Jessica Prebble

Creative Director

I grew up thinking that…
if I swallowed chewing gum it would stay in my stomach for 7 years. Even now when I have no option but to swallow, the thought still plays on my mind…

The best time of Day is…
wine time

My most over-used saying is probably…
‘That’s amazing!!’

My perfect role model is…
Queen Elizabeth 1st of England

The Craziest thing that ever happened to me was…
‘is censored’

What no-one realises about me is…
I can drive a dumper truck.

Mark Pyne

Commercial Director

I grew up thinking that…
we didn’t have to use cash as my dad had this magic chequebook that he used instead.

The best time of Day is…
Settee time!

My most over-used saying is probably…
“A Double Sausage & Egg Mc`muffin meal please”

My perfect role model is…
Peter Jones from Dragons Den, A very clever guy.

The craziest thing that ever happened to me was…
when I opened the oven door whilst naked and burnt something very dear to me!

What no-one realises about me is…
I accepted a job as a kissagram (it was the 80’s!! and quite a few lbs ago)

Lisa Baxter-Smith

Product Merchandiser

I grew up thinking that…
I could never fall off a pony! I did!

The best time of Day is…
evening, time to relax with the family.

My most over-used saying is probably…
people who live in glass houses, shouldn’t throw stones.

My perfect role model is…
Steve Jobs, he never gave up despite failure.

The craziest thing that ever happened to me was…
bumping into Gok Wan and thinking that I wasn’t looking my best. This happened on more than one occasion!

What no-one realises about me is…
I am a qualified RYA yacht skipper.

Bernadette Slessor

Finance Manager

I grew up thinking that…
I could be whoever I wanted to be.

The best time of Day is…
Dawn, when the day is new and unspoilt.

My most over-used saying is probably…
‘Let’s just do it.’

My perfect role model is…
My mother, royal marine wren, accountant with the best hugs ever.

The Craziest thing that ever happened to me was…
Being head to head with a chieftain tank on a single track road.

What no-one realises about me is…
I’m still twenty inside with all of life before me!

Jeanine Erasmus

Assistant Finance Manager

I grew up thinking that…
Money grew on trees.

The best time of Day is…
Watching the sunrise in the morning.

My most over-used saying is probably…
‘Sorry’ – Southern hemisphere thing

My perfect role model is…
My friend whose favourite saying is, ” You build foundations before roofs”.

The Craziest thing that ever happened to me was…
Falling off a horse called “Make Safe”.

What no-one realises about me is…
Charged by a rhino on game drive.

Natasha Morley

Designer

I grew up thinking that…
If I wrote a letter to the President of the United States asking nicely enough, he would send me and my friends on a trip up to space. I never got a letter back…

The best time of Day is…
I love a good sunrise or sunset, so those times!

My most over-used saying is probably…
“I could do that….” or “Ooh, that’s nice!”

My perfect role model is…
The Nations grandad….David Attenborough!

The Craziest thing that ever happened to me was…
Being there to watch the last gig Oasis ever played before they split up the next day!

What no-one realises about me is…
I’m a serial hobbyist. I’m always trying to learn something new, leaving a trail of evidence in my wake.. guitar’s, ukulele’s, a stock pile of language books! At the minute my obsession is gardening..  I’m a bit of an old soul at heart.

Chloe Wilson

Junior Designer

I grew up thinking that…
Every time the school bell rang, there was a fire in the building. (I was so convinced that I had to get to school late and leave early to miss it).

The best time of Day is…
Chill time – a good series and snacks!

My most over-used saying is probably…
‘Do you know what I reallllyyy fancy…?’

My perfect role model is…
My Auntie… she’s the nicest person and the reason why I dreamed of a career in fashion.

The Craziest thing that ever happened to me was…
Living in China for 6 months – it was bonkers! I couldn’t even describe the craziest thing that happened – there were too many!!

What no-one realises about me is…
I was in the National Youth Choir of Scotland (you’d be confused too if you heard my Essex accent)

Lydia Yeabsley

Marketing

I grew up thinking that…
I would be a supermodel because of my 6-foot height…unfortunately that never happened.

The best time of Day is…
Dinner time…or anytime I’m watching Gavin and Stacey

My most over-used saying is probably…
Calling people ‘Sunshine’

My perfect role model is…
Alexa Chung…my ultimate style icon

The Craziest thing that ever happened to me was…
Getting an unconditional offer for my dream University course…and then getting student of the year at the end of my degree.

What no-one realises about me is…
I was a die-hard Twilight fan when I was younger, I even had an Edward Cullen doll.

Beth Sables

Brand & Merchandising Assistant

I grew up thinking that…
Giant hay bales in fields were shredded wheat for the monsters!

The best time of Day is…
Cuddle time with my fiancé  and two crazy dogs.

My most over-used saying is probably…
Oh, Fair enough.

My perfect role model is…
My grandma, without her I wouldn’t have made it to where I am in life, and still pushes me to achieve my absolute best.

The Craziest thing that ever happened to me was…
Being told that I wouldn’t get a place at De Montfort University because I wasn’t good enough by a woman interviewing me at another University!

What no-one realises about me is…
My grandparents taught me how to shoot rifles when I was little.

Libby Timms

Brand Support

I grew up thinking that…
The Hundred Acre Wood was a real place… and it actually is!

The best time of Day is…
Whenever I have food.

My most over-used saying is probably…
‘What does that mean?’ Or ‘I know, yeah’

My perfect role model is…
Cooking Mama, I’m pretty sure she has a recipe for everything.

The Craziest thing that ever happened to me was…
I nearly fell off a rollercoaster…

What no-one realises about me is…
I was picked to do javelin at my sports day in college and when I threw it, it stabbed a helper guy in the toe… In my defence, I told them I was rubbish and to not let me do it.