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Q&A with Fashion Equipped

Q&A with Fashion Equipped

The Fashion Equipped programme Start Your Fashion Business is one of the most valuable investments that I’ve made in my business over the past 18 months. Elizabeth Formosa, the founder and director of Fashion Equipped has over 20 years’ experience in the fashion industry and is an outstanding mentor. The SYFB course, which is an online program, made up of 10 modules, all of which are self-paced learning segments, content rich and delivered in bite size video and workbooks; guide you through the process of building your brand. This business plan framework is then backed with zoom coaching calls, study...

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Scrubbing up good!

Scrubbing up good!

Looking back over the past months there have been some slivers of light to come out of the darkness. One of those golden rays has been our essential healthcare workers. Across the world from London to New York, people have stood and cheered them on. We have watched doctors, exhausted and exasperated online trying to explain the virus and how to say safe. We have seen their anonymous faces behind masks and visors, sweaty and courageous in the face of a pandemic like none in living memory.   So with the shuttering of shops and closing of swim schools, with...

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Banana Ice-cream sprinkled with Muesli Brittle

Banana Ice-cream sprinkled with Muesli Brittle

My little girls hearts beat for ice-cream and we often make our own. The problem is that it is packed with sugar and fat. If you want to eat ice cream everyday like we do in summer then this is not a great idea for the figure or skin. Our little secret is to make this super easy and delicious healthy variation. It is so good that your taste buds won’t even know the difference, but your jeans will thank you in winter when they are not too tight. Here we go, it’s the delicious sugar free banana ice cream...

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We are butterflies. This is how are we going to emerge from the chrysalis 🦋

We are butterflies. This is how are we going to emerge from the chrysalis 🦋

This is a challenging time for all small businesses around the world. From the fires and floods earlier this year we’ve seen how pulling together and supporting small local businesses benefits everyone. The pleasure and satisfaction when I receive a local business delivery is unparalleled. The handwritten note, the personal wrapping and small gift inclusions, the unexpected personal email to ask if everything was ok, OMG I love it! It makes me feel connected, part of the tribe. We’re a small business and the gratitude that I feel when an order notification pops up on my phone is overwhelming. (yes,...

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