pleasure spending an afternoon in her company.