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Wonderful Women Wednesdays | Becky Parker | Parker Petite

Becky Parker founded Parker Petite which launched at the very end of 2017 to bring the petite women of the world professional attire for the workplace. All dresses are made to order and are for the ambitious petite women among us. Meet BeckyWhat inspired you start up a Petite clothing brand? Being somewhat vertically challenged at only 5', finding clothes that fit me well and are suitable for work and more formal occasions has always been a challenge. Being able to fit into the children's sections of New Look and H&M doesn't normally allow for professional-looking clothing and so after several years studying textiles through to A-Level, I had the experience and knowledge to start making my own clothes. Fast forward a few...

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Wonderful Women Wednesday | Gabi Cox | Chroma Stationery

Chroma Stationery was born in 2014 by Gabi Cox who wanted to bring exciting stationery into the adult world using bright colours and personalised touches. She works with a variety of clients including every day customers, to some huge brands such as American Airlines. All products are proudly made in the UK and Gabi is continually working hard to build her already thriving brand. Meet Gabi What was your background before setting up Chroma Stationery? I set up Chroma Stationery whilst in my final year of University. I studied Fashion Promotion and Imaging with a focus on Marketing and PR at UCA Epsom. Whilst at Uni I completed a lot of internships and work experience placements, at the likes of Glamour...

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Wonderful Women Wednesday | Lauren Jobling | The Wardrobe Doctor

London based Lauren Jobling runs a personal shopping service where she transforms her clients wardrobes with her step by step procedure (read more below). She will detox your wardrobe of unnecessary clutter giving you a stylish and functioning wardrobe that is easy for you to find your feet in. She also offers a virtual personal shopping service for those who are based outside of London. Meet Lauren What made you decide to go into a fashion based business? I love fashion and it's been in my blood since i was a child, I always wanted to dress myself from such a young age. What was your background before the Wardrobe Doctor? I was still in fashion, but mainly marketing, Social...

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Wonderful Women Wednesdays | Rachel Beattie | Careaux

Careaux is a new dress concept created by Rachel and her sister Laura. The idea, or fairytale of Careaux is a dress that you can customise to your specific needs on the day that you wear it. The top and bottom halves of the dress are interchangeable by using a zip in the midriff meaning and you can choose from two top styles and two bottom styles. The dresses are made in Manchester, UK, and are made from a luxurious UK sourced heavyweight jersey and a luxury stretch lining for added comfort to fit your shape and your dreams. The dresses move away from fast fashion and are ethically produced. Meet Rachel What made you decide to go into fashion?I have been...

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Wonderful Women Wednesdays | Olivia Tripp | Weekend:IN

Olivia Tripp swayed away from the conventional education route and decided that university wasn’t for her. Instead, Olivia interned for various retail companies to learn the fashion industry inside and out. After just one year of interning she secured a position at a luxury lingerie brand. She left the company after three years to pursue her dream as a freelancer and started Weekend:IN in 2016 with a passion to help independent brands achieve big ideas without huge budgets. Meet Olivia What made you decide to go into influencer events? My previous role was working for a luxury lingerie brand, here I discovered the importance of working with influencers. Working for a small brand, I realised it was sometimes hard to...

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