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Founder Stories - Elizabeth Scarlett

Founder Stories - Elizabeth Scarlett

Elizabeth Scarlett Petrides is one of Tailor Made Living's best-loved and most established brands. I knew I was going to stock Elizabeth Scarlett's beautiful embroidered pouches before I even had a shop! 

Her playful designs began to appear on my Instagram feed around 2016 and I've been hooked ever since. Elizabeth and I met a couple of times after building up a friendly rapport on social media and when I was ready to sign the lease for Tailor Made Living we went out for lunch and I coyly asked if I could stock her collection. Thankfully she said yes and we've been supplying our community with Elizabeth Scarlett goodies ever since.

Elizabeth's story is awe-inspiring, the kind that makes me want to kick myself for not being braver in chasing my own dreams when I was in my twenties. Following a foundation year at Central St Martins and a business degree, Elizabeth decided that working for big corporations wasn't for her and whilst considering her next move she picked up her paintbrushes and started creating what soon became her first collection. 

Her designs take inspiration from the beauty of the natural world which are translated into the most beautiful homewares and accessories using embroidery and soft colour palettes reminiscent of faraway shores.

Since the launch in 2015 Elizabeth Scarlett has become a global lifestyle brand stocked in some of the world's best retail stores such as John Lewis, Fortnum & Mason and Tailor Made Living of course! whilst remaining proudly independent. 

I hope you enjoyed learning a little more about the story behind Elizabeth Scarlett and feel free to follow this link to browse our Elizabeth Scarlett collection.


Hear Elizabeth tell her story here