Simone, owner of our much missed location ‘Hungerford House’ has always impressed us with her depth of passion for social responsibility. Combined with her creative flair and desire to bring exposure to emerging design talent, Grace Sisters was a long-held dream for this naturally inquisitive treasure seeker. Undeterred by the unfolding events of 2020, Simone and Rachel launched their brand against a challenging landscape. But with the strong ethos that is proving to resonate with a growing audience, Grace Sisters is flourishing. 2021 has already witnessed the successful launch of a prop hire service and a collection of in-house designed products made in the UK using sustainably forested English woods. With imminent plans to extend the collection to include more own branded products including a range of printed textiles, lighting, furniture and pewter pieces, there is plenty on the horizon to keep eager fans enthralled.
We caught up with Simone to understand a little more about the development of Grace Sisters and what it has been like to start a business in the year of lockdown.
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