PHOENIX MAGAZINE

Words Hannah Kane
Photographer JC Verona
Stylist Natalie Read
Hair Stylist Lewis Pallett at 18 Management 
Makeup Artist Christabel Draffin

Binky Felstead is, as you’d expect, incredibly posh. Yet of all the braying SW3 residents of E4’s Made in Chelsea, which at its height peaked around a million views per episode, Binky – real name Alexandra – always seemed like the slightly more ‘normal’ one.

Growing up the youngest of three, Binky’s family time was split between a London pad and Sussex country pile, the metronome of daily life set around the routine of keeping horses and chickens. Binky played tennis and was sporty, not really into fashion. She was a good-time girl who loved music and parties, just as her parents did. The door was always open. “It was the best childhood, I loved every second,” she tells me as we sit down post-shoot in the PHOENIX studios…

Read full story at https://www.phoenixmag.co.uk/article/mic-mummy-tribe-founder-binky-felstead/

 

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Photography, Portraiture