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The story behind BIND London and why Rihanna’s Vogue cover mattered

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘durag’? Does Vogue magazine come to mind? Probably not. That’s why the latest Vogue cover was such a jaw dropping moment for me. Let me explain. My name is Kayleigh Benoit and I’m the founder of BIND London, a high-fashion sportswear brand. As someone passionate…

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Movers and Shakers | Mariatu Turay | Founder, Gitas Portal

Continuing our series of profiles of women of colour making their mark in business and across industry. Mariatu Turay is the founder of Gitas Portal, a mid-market, luxury brand, known for its clever use of African wax prints to create sophisticated, feminine and beautiful styles. The brand is not just about beautiful quality clothes, but promotes a positive image and…

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Movers and Shakers | Flavilla Fongang | MD | 3 Colours Rule

Continuing our series of profiles of successful women of colour in business, leadership and work. Flavilla Fongang is Managing Director of  www.3coloursrule.com  a creative branding agency and online fashion styling academy. She set up the business ten years ago.   What drove you to start your own business? 3 Colours Rule was originally born as a…

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Movers and Shakers | Nana Evans | Love Yaa Yaa

Nana Evans, is the founder of Love Yaa Yaa, an accessories brand that produces quality, handcrafted leather accessories, The brand has been trading since August 2014 and has had major success through social media marketing and selling through global makers online store Etsy. What drove you to start your own business? I think I had always…

Event | The Business of being Creative

The world of female entrepreneurship is rich in diversity and creativity; to celebrate this our next networking event places the spotlight on women who have started and grown a business in the creative industries. Whether you are thinking of starting a business, have just started up or are looking to grow, join us and our…

Spring Clean Your Style | Zoe Huskisson

If you always wear a small selection of your ever increasing wardrobe then you’re not alone- most women only wear 20% of their wardrobe 80% of the time. Now is the perfect time to be brave and raid your wardrobe. Be ruthless and bin anything that you haven’t worn in a year. I know that…

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Movers and Shakers | Emily Jupp-Eastwood | Milly J Shoes

Emily Jupp-Eastwood ( Known as Milly J) is the force behind Milly J Shoes ® & Bridal Shoes By Milly J. She solely hand creates and designs Strikingly Unconventional Art to Wear Shoes & Shoe Sculptures, mostly with a highly bespoke element. She has been in business since 2013.      Emily in her studio What drove you…