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...
Ruth’s story: Day 317

Ruth’s story: Day 317

Ruth Watchorn, Owner of The Little Cottage Gift Company An online boutique stocking an array of hand-picked vintage and antique items, as well as exclusive handmade pieces A lot is expected of women these days… I don’t have a partner and I can’t have children....
Kelly’s story: Day 308

Kelly’s story: Day 308

Kelly Newton, Founder of BP3 Underwear Underwear designed and made for women with urinary incontinence It’s a fact that one in three women suffer with some degree of incontinence. I’m one of them, which is why I’ve been on a mission since 2017 to not only do something...
Rejoice’s story: Day 307

Rejoice’s story: Day 307

Rejoice Bhila, Founder of Natural Nubian Dolls Empowering children across the world, as well as promoting self-love and the acceptance of beauty in diversity When I was growing up, I had so many insecurities about myself. I hated my kinky hair, which I’d constantly...
Emma’s story: Day 298

Emma’s story: Day 298

Emma Nosurak, Owner of Plant Shop Bringing Manchester what it’s missing: more green! I was always the rebel at school. I didn’t go that much and never connected with words. Sentences aren’t my priority in life… I’m definitely more visual. I love creating and...
Helen’s story: Day 277

Helen’s story: Day 277

Helen Walker, Partner at Wholehearted Florists Working with clients to design and create beautiful, bespoke floral displays for all occasions In February 2018, I took voluntary redundancy after a lovely 10-year career in procurement. The company I worked for had been...