No 7 “The sweetie shop!” (This is what a lot of our customers call it) Beautiful costume & Designer jewellery, fabulous candles, unusual gifts and a selection of our occasion shoes and bags, scarves and more.
I started my working life as a model after completing a “lucie clayton” course in Manchester, and then moved to London.
Working within this industry gave me a great feel for fashion & glamour. My next move was an affiliated career into beauty therapy & cosmetics, which again I loved.
But then a complete contrast, I moved into catering for some 20 years, during this time I owned a restaurant, tea shop, sandwich bar & an outside catering firm, this seemed worlds apart from my previous career, but not really as food is artistry & flair which is always in food.
Finally I come to my present “day job”, accessorising. I love doing what I do because there is so much satisfaction gained from customers leaving the shop feeling really good with their purchase, knowing it is the right choice, whether it be shoes & bag or jewellery for that special outfit, or something to give them a lift, a boost or just a smile. The best accolade is personnel recommendation and the words “Reggie you’re right, thank you”.
Downstairs at 20B The Courtyard, we have our 2nd shop which houses our men’s wear range, clothes, leathers, suede’s, separates, ties, cufflinks, accessories and our bespoke tailored shirt service, together with our full range of ladies shoes, day bags, fascinators and more.
My husband who run’s the 2nd shop downstairs has had a varied working life from senior management within the engineering industry, to having various businesses such as a fireplace shop, picture framing business, property maintenance and garden design and lastly a DVD rental shop.
We both have a passion and love for our jobs, dealing with, and meeting so many nice people, giving the service we too expect and the satisfaction and gratification it brings.
We pride ourselves on having merchandise that is different, things to make you feel good, look good and feel special, at affordable prices.