Behind the Brand : Fabulous Candles

One of our favourite things to do at House of Coco, on these colder nights, is get cosy at home and light a nicely scented candle. Fabulous Candles London combines a passion for design and luxury products and we are a huge fan.

We spent some time with them to find out more…

When did you launch the brand and what was the reason behind it?
In December 2014. There was no candles on the market that smelt really strong looked luxurious for yet a price in which you don’t mind burning them as they are affordable.

Whats your background?
I live with my amazing fiancée who I would be lost without, stepson who we have 4 days a week who keeps me sane, I’m currently 5 months pregnant with my little girl. I have a fantastic mum who is my inspiration a twin sister who has down syndrome and is paralysed who keeps me very positive in life, she never grumbles no matter what. A lovely younger brother, grandad and x2 dogs who I let stay living with my mum.

How many people are involved in the company and what are their roles?
This is boring haha. I have 11 people in my company.

If you could start over with the business, would you do anything differently?
I don’t have regrets in life. Maybe other than desserts in which I’m having a little to often lately.

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What is the hardest challenge you have faced since you started the company?
Trying to get good couriers who take as much care as myself in their work.

Tell us one fact about you that people wouldn’t know?
I’m a trained ballet dancer.

2016 is almost here, where do you plan on taking the brand?
Around the world!

To date, what has been the highlight since launching?
Getting my candles/diffusers in THE MAYFAIR HOTEL, one of my favourite hotels in London.

Which city do you feel most at home in, London, Paris or New York?
Is it cheating to say all 3?

Three beauty products you can’t leave the house without?
Hmmm I don’t wear make-up. I always have my gym kit, phone and dental floss

Style means….?
Good taste in home, decor, fashion and I like things to be immaculately clean.

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Best thing about London to you?
Restaurants without a doubt. Zuma and Hakkasan hanway place my top 2.

Statement shoe or statement bag?
Shoe

If you had to, what piece of clothing from your wardrobe would you wear everyday?
At the minute (5 months pregnant) my leather leggings and loose fitting top.

Favourite love song?
Got to be greatest love of all. (You must learn to love yourself) great advice from Whitney.

Best place for a coffee?
Fresh mint tea all the way I don’t drink coffee.

Most memorable piece of advice given to you?
If you want the life your used to you best work very hard Mrs.

Guilty pleasure?
Sticky toffee pudding

 

If you could spent 24 hours in anywhere in the world, where would it be?
In the sandbar on a yacht in Miami!

In future, how do you plan on expanding the company?
I plan to have more hotels and stockist world wide.

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