Oh Mia!

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Name: Debbie Buck  – Mia Rose Tiaras & Jewellery
Twitter: @ Mia_Rose_Tiaras
Bit of a background on you:
I’m on the wrong side of 30, a happily married lady, a mum to 3 gorgeous children and I’ve come to realise that I’m a total wedding junkie!  It’s a good job I started my own business in an industry I absolutely adore!  I have been a sales manager and customer service manager for a number of years and feel that I can offer a personalised service to my brides, at a time when they are anxious about every last detail. 

Background on your business:
 I started Mia Rose because I am passionate about weddings, and I want to be able to provide brides with a service they can trust.  I have items ranging from £5.99 up to £100.00 and try my best to provide designs that are not only beautiful, but affordable – especially in this budget conscious climate.  My style ranges from contemporary to a truly vintage feel with a bespoke service available for brides who would like something creating totally unique to them.
What is your favourite piece?
Ooooh, it’s hard to choose!  I recently made a bespoke tiara band for a bride who is getting married in Greece and wanted a Grecian inspired design.  So she asked me to re-style her a double banded version of the ‘Leah’ tiara. It made me wonder why I designed it as a single band in the first place – it turned out beautifully and the lady I design it for loved it too!

Where does your inspiration come from? 
I am a typical Libran – I love the finer things in life….the beautiful things! Everybody loves a little sparkle from time to time, but I also am a firm believer in ‘Less is More’ – I try to design my items with a feel of understated elegance and so far this is proving very favourable with my clients.
Advice to brides about selecting their headpiece, any tips or things to remember?
I guess there are lots of things to bear in mind when choosing a tiara or hair accessory and I recently did an editorial on this subject which I hope helps prospective brides.  It’s here 
on my website.

Anything else you’d like to add?
I am constantly listening to what brides want and keeping my eyes on what styles are influencing the bridal industry.  Most recently, and in collaboration with my lovely friend Margaret of www.dream-veils.co.uk, I am and delighted and excited about the forthcoming launch of ‘Fusion’, a collection of beautiful vintage style veils, featuring birdcage designs with exquisite adornments.   2011 has already got off to a great start, and I am looking forward to what else the year and beyond has to bring.
I am committed to exceptional customer service and attention to detail.   I am thrilled to have 100% positive feedback from my brides and want to attain that feedback every single time I despatch an order.  What sets Mia Rose apart from its competitors?  That’s simple…..it’s the quality of our service and customer satisfaction – we specialise in making brides happy!

A Quick Q & A
Favourite Colour: Green
Favourite Film: Forrest Gump
Favourite Song: The Forrest Gump Suite, Alan Silvestri
Favourite Month: June
Favourite Drink: A cool sparkling shandy (oh yes, I’m Charlie bigtime!)
Favourite Food: Cheese, Pate & a stick of French bread
Favourite Word: Fabulous!
Favourite Perfume: Miss Dior Cherie or Naughty Alice – Vivienne Westwood
Favourite Book: Many, many autobiography’s
Favourite Quote from a Film: “She makes me want to be a better person” – Jack Nicholson – As Good As It Gets

Such beautiful pieces by Debbie, pop on over to her website to view more photos and advice when choosing your headpiece.  What girl wouldn’t want some sparkle for her wedding day? (or any other day for that matter)

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