Little Purple Book 2015 - Meet our exhibitors

Published on: 12 Oct 2015
LPB Blog 2

SecsintheCity's annual networking event for PAs and EAs returns to The Montcalm Hotel, Marble Arch on Tuesday 20 October 2015 from 18:30 – 21:00.

Little Purple Book offers PAs and EAs from all sectors a fabulous opportunity for peer-to-peer networking, career development sessions and access to exclusive exhibitors over wine and canapés.  

Meet our 2015 exhibitors:

Astley [square] Astley Clarke is a British fine jewellery brand founded by Bec Astley Clarke MBE to celebrate design and colour in fashion fine jewellery. From the brand's signature gemstone friendship bracelets to their intricate diamond pavé jewellery set in 14ct gold, every piece of Astley Clarke jewellery is designed in the brand's London Studio, tucked away in an unsuspecting mews in West London. Their approach to relaxed luxury inspires the modern, intelligent woman to wear fashion fine jewellery every day.
Benefit [square] Benefit Cosmetics is your one-stop shop for fuss-free beauty! From product wows to world famous brows, they offer instant beauty solutions that will leave you feeling flawless and fabulous! But over and above everything, it's all about the fun! Because as the Benefit founders have always said – Laughter is the best cosmetic!
blowLtd [square] blow LTD is London's leading Fast Beauty provider. Making you look fabulous, fast, wherever, whenever you choose, from 7am til late. As featured in Vogue, Sunday Times Style and Grazia. Thier Fast Beauty On Demand service delivers Blow Dries, Make-Up and Nails in 45 mins (or less) to your home, hotel or event in London zones 1&2. Thier team of vetted and tested stylists have served 20,000+ happy customers!
borough [square] Borough is an area of London synonymous with incredible food & culture - from the world famous Borough Market, to the hustle and bustle of the South Bank featuring sizzling street foods and specialist producers. BoroughBox's incredible foodie marketplace brings together many of the best traders and artisan producers from all corners of the UK into one single destination.
brown + hudson [square] In the words of the editor of Conde Nast Traveller, Melinda Stevens: "If you are looking for a seriously bespoke trip, with an astonishing amount of personal attention, added adventures and exceptional contacts thrown in, then Brown + Hudson is unsurpassable". Based in the heart of west London, Brown + Hudson is a team of travel experts creating exquisitely crafted, richer travel experiences. Somewhere between therapists and investigative journalists, Brown + Hudson's trip planners work with PAs, EAs and their clients directly to understand specific tastes and aspirations. The result is a flawless, more considered and most importantly memorable experience.
champagne [square] Champagne Warehouse Ltd is an importer of specialist champagnes and sparkling wines from small producers across France, Spain and Italy. The company was established 15 years ago. Last year they supplied over one million bottles to corporate clients, trade customers and the general public,. They have received much praise for our service and attention to detail. Thier champagnes are from niche producers and offer something that is distinctive and memorable. The Aspirational Collection is an exciting new range of high end, champagne gifts specially tailored for our corporate clients.
Charbonnel [square] Established in 1875, Charbonnel et Walker is one of Britain's first and finest chocolatiers. They are proud and privileged to hold the Royal Warrant as chocolate manufacturers to Her Majesty the Queen, a highly regarded mark of honour bestowed on individuals or companies who have supplied goods or services to the British Royal Family for at least 5 years. Charbonnel et Walker chocolates and truffles are hand-made to traditional recipes, using only the finest ingredients. Thier luxurious handmade boxes and satin ribbons make the perfect gift, an unrivalled expression of your care and respect.
eg chauffeurs [square] Providing outstanding customer service for over 10 years, EG Chauffeurs offer a luxury, secure and discreet chauffeur service in London and UK wide. They provide a high level of personalised customer service for individuals, executives in large corporations and VIP's. EG Chauffeurs clients demand perfection and they believe nothing less is acceptable. Their reputation for flawless efficiency comes from the ability to always stay one step ahead. Their objective is to keep the image of the words "Executive Chauffeur" where it should be and setting an example of London's Finest Chauffeurs to their business and leisure clients at all times.
Ganache  [square] Ganache Macaron is an artisan macaron bakery based in London.  They only make macarons, allowing them to create a product which is exceptional in quality, texture, taste and appearance.  Some of thier specialities include branded macarons, macaron towers, macaron lollipops and gift boxes; each being made to thier clients' specifications.  All of thier handmade macarons are naturally gluten free and suitable for vegetarians, with dairy free options available for special orders.  Orders of any size are welcome, and they offer free collection from thier London bakery as well as delivery throughout London and mainland UK.
