Saturday, April 2, 2011

Island Living

I met India Hicks at a book Signing at RL years ago.  I was completely captivated by her.  She was stunning, but yet she wasn't just another RL model.
Yes, India is a model turned interior designer, daughter of the late interior design icon David Hicks, granddaughter of Lord Mountbaten, the last Viceroy of India, bridesmaid to Princess Diana, goddaughter to Prince Charles. But it was more than that.  She is a mother.  Beautiful, strong, confident.  There are many similar women out there like her, but not many that have the strength to follow their heart, and live their dream.  Ralph Lauren said it perfectly in the Foreword of her book Island Life.
 "The style of her homes on the island is impressive and I was also captivated by the romance of the story that lay behind their creation. It strikes me that many people may dream of leaving high-profile lives in New York or London to go and live on a tropical island, but very few actually do it - or have the imagination and creativity to make it work."


India lives on a small island in the Bahamas with her husband and four children.....