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Swedish-born Erik Torstensson is the co-founders of the Saturday Group, a multi-media fashion marketing agency.

The couple met when his company was repsonsible for the design and branding strategy of Mr Porter – Net-a-Porter’s spin off site for men – even thinking up the witty title for the business.

It was revealed they were dating in late 2011, the same year Natalie split from her husband and a year after Erik’s engagement broke down.

Despite being brought up on a farm, Erik knew he wanted a career in graphic design from an early age.

He attended the exclusive Bergh advertising school in Stockholm, 40 miles from his home near Uppsala.

In 1999, he was spotted by Tyler Brule, the author and entrepreneur who launched Wallpaper magazine, and who persuaded Erik to come and work for him in London.

Eventually Erik set up The Saturday Group with fellow Swede Jens Grede who aslo worked at Wallpaper, and described it as ‘a creative agency… for the luxury and media industries’.

The pair spent a brief stint as editors-in-chief of Man About Town, before launching Industrie magazine in 2009. 

The biannual publication is a bible chronicling fashion’s most important industry figures. 

And the multi-talented pair are also co-founders of LA-based Frame Denim, which centres around innovative washes and cutting-edge fabrics. 

The entrepreneur with her partner Swedish photographer Erik Torstensson, 38. The couple have just welcomed their first child together