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Meet our office cat!

I want to introduce you all to Ebony the office cat who is not actually allowed in the office. Ebony turned up on 18th July 2016 which was the same day the first stock was delivered. We believe she was thrown out of a car onto the main road or into the river as she had a fear of water. My Dad lured her onto the drive and fed her. I was in London attending the Swimwear show and my parents had 16 hours to decide if they were going to let me keep her- I’d wanted a kitten for years. On the morning of the 19th I woke up to a text telling me to pick up kitten food as we...

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Van de Velde Client Visit

Over the weekend I set off to Belgium for the Van de Velde client visit. For those of you who don’t know, Van de Velde is the parent company for PrimaDonna and the PrimaDonna sub brands, Marie Jo and Marie Jo sub brands and Andres Sarda. There are so many things to write about the client visit so this post will be about the production process. Obviously I admired PrimaDonna as a brand otherwise I would not be stocking their products, but now I have to tell you exactly why they are such an impressive brand! We currently stock four different bras which vary in sizes across designs from 32-40 band sizes and E-J cup sizes. So what makes a PrimaDonna bra so...

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How I came to set up Claudia May Lingerie

Most of you are well aware that I am setting up my own online lingerie store where I am selecting the best products from the brands I have chosen to work with. But how did I get to this point in my life? After deciding that University was not for me, I worked for a local store for just under six months until I realised I really disliked my job. I had a strong work ethic and I decided that my enthusiasm would be better served elsewhere. I began working for my Dad’s company as a receptionist and soon decided I wanted to set up my own business. Dad then took me along to a Chris Cardell marketing talk. Afterwards we were walking...

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