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Nicole

During her childhood in Trinidad the choice of imported clothes was limited, so Nicole grew up around dressmaking, often visiting a seamstress to have garments made.

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Age
42
Occupation
Jewellery Designer
From
London

Her mother taught her to sew as a teenager so she could create her own outfits.

Today Nicole’s sewing style is comfortable and relaxed, suited to a mum working from home, but she sees that as no excuse not to “turn out” so makes clothes in slinky metallics, bold Asian prints and fabric sourced from fashion fairs in Paris.

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