Insider guide to London: Heather Martin

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Heather Martin with her daughter Lily – picture by Jessy Boon Cowler

With her fiery hair and relaxed style, fashion buyer and model Heather Martin is one of the most effortlessly glamorous young mothers we’ve met in London, and her daughter Lily one of the cutest toddlers we know.

So when we were thinking about who to invite to share their secrets for our next insider guide to London, we realised north Londoner Heather could offer us a pretty unique perspective.
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Insider guide to London: Aquila Rose

Aquila by the Lea River, Tottenham Marshes, picture by Jessy Boon
Aquila by the Lea River, Tottenham Marshes, picture by Jessy Boon

You’d never guess that Aquila was a Yoga teacher at first glance – in Aztec-print leggings, cut off jeans, red lipstick, and cropped bleached blonde hair she looks like an east London artist. You might guess that she’s in a band though, and a very experimental audio-sensory band at that. Aquila began her career as a singer with radical choir group Gaggle, a rather impressive start. She now fronts her own music project, A History. But she’s also one of London’s more energetic Yoga teachers, swears by green juices and raw foods and emits positive vibes all over the place. If you want to know how the cool kids stay healthy in the big smoke or find yourself in east London in need of a big stretch, Aquila’s your woman.
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