I have long admired the style of India Hicks. This model, designer and entrepreneur is a mom to four (that's right) FOUR kids. She makes Island Chic look so friggin' effortless.
There are so many reasons to adore this style icon. Let's start at the beginning.....
India is the daughter of the famed British designer David Hicks and her mother, Pamela Hicks is the daughter to the Earl and Countess Mountbatten of Burma. She is the Goddaughter of Prince Charles and served as one of Princess Diana's flower girls. Born in London, India was named in honor of her Grandfather- Lord Mountbatten, the last Viceroy to India, who is responsible for giving India Independence in 1947. Hence, her name.
She's had a successful modeling career with the likes of W magazine and Ralph Lauren.
In 2006 she partnered up with Crabtree and Evelyn to launch her own collection of fragrances. She has since published many design books and even hosted Bravo's Top Design in 2008, which she sites as a "weird and wonderful experience."
India moved to the Bahamas and resides there with her partner, David Flint Wood and their four children, Felix, Amory, Conrad and Domino. They have renovated several Bahamian Bungalows.
I love these shots... BEFORE....
Some of these properties are rented out to the public. You can live a day in the life of India Hicks here.