Q&A: Rosie Fortescue

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BAFTA award winning reality TV personality, fashion blogger, style writer and jewellery designer Rosie Fortescue answers the benchpeg Q&A.


What’s your name, and what do you for a living?

RF: Rosie Fortescue, jewellery designer and fashion blogger.

How did you come to work in the jewellery industry?

RF: I have been obsessed with jewellery for as long as I can remember so it seemed the natural progression of fulfilling my dream.

How would you describe your work to someone who doesn’t know it?

RF: I design affordable luxury jewellery from women of all ages.

What is your creative process?

RF: I write down notes or take photos of architecture or colours that I see out and about day-to-day so I have a book full of inspiration which makes the design process much easier.

Where do you love to shop?

RF: I either shop online or Baar and Bass on the Kings Road is a great boutique with a huge variety of exclusive brands (including mine!)

What piece of jewellery do you most treasure?

RF: A vintage Rolex that I bought 2 years ago

What piece of jewellery do you most desire?

RF: I can't leave the house without a watch so for me it's my all time favourite.

If you could only be remembered for one piece of your work, what would it be?

RF: My jewellery

What would be your advice to someone starting out in the industry?

RF: Starting a brand needs 100% commitment through both the highs and lows so get ready for the roller coaster!




Rosie Fortescue will be showing at her first trade show at the next edition of Scoop between  12 - 14 February at London’s iconic Saatchi Gallery.


Put the Scoop dates in you diary here.


Rebecca van Rooijen


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