Buckhurst Hill's Kim Evans

PUBLISHED: 13:07 16 September 2010 | UPDATED: 17:50 20 February 2013

Buckhurst Hill's Kim Evans

Buckhurst Hill's Kim Evans

Buckhurst Hill's Kim Evans is the co-owner of WE1 on Queens Road. Here she shares her thoughts on styling Peter Andre and being mum to a three year old


Who are you and what do you do?
Im Kim Evans and I am co-owner of WE1 on Queens Road in Buckhurst Hill. I am also a mum to Amelia, 3, and I own www.bobiddyboo.com which is a specialist childrens website.


Where do you live and why?
I live in Buckhurst Hill its such a lovely area. Queens Road has everything you could need, from fashionable boutiques to great restaurants.


Are you a lady who lunches? If so, where do you go?
I dont really have time to lunch, but when I do, I normally go to the King William in Chigwell; its great when the sun is shining.


Which is your favourite local boutique?
It has to be WE1 on Queens Road. We have everything from clothes to the cult Molecule 01 perfume, gorgeous gifts and home accessories.


Which is your favourite local restaurant and why?
Lately we have been going to the Shamrat on Queens Road as they do a great curry and the service is second to none.


Where do you go for a girly night out?
I go to different places. Most recently its been the 5th Floor at Harvey Nichols for cocktails, but usually my business partner Anouska and I have lots of drunken business meetings at the
King William or the 3 Colts which is a stones throw from the shop.


Where is your favourite holiday destination?
For family trips I like Egypt we were there in March and it was a lovely break. I also love Marbella. I went there for my 30th and am off again for a girlie weekend next week.


What is the most valued possession in your handbag?
I could not live without my mobile. I would seriously be lost without it.


Do you have a favourite hair salon?
I do visit Hayley at Gloss on Queens Road when I need a colour revamp.


What is the best thing to happen to West Essex in the last five years?
Well I know its been said before, but it would have to be the arrival of our shop, WE1 on Queens Road. Since it launched a year ago, it has gone from strength to strength. We love sourcing new brands including being the only stockist of Sweet Dream Tees in the UK.


How often do you visit your beauty salon?
I make regular weekly visits to AZ on Queens Road their threading service is amazing.


Cosmetic surgery or grow old gracefully?
Cosmetic surgery all the way.


Queens Road has everything, from fab boutiques to great restaurants


What are your favourite shoes?
Heels for a night out and definitely Havaianas for work!


Are you a WEG with wheels? If so, what are you driving at the moment?
I do have wheels in the form of my Qashqai, a great family car.


Personal trainer or gym?
Id rather have a piece of cake.


What makes you smile?
My daughter, Amelia.


Do you have a claim to fame?
We are very proud to have designed a top for Peter Andre which was featured in his new series on ITV2.




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