A cuppa and a Custard Cream with.... YVADNEY DAVIS

If you could choose any brand / publication / individual to style for, who would it be and why?

I'll take Beyonce's children please! Access to be as creative as I want and pick and choose from all the brands, with a client who would get it - I'm all over that.

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Control freaks & tumbleweed...

Something I’m having to learn to master in the wondrous world of running my own business, is the unpredictability of the retail industry.

Sales can flourish and go Whoosh! Kaboom! on a Tuesday but on Wednesday you find yourself Googling if there’s been a national WIFI outage because that Shopify sales ping has been discouragingly silent all day.

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A cuppa and a Custard Cream with.... STEPHANIE SADLER of Little Observationist

The biggest HURRAH moment of all was probably when I surpassed the salary I had at my previous job. That’s when I really knew I could make this work...
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A cuppa and a Custard Cream with....NANCY UNDERWOOD of Month of Sundays

I would love to put together limited editions of the Journals with illustrated inside covers and donate the proceeds to a charity close to my heart, Ronald McDonald House. We're collaborating with amazing independent brands this year to bring the 'RMHC Advent Calendar' to the Evelina branch - every day rooms in the house win gifts donated by small business owners. It's shaping up to be a lovely campaign which I'm really proud of.
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A cuppa and a Custard Cream with....NICKY BRAGG of Fromie Gifts

My one wish for the brand?..

That its legacy continues to support independent makers from Frome and raises awareness of the shop local movement and supports the local economy.

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A cuppa and a Custard Cream with....LEILA SWIFT of Leila Swift Jewellery

A lot of people are very surprised I hand make all my jewellery myself, I think they assume I would get it made in a factory like a lot of bigger brands. It would be cheaper for me if I did get it made abroad, but it’s such an integral part of my business I could never do that, and plus it’s the bit I love the most.
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