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May 2, 2023 55mins

Building a joyful British brand, with Cath Kidston Padgham MBE, founder of Cath Kidston and C.Atherley

How can you take your passions and turn them into a brand that touches the hearts of thousands nationwide? Cath Kidston Padgham MBE built a thriving British business by embracing her love of textiles, interiors and print, and following her heart. But how?

Reflecting on the pivotal moments that led her to success, Cath and Holly explore the breathtaking highs Cath experienced, as well as the heartbreaking loss and grief that have punctuated her journey so far — and also sharpened her senses, built resilience and drove her forwards.

Having grown a truly iconic household brand bursting with joy, colour and creativity, she’s an undeniable master in her field, and here she reveals how she did it, and why she’s doing it all again with her new brand C.Atherley.

This episode follows Cath’s story from the early days of turning her vision into a reality, and shares the secrets behind her success. It reminds us all of the importance of showing up when times are tough and how sometimes, life takes us full circle to return to our roots.

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