Meet our member: Mags from Toolally
One of our most recent members is statement jewellery designer, Toolally! Handmade in the Yorkshire based studio, Founder Mags wanted to create bold and beautiful earrings that make a statement and add personality - and they certainly have.
INTRODUCE YOUR BRAND IN 3 WORDS
Colourful Bold Unique.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN BUSINESS FOR?
We’ve been in business since 2015.
WHAT DOES THE NAME OF YOUR BRAND MEAN / STAND FOR?
It's a play on the word Doolally, which by all accounts sums me up.
FAVOURITE DOWN TIME ACTIVITY
Mountain biking, skiing, knitting oh and reading - couldn’t just have one.
WHAT’S THE BEST PART OF RUNNING YOUR OWN BUSINESS?
At the risk of sounding like Frank Sinatra, doing it my way!
WHAT’S YOUR BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT SO FAR?
Appearing in an editorial spread in British Vogue styled by Lucinda Chambers, featuring Lara Stone and shot by Mario Testino within 6 months of launching Toolally and becoming one of John Lewis’ best selling jewellery brands.
IF YOU COULD GO BACK FIVE YEARS AND TELL YOURSELF ONE THING, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
If it feels right, do it.
WHERE WOULD YOU LIKE YOUR BRAND TO BE IN 5 YEARS TIME?
A household name in the UK.
ONE THING YOU COULDN’T LIVE WITHOUT?
YOUR GUILTY PLEASURE FOOD?
Cadburys fruit and nut.
BEST PIECE OF ADVICE YOU’D GIVE SOMEONE WANTING TO START THEIR OWN BRAND?
Get on and do it, admit when you’re wrong and never give up.
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