Alice louisa design

 

What is your business name and how did you come up with it?

Alice louisa design

What products do you sell?

Handmade children's wear and accessorises

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What does a typical day look like?

No day is the same.

What hours are you open?

Always open

How many people are behind your business? Who are they?

Only me

When did you launch?

Around 5 years ago

What's your favourite part of running your business?

Freedom to be creative.

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What got you into the business?

I always wanted to be a fashion designer and I like the fact that children's wear has freedom to be quirky and colourful.

What makes your business unique?

Every dress is slightly different to the next.

Have you any previous experience or interest in this field? 

Foundation degriee in Fashion and costume.

Do you have a shop/website?

alicelouisadesign on instagram and facebook

Do you offer specialist services?

Yes, I can make the outfit to fit your child.

Where are you located? Does your location reflect your product? 

In the midlands. I do themed outfits depending on what time of year it is e.g. Christmas, Easter, summer, Halloween etc

Do you ship worldwide?

Yes I do ship worldwide I have currently shipped as far as, Australia, Dubai and America and they have mostly been my I love London print.

How do the seasons affect your business?

In the winter I make dresses in thicker corduroy material, which you wear with a long sleeved top and tights underneath. Also spring time when people are purchasing there summer outfits.

Do you have any projects coming up?

I am always planning new lines as I only make a few in each print. I want to develop the boy's wear range this year too.

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What has been your biggest achievement in your business?

Getting my products into the princes trust store in London which was a massive success.

What has been your biggest hurdle?

There has been quite a few hurdles, one of the biggest is probably getting into the right events and time management to get everything done by myself.

What do you think has made your business successful?

I think it's because my products are different and I put my personality into them.

What advice would you give someone looking to start a business?

Take your time and don't rush into things to fast.

What is your price range of products?

£3.50 - £35.00

What are your popular products?

My most popular products are my reversible pinafore dresses.

Where do you see your business in 5 years' time?

I would like to be stocking in some cool boutiques in London and around cute towns in the UK.

Tell us a little about you the owner? 

I also work full time in Admin for Allplan UK a software company.

If you had to describe your business in five words, what would they be?

Handmade, individual, colourful, creative, timeless

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Who is your business aimed at?

0-8 years

What makes you stand out from your competitors?

Revesible 3 different ways, each item is handmade and unique.

Have you got anything exciting coming up?  

I will be launching my online store with the Princes Trust

 

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Contact details:

Facebook - alicelouisadesign

Twitter - alicelouisadesign

Instagram - alicelouisa

Email - alicelouisasteele@hotmail.co.uk

Telephone -  07917714332