A model new mini boutique has opened its doorways on Teesside.

Leanne Robertson has all the time had a eager eye for style and has been within the trade for 15 years.

The 37-year-old entrepreneur opened his retailer on November 19th on Skinner Road in Stockton.

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The Thornaby mother additionally runs a change station throughout the retailer and plans to develop sooner or later.

She mentioned, “I’ve labored as a seamstress for various individuals, however I’ve all the time wished to run my very own little enterprise and be impartial.

“I used to be searching for a unit to do a few of my stitching, however then I got here up with the concept of ​​opening my very own mini-boutique and alter retailer.

“The place I discovered was already cut up in two, so it is simply good!”

Leanne, who studied style design and product promotion at Sunderland College, is at the moment operating “new manufacturers that aren’t frequent within the space” corresponding to womenswear firm Lavish Alice and Henry Holland.

Inside Styled by Lea, Stockton’s latest boutique
(Picture: Terry Blackburn)

The mom of three went on to disclose that she needs native girls to search out their fashion and really feel assured.

She added, “I’d say my objective is girls between the ages of 16 and 50. Typically instances, girls in shops simply purchase issues and hope they are going to match or look proper, so I wish to assist them discover the fashion that can greatest go well with them.

“With my expertise, I hope to offer a bespoke service to assist girls discover the fashion that most accurately fits them, learn how to gown for his or her determine, what colours to match their pores and skin tone, and what garments to keep away from.”

Leanne additionally plans to supply a bra becoming service sooner or later.

“All outfits have to start out with good underwear beneath, so I hope to decide on the correct bra sizes sooner or later so that individuals can really feel nearly as good as doable of their garments,” she mentioned.

A passionate fashionista since she was ten, when her nana had buttons sewn onto items of material that she nonetheless has immediately, Leanne additionally branches out into the world of upcycling in her store.

She defined, “I’ll tackle a brand new challenge the place I am going to flip promenade clothes into going out outfits, clothes, skirts, and so on.

“Promenade clothes are lovely however tough to put on once more, so I hope to have the ability to flip them into one thing extra wearable than somebody having to purchase an entire new outfit.

“My newest challenge is reworking a woman’s wedding gown right into a robe for her child’s christening, and I am so pleased with the way in which it turned out!

“I hope it is the primary of many.”

A wedding gown that Leanne changed into a christening robe
(Picture: Leanne Robertson)

Leanne mentioned she has had “wonderful assist” since her retailer opened and hopes to develop it additional sooner or later.

She added, “I’d like to work with different native companies as a result of I feel all of us want to stay collectively.

“By summer season I wish to work collectively on racing outfits and likewise enthusiastic about sportswear by measurement so that everybody has entry to the boutique, which I feel is essential.”

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