Sherene’s story: Day 318

Sherene’s story: Day 318

Sherene Headley, Founder of MOKKAH A luxurious women’s footwear brand catering to fashion-conscious women who wear extended sizes (UK 8-12) I always loved shoes as a child but as my feet got bigger, I struggled to express myself freely through fashion. I left...
Georgina’s story: Day 316

Georgina’s story: Day 316

Georgina Fihosy, Brand Owner at AfroTouch Design An Afrocentric brand that celebrates West African culture in a unique and colourful way through greetings cards and gift items I’m often asked how I manage to balance having a hectic full-time job; running a household...
Elif’s story: Day 314

Elif’s story: Day 314

Elif Köse, Owner of Elif Köse Boutique Offering a unique range of clothing and accessories, along with a bespoke dressmaking service for something extra-special  A young Turkish girl – speaking only a few words of English – arrives in Brighton with no more than a...
Helen’s story: Day 305

Helen’s story: Day 305

Helen Lang, Owner of Wetpaint Illustration A highly experienced London-based freelance illustrator who has worked on projects for many high-profile companies It had always been mum’s dream to go to Wimbledon. As we sat together watching the action unfold on Centre...
Lesley’s story: Day 304

Lesley’s story: Day 304

Lesley Kinney, Business Owner at Bespoke Decorative Finishes Modern, stylish decorative solutions – making homes stunning and unique I’ve decorated houses for Hollywood movie stars and American politicians, but I can’t tell you which ones! It’s a different world...
Grace’s story: Day 276

Grace’s story: Day 276

Grace Abell, Designer at Abell Design An award-winning freelance designer based in York Four years ago, I left a steady job as a graphic designer at ‘Singletrack’ – a mountain biking magazine – with the half-baked idea of going self-employed. Originally from York, I’d...