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Soap Deluxe

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Premium luxury artisan soap and bath and body product makers.

Having spent most of my working life in corporate jobs connected with the clothing industry, at the age of 55 I changed careers after a chance watching of a television programme. Three months later having bought every book on the subject and watching every Youtube video, I set about making of all things … soap!

It brought that spark back into my life, a reason to get up in the morning, a realization that I could use my artistic skills and business management experience to create something useful, beneficial and “clean”! To make a product, a thing of beauty, something that used the most expensive ingredients I could find and something that was as near natural as I could get it without all the “nasty” chemicals in. It would become my passion and drive.

I was teaching myself how to create a new business that was based on a passion to please, about luxury and to develop it into a strong recognisable and viable brand.

Moving into AWOL Studios was the best move I could make. I have a fantastic space to be creative in, to run the business from and have the most spectacular view over East Manchester and beyond to the Pennine hills. We share our space with our brother business, Totem – Wolf which has been recognised as a leading men’s grooming brand by British GQ magazine.



Artisan Soap Maker and Master Blender

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113 Pollard Street,
Manchester M4 7JA
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Candoo Creative
Photography by
Richard Tymon