Janet Dickinson owner of Lady. Has been in the fashion industry for over 30 years. Starting at the Co-op department in the fashion department at aged 23, working her way up to buyer and supervisor at just 25.
Having been in the industry for so long and doing everything from selling, merchandising and buying – even doing some in-house modelling for a huge designer label, Joseph Ribkoff, for a few years. Joseph Ribkoff is one of the top selling ranges in store, along with Frank Lyman who used to be the design director of Ribkoff. These two companies are for ladies who want style and elegance – but still want to look fashionable at any age.
Most customers who come to Lady are aged between 30 to 70, with ladies in their 50′s being the most regular due to the High St being too young or too old. Lady stocks sizes 8 to 20 and offers a full alteration service.
Janet prides herself in personal service and helping customers look their best, whatever size or shape they are. As the shop stocks outfits, shoes and hats it truly is a one stop shop. After being in the business since 1996, Janet still enjoys opening her shop every day and dressing ladies from all over the North West and beyond.