Personal Stylewith Helen Houston August 7, 2016
There is a pleasure to be had, in spotting someone with a brilliance for mixing & matching different wardrobe pieces to create an alluring and undeniably chic, personal style.
It is no wonder that Shiver’s production executive, Helen Houston is the ultimate style muse for this month’s new feature on ‘personal style.’Sharing her effortless beauty and styling tricks, Helen showcases some of her most trusted, ‘go-to’ outfit-elevating pieces that accompany her throughout a busy work schedule and post office hour events.
With a Masters degree at Manchester University, Helen has worked her way up the ranks at ITV Studios from production secretary to production Executive. Now specialising in Popular Factual programming and documentary at Shiver, Helen looks after teams in Leeds, Manchester, and London. Her productions include The Leaders’ Debate, Paul O’Grady For the Love of Dogs and critically acclaimed 7Up series.
Must have beauty productMAC – MINERALIZE SKINFINISH
“A luxurious powder with 77-Mineral Complex that adds highlights to the face and body. It’s all about the Glow! I use this in the day when I want a fresh, luminous look. It’s also great on top of cheekbones for highlighting and defining.”
Skincare routine“I have very sensitive skin so I have to be very careful what I use. My aim is to always have smooth radiant skin, to create an even base for my foundation. I find cleansing with Cetaphil creates the right balance. My top tip is to always apply makeup with the right brushes. I think if offers the perfect, professional finish.”
What would you wear to work on a normal day?
Whistles Skirt, Zara Black Jumper, Zara Grey Boots, H&M Leather Jacket, Zara Earrings.
What would you wear to work, when you have important business meetings?
H&M Black & White top, Warehouse Culottes and Zara long waistcoat. Zara Maroon Heels, Zara Earrings.
What type of attire would you generally wear when you are going out straight after work? Something that you can wear in the office and can easily transition into an evening outfit.
H&M Grey long sleeve jumpsuit, Added leather jacket from H&M, Warehouse Leopard print clutch bag and Zara earrings.
What type of attire you would wear when you are going out – say for dinner with friends or with your partner at the weekend?
ASOS Pinafore Jumpsuit with Culotte Wide Leg, Shoes New Look, Red embroidered jacket Zara, earrings Zara, Zara large mustard clutch.
Lastly, what you wear in your downtime – at the weekend when you are just relaxing
Blow rise cargo trousers Zara, white and maureen shirt Zara, Black Birkenstocks, watch – larsson & Jennings, Bangle – Marc by Marc jacobs, Ring – designed by Helen.