Here are a selection of our commissions below.
Simone Roche MBE, CEO of Northern Power Women receiving her MBE at Buckingham Palace for services to Gender Equality
SIMONE ROCHE MBE, NORTHERN POWER WOMEN - "Laura and Rachel are the dynamic duo of talent, professionalism and attention to detail (and then more ). I’ve been working with them for almost a year and am thrilled with the curations they have designed and delivered. Beautiful, feminine, personal, stunning. I cannot thank them for they way the work, how they work and the passion for design and technology"
Simone Roche MBE, CEO of Northern Power Women on her way to afternoon tea at The Ritz to celebrate her investiture.
Vanessa Vallelly OBE, Managing Director of We Are The City opening the We Are Tech Women conference 2018.
Vanessa Vallely OBE, Managing Director and Founder of WeAreTheCity - “The Careaux team are truly exceptional and are revolutionising the way dresses are made. The craftsmanship that went in to my dress was evident, from the fit, to the material, even down to the special message hand stitched in to the collar. The attention to detail was exceptional, nothing was too much of a problem. These ladies are highly recommended, and I am mostly certainly a customer for life.”
Vanessa Vallelly OBE, Managing Director of We Are The City at the We Are Tech Women conference 2018.
Susanna Lawson, CEO and Co-founder of OneFile - “Careaux dresses are truly innovative! A high quality mix and match option. As soon as I wore my Careaux dress I was complimented literally all day and then when I explained the zip concept everyone was amazed. Rachel and Laura are real professionals who are passionate about fashion. It has been an absolute honour to work with them.”
Susanna Lawson, CEO/ Co-founder of One File UK and overall winner of the The Forward Ladies National Awards 2017 speaking at The Grand Final Forward Ladies Awards 2018.
Sally Penni, Barrister and Founder of Women in the Law UK, speaking at the Women in Law Summit
Yvonne Harrison, Managing Director of UA92 at The CIty of Manchester Business Awards
Yvonne Harrison, Managing Director of Project 92 - “My Careaux experience was incredible. It became about way more than a dress. The personalised approach considered the things that mattered to me and the Careaux team encouraged me to be creative with my ideas. The result, a beautifully bespoke evening dress, with two different tops and the most personal service I’d had, since purchasing my wedding dress. Every detail thought of, right down to the way the dress was presented to me on delivery. Outstanding, inspiring and passionate founders, I can’t wait to see what the future holds for them!”
The ‘Northern Power Dress’ created for the Pankhurst Centre’s Centenary City Exhibition to celebrate 100 years since women gained the right to vote.
Emma Sheldon MBE, Export Specialist and Non-Executive Director - “To the woman about to make a dress buying decision that she won’t regret ....
I had the pleasure of Laura and Rachel designing my stunning dress for my best friends wedding. Rachel and Laura who founded Careaux have a talent for making women look, and feel, comfortably confident and stylish. The focus on materials, fit, functionality and overall experience, makes Careaux stand out as a delight to wear. When a well designed dress fits the way it should when it’s made for you with care and thought, it makes you feel so much more ready to be the best you. Rachel and Laura appreciate that women should have choices that allow comfort and elegance and they have styled each dress into innovative two-piece creations, joined by a zip which allows the perfect fit, because we are all individuals, and one size most definitely, does not fit all. It’s a delight to know the whole team Careaux, and a delight to wear their clothes, and see them building this exciting business which is focussed on helping women find the perfect dresses for them and making sure they feel amazing once they do”
Emma Sheldon MBE, Export Specialist and Non-Executive Director attending her best friend’s wedding.
MARNIE MILLARD OBE, CEO OF NICHOLS PLC - “Careaux designed and made my dress for one of the most important days of my life - visiting the Palace to collect my OBE. It was created with absolute attention to my shape, style and personality.
The fabric was dyed to a specific shade of purple ( Vimto purple in fact!) with ethically sourced organic lace for my ‘evening’ top. The principle is suited to all shapes and sizes and made me feel amazing. But the thing about Careaux which is extra special is the passion and the absolute care and desire to get it right from Rachel and Laura. It was a treat to be styled by the them from start to finish. And I had so many lovely compliments about how great I looked on that day. Thank you both so much.”
Marnie MIllard OBE, CEO of Nichols PLC receiving her OBE at Buckingham Palace for services to business in the North West and International Trade.
Simone Roche MBE, Founder of Northern Power Women with Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester at the Northern Power Women Awards
Patricia Keating, Executive Director Tech Manchester attending Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Tour with 15 other female entrepreneurs
Baroness Helen Newlove, Victim’s Commissioner giving her keynote speech at the Northern Power Women Awards