12 Jan 2013

*H* Harlow & Co [Stockist - Indie Guide Project]

Hi Girls & Boys!
I'm so happy to be back with another major Stockist of Indie Polishes  !
Katie, from Harlow and Co! 

Olá  a todos!
Hoje trago-vos mais uma grande loja de vernizes Indies! Desda vez a Katie, da Harlow & Co. está aqui entrevistada! 

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For those who don't know what I am talking about (Follow me through Facebook to know a lot more!) I am making an Indie Guide A-Z! This will be a huge project and a enormous pleasure to do! So .. what am I going to do? Everyday, I'm going to show you a different brand of Indie Nail Polishes (and some of their major stockists too!! )
Para quem não sabe do que eu estou a falar ( basta seguirem-me também no Facebook para saberem as novidades em primeira mão ) estou a fazer um Guia de Vernizes Indie. Este é um projecto enorme e muito trabalhoso que tenho imenso prazer de partilhar convosco! Então, o que é que vou fazer? Todos os dias, vou-vos mostrar uma marca diferente de vernizes indies com entrevistas com as meninas ( e meninos) que os fazem! Além disso, tambem vos vou trazer entrevistas com as maiores lojas onde eles se vendem!
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Your Name: Katie
Store Name: Harlow & Co.

Where are you from? Kitchener, Ontario Canada
When have you started? Harlow & Co. was opened in October 2011.

Is there a story behind the name of your store? I've always been a big fan of old world glamour and I think that having your nails done makes you feel fun, glamourous and has a role in self-confidence - I chose Jean Harlow as the icon behind the name because she just embodied so much of that.

How many brands are you know working with? I'm currently working with 17 brands right now - but we're working on bringing in more in the new year!

Where you a polish addicted before starting the store? I definitely was - I think I started getting into doing my nails when I got engaged, I wanted to make sure my hands were just as pretty as the ring ;)

Did you have a blog before opening your store? I didn't have a blog before opening Harlow & Co. but I definitely stalked a lot of them and I still do!!
Whats your favorite thing about retailing nail polish? I love that getting Harlow packages in the mail makes people so excited - seeing people post "nail mail" photos on social media is so amazing - I have clients all over the world. I also love that I get to "meet" so many new people all the time - my customers are amazing and without them I wouldn't be doing this!!

Can you tell us a curious thing that has happened to you with some client or something funny? Hmm... there are a few things, but the one that comes to mind is when I first opened the shop, I hadn't told everyone about it and it just so happened that my husband's sister was my very first customer - she didn't even know it was my shop!!! :)

Is there anything you'd Like to share: I'd probably just like to thank Betty Nails for the honour of being included in her Indie Guide and that I hope to continue to make Harlow & Co. a fabulous place to shop for indie and international brands for all of my amazing customers!!
Contacts Website: www.harlowandco.org Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Harlow-Co/173021022773095 Blog: http://www.harlowandco.org/blogs/harlow-blog Store: www.harlowandco.org
Other Midia: Twitter & Instagram: @HarlowandCo 
Color Club, 
Enchanted Polish,
 Femme Fatale Cosmetics, 
Girly Bits, 
Glitter Gal,
 Happy Hands Nail Polish, 
 Kolt, Layla, 
Lime Crime, 
Lush Lacquer, 
Models Own, 
Ozotic &
piCture pOlish.
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Personal Notes from Betty:
Thank you so much Katie, for doing this for me! You are really such a nice person! :D Thank you for the support! Once again I  show my total support for Indie Makers and my full respect for their work.
I will not translate the interviews because words and meanings get lost in translation. I hope you understand. Please pm me or comment bellow if you have any doubts. 
If you are an Indie Maker and wont to participate in the project, please contact me through Facebook or email (blog.bettynails@gmail.com). You are still in time! 
Don't Forget to come tomorrow ! 

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I hope you loved today's Post!
What was your favorite part? Let me know all in the comment section bellow! 
 Please do comment, follow and share if  you liked, your feedback is very important to me and to all the girls that invested in this project!
Kisses & See you tomorrow !

Espero que tenham amado! o post de hoje!
Qual foi a vossa parte preferida?
Contem-me tudo nos comentários abaixo! Se gostaram por favor comentem, sigam e partilhem! 
O vosso feedback é muito muito importante, não só para mim como para todas as  pessoas que  se envolveram no projecto.
Beijocas e Até amanha!! 

*This is a post for the Guide A-Z :Indie Brands*
You can find all the info in the Guide A-Z Indie Brands Page,on the top of the Blog, or check  the Indie Guide Tag
*pictures taken from Harlow & Co  Page with Katie's Permission*

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