It can be really stressful when you're split between being a mum, running a business and trying to be a good friend, partner and person to then try and cram in more things into your day for 'balance'. This week I've tried yoga, not drinking and going to bed earlier without looking at my phone actually rather stressful.
For me, becoming a Mum has definitely shaped the way I have designed my lingerie and also my business. Talking to my own mother, my mother in law, their friends and both younger and older colleagues, it became clear that none of us wanted to open our underwear drawer and be confronted by the restrictive and cheap bedroom ideals of our younger selves or aspire to be what the media deemed ‘sexy’.
I feel very strongly that as a brand you are what you create and I have done my best to create a product and operate a business that is transparent, ethical and sustainable. Fashion Revolution is an important week in reminding us of how we can be responsible as brands, manufacturers and consumers in what we buy, wear and consume on a day to day level.
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We were told to “forget everything you learnt at school”, not just to torch the rule book but rewrite it completely and that your dark side was something to be celebrated and explored - your demons could be on full display.