I have been involved in retail most of my working life. From working in a shop in Germany as a youngster to selling high end fashion in New York, to making and marketing hand crafted items from a market stall in England, to running a coffee shop in Italy. I am pleased to have had a widely ranging set of commercial experiences in the age-old profession of shopkeeping.
It is only since the creation of English Shop on Etsy in 2010 that I have been dealing in vintage and antique items commercially, but it is a lifelong passion that has now become my families major profession.
As you can imagine, it is an absolute pleasure to source and surround myself in these treasures every day. Things that are full of age, beauty, experience and often largely unknown stories... It is also a privilege to be able to pass these treasures and their imagined…
- Joined November 17, 2010