11 October, 2012

India Hicks - A Model Life

India Hicks

When India Hicks left the rat race for the Caribbean, people scratched their heads. But the model turned interior designer soon created a new path for herself. The daughter of British designer David Hicks and god daughter of the Prince of Wales. She has written two books, including 'Island Life' and 'Island Beauty' in collaboration with Crabtree and Evelyn. She and her husband have also built and restored 4 houses and a hotel along the way.

India was born in London, England, in 1967, her mother Pamela Hicks, is daughter to the Earl and Countess Mountbatten of Burma. She has a degree in photography but started her working life as a model with her first modelling assignment for Ralph Lauren. A career on the other side of the camera was born. She now lives on a small island in the Bahamas, with David Flint and her five gorgeous children.

Melissah xox

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Miss Laia said...

That place looks fantastic, she must be a versatile woman, model, photographer and designer.

Sam @ My Carolina Kitchen said...

I love the photos of her home in Eleuthera. We had a home in the northern Bahamas for years. It's an interesting style of indoor/outdoor living that we happened to love.

I've previously pinned several, but you have some I've not seen. She and David are an inspiration to all of us who love the island style of decorating. They both have excellent taste.

Kristin Peake Interiors said...

Wow what true oasis, every photo is a postcard. Awesome post :) Stop by when you can and have a great Thursday...



Carla Tomas said...

Its my dream come true! Sometimes I think about selling everything and move to the Caribbean! Why not??? Paradise!
xo Carla


Limestone veneer said...

The porch looks so peaceful and idealistic. Looks like a dream life for anyone. Such a paradise!
~ Herman Swan

Mama of 2 boys said...

WOW! What an amazing woman. And what a beautiful life. Good on her for following her dreams and making it all work beautifully for her. Gorgeous images xo

Outdoor Furniture said...

Two thumbs up to this house.

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