In­te­rior de­signer Kelly Hop­pen re­veals her week­end treats My Satur­day

The in­te­rior de­signer and for­mer Drag­ons’ Den star, 60, on fol­low­ing work­outs with long lunches, and the ‘evil’ TV show she can’t re­sist Kelly Hop­pen

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6am I’m al­ways up early; even on week­ends, I never sleep in. I head into the kitchen, make hot wa­ter and le­mon fol­lowed by an espresso, and then I’m ready for train­ing. 7am

My per­sonal trainer ar­rives at my house. I work out for an hour and a half ev­ery day in my home gym –

I never have a day off. I do weights, though no train­ing day is the same. I see three dif­fer­ent train­ers and on Satur­day it’s Peter Coby. 8.50am I make poached eggs on a piece of gluten-free toast and eat alone as John [Gardiner, Hop­pen’s part­ner, a re­tired busi­ness­man] heads into the gym af­ter me, skip­ping break­fast; plus, I’m too hun­gry to wait. I read the pa­pers and watch Sky News while I eat. Af­ter­wards, I take a bath with Dove soap – I’ve al­ways used it. 11am I put on an Amer­i­can Vin­tage khaki jacket with some Zara jeans and my new Dior sneak­ers, which I bought at Heathrow Air­port.

Mid­day Igoto Caramel in Not­ting Hill to buy clothes for my grand­son. I al­ways have a pot­ter round there when I have a week­end in Lon­don; it’s nice to browse as I’m usu­ally so busy. 1pm John and I go for lunch at Chucs on West­bourne Grove. It’s small and cosy, and the food is sim­ple. I have the chicken with rocket and tomato, and John has the same, fol­lowed by a big plate of cheese. We’ll sit there un­til 3pm just chat­ting and laugh­ing. 3pm I walk to the art gallery Themes & Vari­a­tions and then down to Por­to­bello Mar­ket to look at all the an­tiques – I love vin­tage. I re­cently bought two lights from a tiny shop in Porto Rafael, Sar­dinia. I paid more to ship them back than they cost. 6pm

We head home and put on an episode of Suc­ces­sion. It’s so evil I have to break for a cup of tea. I find the char­ac­ters aw­ful but I can’t stop watch­ing it – John and I are to­tal binge­watch­ers. 7pm We like to stay in on a Satur­day night, we never go out. In­stead, we in­vite friends over – we use our home a lot to en­ter­tain. I make grilled sal­mon and veg­eta­bles with salad, and dessert is some­thing bought from Ot­tolenghi. Mid­night

Once ev­ery­one has left, I put ev­ery­thing in the dish­washer and get ready for bed. I brush my teeth, and use my Dr Bar­bara Sturm Bright­en­ing Face Lo­tion.

MY FAVOURITE SCENT YSL’S Opium has been my sig­na­ture fra­grance since I was a teenager. £45 for 30ml edt, yslbeauty.co.uk

£27.95 for 70cl, the­whiskyex­change.com I’M DRINK­ING Vodka soda. Tito’s gluten-free vodka and my grand­son’s teething ring are the only things in my freezer.

I’ve seen hun­dreds of episodes of Shark Tank. It’s so dif­fer­ent from Drag­ons’ Den [the US se­ries’ UK equiv­a­lent] – it’s bril­liant. I’M WATCH­ING

Cot­ton-mix jacket £165, uk.amer­i­can­vin­tage­store.com

£86, caramel-shop.co.uk Merino baby cardi­gan

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