Grace and Thorn  [square] Nik Southern founded Grace & Thorn in 2011, beginning her journey from a studio on the Kingsland Road, Dalston. Born from Nik's desire to create florals that defied all traditions and rules, Grace & Thorn's naturalist and asymmetrical style has gathered a cult following amongst Londoners and brandsalike. Grace & Thorn's approach reflects the constant movement and evolution of design, bringing together the contemporary and the classic with unique combinations of texture and colour. Grace & Thorn cater for all occasions – bouquet and plant orders, events, workshops, weddings as well as home, and office styling.
GymBox [square] GymBox - Whether you are an ageing rocker, aspiring pop idol, supermodel, secretary or the big cheese. Shot putting German, football loving Brit, svelte and sinewy or a brick out house, male or female, in fact any Tom, Dick or Sally - get your clobber off and your kit on. No hang-ups, cliques, pressure or hassle. For that last round of drinks, for that bikini or 6 pack, for relief from the boss or your staff, partner and kids. For the mirror, for your happy hormones, for a laugh, for best results .... for yet another full English or teatime cake, for the jeans that have never fit and for the inevitable next round.  A bit of this or a bit of that... sit ups, press ups, squats, weights, runners, rowers, steppers and climbers, classes, boxing and more. Anything goes.
headshot  [square] Brighten up your social media profiles with a free professional headshot courtesy of The Headshot Guy®... We all want to be noticed and seen at our best to attract new clients and opportunities. And as more people find you on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook it pays to have a profile photo which helps you stand out for the right reasons. An up-to-date headshot that reflects confidence and approachability will help people feel more connected with you. It shows you're serious about your career, and works wonders for your own confidence... Just pop along to see The Headshot Guy at Little Purple Book and they'll take it from there...
High Fashion Society [square] High Fashion Society is a premier online destination in the UK and Europe for buying and selling authentic pre-loved luxury goods. They specialize in the resale of designer bags, shoes, accessories and luxury watches. Brands range from Chanel, Christian Louboutin to Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Rolex and many more. If you're looking for authentic, affordable luxury then you will be sure to find something to suit you at up to 80% off RRP. We do all the hard work for you so you don't have to.
Lolas [square] Since 2006 Lola's Cupcakes' dedicated team of bakers and decorators have been hard at work, sourcing the finest ingredients and developing some of London's most delicious and much loved cupcakes and cakes! Thier motto is simple – to handcraft the best cupcakes you have ever tasted and they hold themselves to this standard every single day. With stores across London and the surrounding areas and a website full of exclusive ranges, whether you're looking to collect a box of your favourites in London, Oxford or Kent, or would rather send a gorgeous gift to a loved one, client or colleague within the M25; handcrafted heaven is just around the corner!
miss p  [square] Miss Patisserie is a bath and body company based in South Wales. All products are manufactured with high quality, active ingredients that benefit the skin. Product ranges include body scrubs, soaps, candles, perfume, face masks, body oils and more. They also offer fantastic gifts that have a 'Patisserie' theme including shea and cocoa butter 'Patisserie Bath Melts'. Miss Patisserie is in its sixth year and is stocked in Harrods, Fenwicks, Not on the High Street and This year is very exciting for the company as it will be opening its first flagship store in their hometown of Cardiff.
Paxton & Whitfield [square] Britain's leading cheesemonger for over 200 years, Paxton & Whitfield pride themselves on sourcing and maturing exceptional cheeses. Paxton & Whitfield have four branches, two in London, where thier team of experts can guide customers through over 150 types of cheeses. They regularly hold cheese masterclasses and can bring thier services to any venue or party. In addition to our fabulous range of cheese, they also offer associated fine foods, wine, hampers and gifts, all of which can be delivered to your door.
Radiance [square] Radiance was founded in 2009 by two best friends, Christina Agnew and Clare Neill, who both believe passionately in the huge benefits of juice cleansing. Clare and Christina wanted to pioneer the UK's first high quality, nutritional and organic juice cleanse programme, and they wanted to make it available across the mainland UK. And so Radiance® was born.
Secret Spa [square] Secret Spa is a luxury mobile beauty service for London and the surrounding areas. It gives you beauty services at your fingertips. You can tell Secret Spa when and where you want your appointment and Secret Spa will source a professional from their trusted network to come to your at their office, home or hotel. Secret Spa is your private beauty salon, from manicures to facials it it the secret so looking sensational at work or at play. Only the best therapists - The Secret Spa professionals are carefully selected to provide a five star service using the finest products.

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