Mark launched Handbag Clinic France 3 years ago and is a JV with Handbag Clinic UK. He moved to France full time in September to grow the business. They specialise in the repair, renovation, buying and selling of luxury handbags. Sustainable fashion is one of the fastest growing sectors in the fashion world.
The Hand Bag Clinic has one of the largest workshops in Europe in the UK. and they work with Sotheby’s, Christies, Art Curial, Gucci, Chanel, Aspinals of London and Jimmy Choo etc etc. The head office is based in Mougins. and they have partners in Monaco, Cannes, Geneva, Verbier, Luxembourg and Stockholm. They also expect to have partners in Saint Tropez and Paris by June and to open a shop in Nice in the Autumn.
Mark's business career has been in Branding, Sales and Marketing. After London Business School in the early 90’s He created U’Luvka Vodka, which won numerous awards and was distributed in over 60 countries. He has since been involved in several small start ups and early stage businesses, and often mentor entrepreneurs through this process, which he most enjoys. Sharing all his mistakes, and hopefully providing some inspiration.