R.F Muses

Kessiana Edewor-Thorley

Interior Designer / Fashion & Marketing Consultant

Kessie is a pal from University days. Over 10 years later, we’re re still going strong. Kessie lives in Lagos now but when she’s back – it’s like we saw each other yesterday. That’s true love.

NICKNAME?
Kes and Lagos (recently given to me by my Uni mates).

FAVOURITE COLOUR?
Red - 'first thing that comes to my mind so it must be so.'

WHO / WHAT INSPIRES YOU?
Strong, Independent women, my mother is one of them.

ONE THING YOU CANNOT LIVE WITHOUT?
My twin sister Georgina - she’s my heart. can’t live without your heart.

BEAUTY MUST HAVE?
Rich Moisturiser, still working this out. I’m a basic beauty bitch.

MOST WORN PIECE OF JEWELLERY?
My Roxanne First floating diamond pendant necklace of course.

FIRST DIAMOND MEMORY?
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.. I love old movies with feisty female leads. Scarlet O Hara is forever an inspiration of will & determination in the pursuit of happiness.

WHAT WAS THE FIRST PIECE OF JEWELLERY YOU OWNED?
Gold Studs - ‘This was technically my first owned piece of jewellery. My mother pierced my ears at 4/5 months’. Then it was a pair of Tiffany Diamond Studs & Diamond Cross - First memory of receiving jewellery. Holy Communion. I’m Catholic - it’s a big day.

BEST PIECE OF ADVICE YOU HAVE EVER BEEN GIVEN?
To love yourself first and foremost, I am still working on this

STYLE ICON?
There’s so many - ‘At present - Amal Clooney. I admire timeless elegance.

GIRL CRUSH?
Zoe Kravitz

MOST USED EMOJI?
Been using the hearts eyes emoji a lot recently.

ANY TATTOOS?
No - 'not ruling one out one in the future though'

FAVOURITE SONG TO SING IN THE SHOWER?
Tina Turner - 'what's love got to do with it!?

SIGNATURE DISH?
Seafood Okra - 'my favourite Nigerian meal.'

WHAT TUNE WOULD YOU REQUEST FROM A DJ?
Fade - The Life of Pablo by Kanye West -Teyana Taylor is bombass!

SPIRIT ANIMAL?
Tiger

FIRST JOB?
Sales Assistant at Matches Fashion, part-time summer gig to buy things I don’t remember wanting or having now.

FAVOURITE MOVIE?
Gone with the Wind.

FAVOURITE CITY?
London, it’s my second home

IF YOU COULD HAVE A SUPER POWER WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Photographic Memory - can you imagine the limitless possibilities

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO YOUR YOUNGER SELF?
Don’t take yourself so seriously.

WHAT BOOK ARE YOU READING NOW?
The Stranger in my Home - Adele Parks.

FIRST THING YOU DO WHEN YOU WAKE UP?
Cuddle my boyfriend, I love hugs

WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR?
Being Kind.

Instagram- @kessianathorley
Website– Coming Soon