I’m going to be honest with you, not a lot has happened in the past week. I went to London for a meeting on Thursday and visited the flagship stores of Chanel and Dior to dream and imagine my own brand one day having a store like theirs. The attention to detail is unparalleled and the grandeur is something that only decades of knowledge and vision can conjure.

Take the rough with the smooth

So this week I wanted to highlight a disappointment that I had in regards to Lucy Rose. I am documenting my journey and I think it’s only right to take you through not only the highs, but the lows too. Over the summer, I applied for an Innovate UK Grant which are highly competitive. I found out last week that unfortunately, I didn’t get it.

Do you have Grit?

An entrepreneur once told be about her three G’s that she uses to determine other entrepreneurs; Grit, Grace and Graft. Grit has been explored in depth for more than 100 years, none more recently than Angela Duckworth’s book ‘Grit’.