Home   Lifestyle   Article

Alex celebrates Epiphany's first anniversary in Bishop's Stortford




Epiphany, South Street, Bishops Stortford. Owner Alexandra Banks is about to celebrate her first year in business. Pic: Vikki Lince
Epiphany, South Street, Bishops Stortford. Owner Alexandra Banks is about to celebrate her first year in business. Pic: Vikki Lince

A boutique owner is preparing to celebrate the first birthday of her Bishop's Stortford business.

Epiphany, South Street, Bishops Stortford. Owner Alexandra Banks is about to celebrate her first year in business. Pic: Vikki Lince
Epiphany, South Street, Bishops Stortford. Owner Alexandra Banks is about to celebrate her first year in business. Pic: Vikki Lince

Mother-of-one Alexandra Banks, 29, who opened Epiphany in Riverside Walk on November 11 last year, is planning a party. Tomorrow night (Nov 10), she is inviting family, friends and regular customers to a late-night shopping session featuring special offers and drinks.

Alex believes that the variety of independent shops in Stortford is something that sets the town apart, as unique shops give it a unique identity.

She offers style advice to customers and enjoys throwing in ‘wild cards’ when people are happy to try on several items. “I get my customers out of a rut and encourage them to try something new.”

Alex married husband Sean in 2014 and they welcomed their daughter Penelope to their family on Boxing Day 2015.

Epiphany, South Street, Bishops Stortford. Owner Alexandra Banks is about to celebrate her first year in business. Pic: Vikki Lince
Epiphany, South Street, Bishops Stortford. Owner Alexandra Banks is about to celebrate her first year in business. Pic: Vikki Lince

“I wrote my business plan when I was on maternity leave,” she said. Starting her own business had been a dream for years, and time away from full-time work provided her with the perfect opportunity to do it.

Epiphany has a band of loyal regulars, including other local mums; Alex has a box filled with toys to entertain children so mothers can browse in peace.



COMMENTS
()


Iliffe Media does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments

We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.

If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More