Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

My London; Rod's Daughter Misses Epping, Thinks Carl Barat Is Hot and Drinks in the Dolphin, Hackney KIMBERLY STEWART

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

My London; Rod's Daughter Misses Epping, Thinks Carl Barat Is Hot and Drinks in the Dolphin, Hackney KIMBERLY STEWART

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Byline: ANNIE DEAKIN

Where do you live?

I live in LA and London. I grew up in Beverly Hills but spent summers on tour all around the world with my dad, who now lives in Epping. Recently I've spent a lot of time in London because I love it so much.

Where did you last go on holiday?

Mexico with my family, Porto Cervo in Sardinia and I was over here for London Fashion Week.

What advice would you give to a tourist?

Go to Buckingham Palace and invite the Queen out to a wild party so she can let her hair down.

What is in your secret address book?

Story on Wilkes Street in Shoreditch has incredible handmade chandeliers, Pop Boutique on Monmouth Street for fun bits and bobs, All Saints for jeans, and Harvey Nichols for fashion and pampering products.

What is your earliest London memory?

Being at Dad's house in the suburbs when I was about four. I fell into a bunch of stinging nettles and was so shocked because we don't have them in LA.

What do you miss most about London?

My dad's house, the food, my friends - everything!

What would you do if you were Mayor for a day?

Let everyone leave work and go to the pub.

What is your life philosophy?

Live life to the fullest and have no regrets.

What are your favourite bars?

Hotel bars at The Baglioni, The Dorchester and the Soho Hotel.

What do you listen to on your iPod?

Buckcherry, Otis Redding, The Isley Brothers and, of course, Dad.

What are your current projects?

I just did a breast cancer Pink Ribbon campaign, and I have my own clothing label called Pinky Starfish.

What do you think of the size zero debate?

All I have to say is, be healthy. If you eat well and keep fit, it doesn't matter what size and shape you are.

What is your favourite London pub?

My dad's friend John's pub in Epping where we've been going with Dad to watch the football since we were little. I love going out with my dad, and my friends love him, too. He's such a gentleman. He always makes sure girls have a drink and a seat.

Do you prefer English or American men?

I love English men because they have such good manners and a great sense of humour. …

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