Brix Smith
American singer
Brix Smith
Brix Smith-Start is an American singer, guitarist and television presenter, best known for being a member of post-punk band The Fall, and as lead singer and songwriter with The Adult Net.
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Brix Smith-Start Has a Second Life as a Fashion Retailer
NYTimes - over 3 years
The ex-singer has taken her retailing know-how to the small screen.     
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Brix Smith Start: Ode to Rick
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
I've always thought of myself as the unofficial President of the Rick Owens Fan Club (ROFC), with more of the brand's signature leather jackets hanging in my wardrobe than I care to admit. Why? Simple. Rick Owens is a legend; no one does 'glamour-meets-grunge' better. Since his first runway show at New York Fashion Week in September 2002, his advant-garde creations have been snapped up by a loyal celebrity fan-base (think Rihanna, the Olsens, models off duty and even Michelle Obama!) launching Rick Owens from cult label to global fashion brand in one fell swoop. The rock inspired elegance caught my eye straight away, so when I opened my Shoreditch boutique buying Rick Owens for our womenswear store was a no brainer. As a buyer it's important to always keep in mind your customer, so as a fervent lover of Rick Owens (see self-appointed President of the ROFC comment above!) the appointments at the Parisian atelier are a dream. The master of artful draping, Ric ...
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START by wrapping yourself in a Punk Pug! - Grazia
Google News - over 5 years
Woop! The over-sized Anarchy Dogs are printed on a rock 'n' roll Union Jack and come in three different styles. So we say get down to Brix Smith's store (the lady is known for her pug love, of course) and get wrapped up pronto!
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Brix Smith Start chats about bringing back beachwear - FemaleFirst.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
And now television fashionista and boutique owner Brix Smith Start is boosting up 50-something-year-old British ladies by bringing them back onto Bournemouth beach with an exciting campaign with online clothing retailer, Isme
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British women biggest bikini prudes? - Hindustan Times
Google News - over 5 years
TV stylist Brix Smith-Start said: "I'm not surprised women can take up to an hour to pick swimwear. It is a tricky garment to get right." "But we can all take inspiration from glamorous older ladies like Helen Mirren and Kim Cattrall," she added
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British women revealed as Europe's biggest 'beach prudes' - DigitalJournal.com
Google News - over 5 years
According to the Daily Express, TV stylish Brix Smith-Start, said: “I'm not surprised women can take up to an hour to pick swimwear. “It is a tricky garment to get right. But we can all take inspiration from glamorous older ladies like Helen Mirren and
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Brix Smith-Start is finished with Gok Wan's show - Telegraph.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
Brix Smith-Start, the presenter and fashion expert, says she will not return for another series of Gok Wan's Channel 4 show, Gok's Fashion Fix. Brix Smith-Start says she will not do another series of Gok's Fashion Fix. First, his long-running series,
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Style clinic - Observer
Google News - over 5 years
Helmut Lang, Maison Martin Margiela, Acne, Rick Owens and Alexander Wang are my favourites for simple, modern pieces that have a subtle edge. BRIX SMITH-START, TV PRESENTER AND CO-OWNER OF START-LONDON.COM Twitter tip: Don't clash patterns;
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Step out in style for the summer - The Star
Google News - over 5 years
Says Brix Smith-Start, TV stylist and ambassador for Scholl. “A little foot pampering goes a long way. When you put a fun nail colour on your toes it really lifts your spirit - it's like fashion Prozac!” Here's the lowdown on the heels of the moment
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Gok Wan: 'All I have ever wanted is for people to like me' - Telegraph.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
And when I ask if, on Fashion Fix , he is as upset as he looks when he loses to Brix Smith-Start, he answers with deep seriousness, 'Mortified. I take it really personally. There are tears. I do get in the car afterwards and it's a four-hour drive home
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US magazine brands Scots style queen a frocky horror on red carpet - Scottish Daily Record
Google News - over 5 years
So it is a tribute to both Scotland and the US of A." TV presenter Brix Smith-Start added: "In view that this was the Scottish Fashion Awards, she raised the flag high supporting Scottish talent with her sporran bag and we all watched it proudly
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Scottish Fashion Awards 2011: all the red carpet gossip - JohnJohnSaidIt.com
