Aimee scoops EY Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year honor

Rachel Cunningham

Aimee Connolly, owner of Shaped by Aimee, has actually been called the 2021 EY Arising Business Owner of the Year for her four as well as a half year old cosmetics brand name.

“This was my first year taking part as well as it was such an honour to be a finalist as well as outstanding to in fact win it. We had an actually excellent classification of really enthusiastic brands this year as well as I was told that I’m the youngest finalist to win it, which is rather a shock,” she said.

Formed by Aimee has had a committed shop on Dundrum’s main street given that the summer season of 2019, and also it holds personal importance for the Dubliner. “I have actually constantly been connected with Dundrum shopping centre, I’ve grown up in the location as well as I liked the community as well as the place feel. When the space appeared, it was a piece of cake.

“It hasn’t been the easiest roadway since opening, like numerous retailers, it was shut for a long period of time with Covid. The shop has actually sort of represented a 360 degree change from where I started, dealing with charm counters. I desired customers to have a room where they can go with bespoke Toned ambassador suggestions, be it on a product or a full make-up lesson”, she described.

Having actually begun as a make-up artist, it still leaves an impression on the elegance magnate to see her name along with long-standing brand names or in snooping someone drawing her items from their make-up bag. Having actually introduced in Boots UK, the brand name has its views set on the global market for 2022.

“I believe Ireland as a nation is extremely ambitious; we have a great organization sector and excellent entrepreneurs who truly go for it. Irish brand names are really rivalling international competitors as well as it’s wonderful to see homegrown brands doing so well. The Irish are very enthusiastic about sustaining Irish which loyalty is such a wonderful springboard for brands.

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