2013: An MBE for services to small business


Holly receiving her MBE

Holly’s first real ‘pinch me’ moment came when she was awarded an MBE in recognition of her services to small business, as part of the Queen's Birthday Honours List. She was later invited by the Prime Minister to become UK Ambassador to Creative Small Businesses in November 2015, and has served ever since. She learned tremendous lessons along the way, but with the highs comes lows…

2023: What life is like today


Holly in a pink suit

You can read more about Holly & Co and what we're like today, but after founding the business with her sisters, Holly is finally able to live out her dream: to inspire women to be the fullest version of themselves through the way they live, work and shop. To live their best lives, less ordinary lives, good lives. By her own admission, she has never been happier. Together they have championed and supported thousands of small businesses and female founders — and the best is yet to come.