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As Seen on Harper’s Bazaar UK


Check out what our Founder and Creative Director, Baukjen de Swaan Arons, had to say to Jo Glynn-Smith of Harper’s Bazaar UK about how she made it to the top while maintaining a successful work-life balance.   Every week, Jo Glynn-Smith interviews a successful woman to find out how she made it to the top, and gets [read more]

Wear it Pink

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On Friday 24th October we took part in Wear it Pink for Breast Cancer Campaign here at HQ. From hair bows to pink Converse. From bold highlighter knits to a bright check jacket. Pastel nails and hot pink lips. Even a furry pink hat. Everybody got involved to raise money for this fantastic charity! There was also a scrumptious bake [read more]


Huffington Post

In this recent contribution to The Huffington Post, our founder Baukjen reveals her new love for healthy and delicious eating, and the inspiring women at the forefront of this new approach to eating well. I celebrated my birthday last week and as friends and colleagues asked me how I was planning on spending the evening, [read more]

As Seen in The Times

The Times Geoff October 14 2014

The man behind the scenes… our CEO and Co-Founder Geoff van Sonsbeeck in the Times talking about how to manage fast growth in Successful Modern Entrepreneurship.

Best Maternity Brand by Sheerluxe



The Process of Design

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Here at Isabella Oliver we believe that the process of research and design are fundamental in creating pieces that will work with your natural style as well as complementing your changing curves. Read about the steps we go through to achieve the very best cut, fit and quality here. Baukjen X

LLG: A Day in the Life of Baukjen

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Blogger Liberty London Girl has been running a feature on inspirational female entrepreneurs by asking them to take part in a strand called A Day in a Life, and to celebrate the launch of the new collection LLG has asked our Founder Baukjen to take part in the feature. Describing an average day at Isabella [read more]

Today I’m Wearing…

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I’m waiting for the day when I can finally start to wear shorts and summer dresses but considering what’s been happening outside recently, I am keeping myself shower proof! Today I’m going to do a recce for our upcoming shoot, which involves being out all day checking out locations, so I’ve gone for The Everyday Parka [read more]

Today I am Wearing …

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We’re all unhappy that the weather forecast is showing rain for the rest of the week but I’m not going to let that get me down, I’m cheering myself up by wearing my checked shirt and our fantastic trench. It is one of those contemporary pieces that I would love to have in two colours [read more]

Mothers & Daughters

Baukjen's Mum

Hi, Baukjen here. It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday here in the UK. My mother is the woman who, on International Women’s Day last week, I said is the woman who most inspires me. As a mother myself now, I often have to laugh at how things have now come full circle. I remember as a [read more]

On location with Isabella Oliver 365

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If you have just received our latest 365 catalogue you may have seen our gorgeous new photography. This month Baukjen kindly agreed to let the fashion team set up camp in her lovely house, which proved to be a fabulous location to shoot our new arrivals. I hope you’ll agree the results look amazing! If [read more]

Happy Valentine's Day

Pigs in love

Michelle spotted this and I couldn’t resist posting it up! These cute animals could melt any heart! Ania X