Google News - over 5 years
TV personality Brix Smith Smart appeared on the red carpet and she told Rosa: “There's so many [designers] that I love. I'm wearing Christopher Kane, I love Louise Gray and I love Jonathon Saunders” “we have so much talent in Scotland it's unbelievable
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HOW TEENS GET THE PROM QUEEN LOOK - Daily Star
Google News - over 5 years
Travelling around sixth forms up and down the country is the prom-squad – Katie Price's pal and make-up artist Gary Cockerill, 41, top stylist and Gok's Fashion Fix presenter Brix Smith-Start, 48, and hairdresser to the stars Stephen Glendinning
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Herald Video: A-listers in Glasgow for Scottish Fashion Awards - Herald Scotland
Google News - over 5 years
The event was hosted by MTV presenter Laura Whitmore, while stars such as Scottish actress Louise Linton and TV personality Brix Smith-Start also attended. Nathalie Colin, creative director of Swarovski and one of the judges for the event,
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达人指导女政要穿上潮流夏装 - 和讯网
Google News - over 5 years
由Start精品店合伙人Brix Smith-Start负责造型。 法国前总统候选人塞格琳·罗雅尔(Segolene Royal),她穿着Dries Van Noten的鞋子和风衣、Celine的托特包。 由奢侈品百货Selfridges的采购经理Laura Larbalestier造型
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'I hate cruel fashion brands' says Brix Smith-Start - Evening Standard
Google News - over 5 years
Fashion can be cruel and superficial," stylist Brix Smith-Start tells me frankly. "And that's where I think people like Trinny and Susannah went wrong because they were completely judgmental. Who am I to judge anyone? We're all human beings
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Royal Roundup: Sarah Ferguson Says She's No Longer in Debt - Anglophenia (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
... is "the Queen's official home in Scotland," to do some proper celebrating. • Are you head over heels for Kate's white Epsom Derby duds? Fashion experts Brix Smith-Start and Henry Conway give tips on how one can dress to the nines just like the Duchess
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Brix Smith
    FORTIES
  • 2011
    Age 48
    On 27 February 2011 she appeared as fashion expert on Sky television's coverage of the 2011 Academy Awards.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2002
    Age 39
    Brix married Philip Start, and the couple launched an East London boutique, Start, in 2002.
    More Details Hide Details Since then, they have expanded to four boutiques and an online store. In recent years, as Brix Smith-Start, she has appeared on numerous British television shows, such as Channel 4's Gok's Fashion Fix, as a fashion expert. She's also appeared on Animal Planet UK's Top Dog, The Culture Show on BBC Two, the John Peel's Record Box documentary on Channel 4, LK Today's 'What's Hot and What's Not' segment and Sky 1's Angela and Friends.
  • 1997
    Age 34
    In 1997, she released the Happy Unbirthday EP on Strangelove.
    More Details Hide Details The EP is a collaboration with Marty Willson-Piper and includes a cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity". In 2007, Brix put out her first solo LP Neurotica which is available as a digital download on Loser Friendly Records.
  • 1994
    Age 31
    In 1994, Brix had auditioned for Hole after the death of bassist Kristen Pfaff, but she decided she didn't want to commit to being in the band full-time.
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  • 1993
    Age 30
    After leaving The Fall and disbanding The Adult Net, Brix went on to tour with The Bangles. She became romantically involved with violinist Nigel Kennedy, and they collaborated on a cover of Donovan's "Hurdy Gurdy Man" which was released as a single in 1993 on Nettwerk.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1989
    Age 26
    She divorced Smith and left The Fall in 1989.
    More Details Hide Details She temporarily rejoined the group for Cerebral Caustic (1995) and The Light User Syndrome (1996).
  • 1985
    Age 22
    In 1985, Brix started her side project, The Adult Net, with fellow Fall member, Simon Rogers, and other contributors (including Mark E. Smith).
    More Details Hide Details The band released four singles for The Fall's then label Beggars Banquet Records in 1985 and 1986, starting with a cover of Strawberry Alarm Clock's "Incense and Peppermints". After three years and an album recorded with members of The Smiths, The Adult Net released The Honey Tangle in 1989 on Phonogram Records. This line up included Brix along with musicians including Craig Gannon, The The member James Eller and Blondie drummer Clem Burke.
  • 1983
    Age 20
    Brix married Fall vocalist Mark E. Smith in 1983, and joined the band on guitar and vocals in the same year.
    More Details Hide Details She first appeared on the Perverted by Language album. During her period with the band she helped introduce a more mainstream, pop-oriented element to the group's sound.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1962
    Born
    Born on November 12, 1962.
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