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that anyone wearing a headband is sporting a Beckyboo design! Has there been much demand for Lady Gaga influenced designs? Funny you should mention the Lady Gaga designs, I have had a couple of requests for telephones.   Since her appearance on Jonathan Ross I have had several enquiries as to recreating the Gaga look. What do you think of her style? I think she is incredible.   Beyond unique. I’d love to design something for Lady Gaga. I love people who aren’t afraid to be individual. I’d struggle to beat her current designs, although she may like my Spring Cupcake piece. Can you tell us about the manufacturing process? Every morning I think of new ideas for new designs.  I could be walking past a shop, a person or an inanimate object and feel inspired.   Once I get the idea I’ll write it down and work on sourcing the materials. Then I’ll make the product and upload it to the Beckyboo facebook page. At the moment its a bit of a long process but once my website is launched things will run a lot smoother. I am getting more and more enquiries for tailor made products which I love because I know I’m using my creative skills to the full potential and I’m going to get the consumer satisfaction, which for me is the most important part of being a designer.   What’s been your most popular designs to date? The most popular designs to date have 8 HushHush - June 29, 2010

been the crowsnest, ladybug and the butterfly ones. Many consumers have come back for second or third times to purchase more in different colours. And the craziest? The craziest design I’ve had to create so far is most definitely a barbed wired headband.  

“I had to saw and paint the barbed wire and make it safe to wear on your head”

I was contacted by a young guy who was attending an awards ceremony. He specifically asked for a barbed wired headband with a black rose entwined through. This was certainly different.  I had to saw and paint the barbed wire and make it safe to wear on your head and entwined dead leaves and a black rose through it.  The buyer sent me a lovely email to say he loved it so it was worth it. What’s the dream for BB? My plan for Beckyboo is obviously to expand and become a reputable designer.  Some people may think that headbands are just another fashion trend and will soon be unfashionable. However there are many avenues I want to go down.  Bridal wear being one of them. I have two brides to be at the moment whom I am custom making something for. So headbands are not just a fad - everyone will always have weddings to go to and will always go to the races.  I’m every excited about the future of Beckyboo - who knows where it will lead me.

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