Whaley Bridge watchmaker aims for big time success with new brand
A lawyer from Whaley Bridge is winding up to launch his own brand of timepieces with the help of a worldwide crowdfunding campaign.
Kingsleigh Viollet, 27, has spent the last year perfecting the brand, negotiating with suppliers in Switzerland and China, and is now ready to seek backers on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter.
Kingsleigh, an EU competition law trainee in Brussels, is hoping his sideline pays off after years of tinkering.
He said: “My mum bought me my first watch 20 years ago. When it broke, I didn’t want to buy a new one. I went to get it fixed and ended up asking the repair... read more
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