Building a brand and building a business is right at the centre of daily life for Dr Reena founding RW Perio on Harley Street. She wanted to explore this further during this new season three to see how entrepreneurs and experts in their industry make it work and what their daily life really looks like.
As Head of Marketing for the exceptionally iconic and family-owned luxury British jeweller, Boodles, Honour Wainwright is also representing the sixth generation of the family in the business. As one of the newest members of the family to join, she is in fact the first female member in Boodles history.
With an impressive CV with a background gaining key experience with leading global brands including Harrods and Conde Nast Britain Dr Reena takes the conversation back to beginning with first asking, how it all began?
As a renowned journalist and former Vogue editor, Fiona Golfar is highly celebrated for her work across the media industry, often writing from a personal and lifestyle approach. Her impressive background has seen Fiona involved with leading tier 1 publications, responsible for the output of a vast edit of subjects to cover, agenda setting pieces often attached to the biggest names in the entertainment and luxury industry.
Now as a contributing editor for FT How to Spend It and House & Garden she joins Dr Reena for a remote conversation, taking us back to the beginning and how her career began through the most unexpected of ways.
With Vogue describing her as ‘Fashion’s Chicest Florist’, FLOWERBX Founder and CEO Whitney Bromberg-Hawkings is a renowned figure of authority and inspiration across the luxury industry. Having famously started her career working closely with Tom Ford, initially during his tenure at Gucci before becoming Senior Vice President of Communications for his own iconic company until she took the leap and launched FLOWERBX in 2015.
Everyone in fashion is known to communicate through flowers, and FLOWERBX has solved the search of luxury, single-variety blooms of the most premium quality, delivering a shopping experience that is simple, reliable, and high end, with clients including tier-1 brands. Dr Reena brings Whitney to Harley Street to discuss everything fully from the beginning and learn just how it all began.
In this episode of Life & Smile Dr Reena particularly wanted to focus on the idea of a ‘lifestyle approach’ and it has been so inspiring to hear the often-contrasting day to day routines of how leaders across multiple industries make it work on a day-to-day basis.
In this episode we turn to the luxury industry where there is one name that needs no introduction. As a renowned luxury expert with a Chinese and English background Peony Lim is an instantly recognisable figure and source of inspiration within the global fashion and lifestyle industry and now she joins Dr Reena at 75 Harley Street.
Listen in full where they discuss everything from how it all began, career advice and the changing landscape of the global luxury industry and beyond…
On this very special episode of Life & Smile Dr Reena is joined by a true household name whose voice on this podcast will no doubt be instantly recognisable having built her career across film, television, stage and radio.
As a highly renowned British actress and comedian our guest today first came to prominence in the BBC sketch show Goodness Gracious Me. She is known for portraying Zainab Masood in the BBC soap opera EastEnders, Aunty Noor in Citizen Khan, Mrs Hussein in the BBC comedy Still Open All Hours amongst many many more including of course joining Strictly Come Dancing in 2021 where she was paired with professional dance partner Neil Jones during her hugely celebrated career to date.
Listen now as Dr Reena welcomes Nina Wadia OBE to the Life & Smile Harley Street recording studio.
Amongst our guests on Life & Smile Dr Reena is always personally so inspired by the contrasting industries that she can explore and delve deeper into through these exclusive conversations in each episode. Often image, personal branding and self-confidence play major roles across each industry.
For Dr Reena as a dental expert, gum aesthetics are at the forefront of the specialist dental industry and therefore in this episode of Life & Smile the topic of aesthetics is brought into the spotlight.
In this exclusive episode Dr Reena is joined in discussion with one of the most recognisable names within the industry. As a renowned Cosmetic Doctor, Dr Wassim J Taktouk is the industry go-to, highly celebrated and passionate about maintaining incredibly natural results. We give you exclusive access behind the scenes of how he makes it work so effortlessly on a day-to-day basis.
In this episode Dr Reena is joined by a true household name that surely needs no introduction. As one of the UK’s best known pop vocal coaches, Dr Carrie Grant MBE is a BAFTA award-winning broadcaster, vocal coach, leadership coach and campaigner. With a TV and music career that has spanned over 35 years together with her husband (David Grant MBE) she is renowned for working with some of the most leading artists in the world including Gwyneth Paltrow, The Spice Girls, Take That, Will Young, and Charlotte Church.
Her TV and Radio work has included being a Reporter for The One Show and hosts with David the Saturday breakfast show on BBC Radio London. Many of you will also recognise her from being a judge and coach on the likes of Fame Academy, ITV’s Pop Idol, Gospel Choir of the Year, Teenstar and Open Mic just to name a few!
Listen in full to discover how Carrie makes it work so effortlessly on a daily basis.
As a renowned editor for British Vogue, Lauren Murdoch-Smith has the final word when it comes to everything lifestyle, beauty, and wellness. Having worked at the magazine and Vogue brand since 2014, she is currently holding the title of Acting European Beauty & Wellness Director.
Highly celebrated for her work across the industry, Lauren is often writing from a personal and lifestyle approach, her impressive career background seeing her involved and responsible for a vast edit of subjects to cover, often attached to the biggest names and brands in the industry.
Here Lauren joins Dr Reena on Harley Street, and they start the conversation by rewinding back to the beginning and how everything began. Join now.
Building and growing a business and brand as an entrepreneur ensures your role is constantly evolving on a daily basis. Through this podcast, Life & Smile, the conversation has advanced rapidly by bringing together some of the most successful leaders across many and often contrasting industries.
Today we bring it back to dental where we meet Freya Evison. As the Marketing Manager for Northern Europe at Colgate-Palmolive she is at the centre of a caring, innovative growth company that is a reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets, and our planet.
We have been so delighted that Colgate have sponsored Series 3 of our Life & Smile podcast and on this episode, Dr Reena is particularly excited as a dental expert herself to share and further explore the world of Colgate.