The company was started in 2015 after I was made redundant following 20 years in the public sector. Knowing that redundancies were looming, I started thinking about what I could do next. One evening after once again trying unsuccessfully to buy jodhpurs in a larger size at a reasonable price, I thought "there is a gap in the market here"!
I talked to friends about my idea and was amazed by the number of them that had the same problem buying workout clothes and generally finding quality sportswear in larger sizes and so I started to formulate my plan.
I run the business myself from home, fitting in my busy life around it. I have a partner, Tom, and we have Sparky, our jack russell x lhasa apso terrier. I had to say goodbye to my good old boy Murphy, an irish draft cross veteran who was the inspiration behind Curvy Kit in 2016 but he will always be in my heart. I also work in the evenings for an animal welfare charity to keep me in the loop with working!
I hope you find what you are looking for at Curvy Kit - my dream is to let those of us who are considered "big" by the mainstream realise that we're not so unusual and that we can look and feel good when we do sport!