Natalia Barbieri of Bionda Castana, shoe designer extraordinaire, has been friends with supermodel David Gandy for almost a decade and Vogue.co.uk caught up with the photogenic twosome in the Connaught Hotel's Champagne Bar to find out.
How did they meet? What do they have in common? Is fashion all they talk about? What was it like becoming work colleagues to collaborate on short film David Gandy's Goodnight? Why is David Gandy "always friends with girls"? And, most importantly, can men and women really be friends?