Meet The Team


Directors
ER Helen
Helen Pritchard

As one of the directors and co-owners of Elizabeth Rose, I am the sole buyer for the shop, dedicating a large amount of my time visiting showrooms, going to the seasonal fashion fairs in the UK and Europe.

During the week I am busy in the office or at meetings preparing and videoing the wonderful collections that arrive in the shop ready to go online. I work very closely with Charlotte enhancing our digital marketing, updating our online offer and organising events in the shop.

There is never a dull moment at Elizabeth Rose and it is in my DNA to work on the next event or contact my customers when I think there is a fabulous outfit perfect for them. Being on the shop floor is my absolute favourite, inspiring my team and getting a buzz from my customers trying on and finding their perfect outfit!

I also oversee the merchandising in the shop and work closely with the team. Making the clothes look appealing with style ideas and suggestions including handpicked accessories is all in a day’s work!

I have 3 gorgeous children, Rory, Tess and Charlotte and love spending time with them as well as my husband, Dan, and Reggie our cockapoo! It’s a busy life but super fun!

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Directors
ER Michael
Michael Busby

I have had the pleasure of running Elizabeth Rose jointly with my sister, Helen and my mother, Rosemarie for the past 23 years. The business was started by my mother in 1979 so we are now second generation retailers.

I was brought up in Kent, leaving to study for my degree in Manchester, and subsequently starting my career working in France/America for an international electronics company.

My main roles at Elizabeth Rose are; running all aspects of the financial side of the business, planning, projects and logistics are my main strengths as I like to get a job done!! I work closely with the team ensuring they are motivated, well trained and understand good customer service. Retail is always changing and we have to constantly adapt but we always ensure the customer is at the heart of what we do.

I am married to Rebecca, a qualified teacher and have three adult children (Harry, Alice & Isabelle) who are busy studying at University. In my spare time I enjoy running, cycling and recently scuba diving but most of all spending time with my family.

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The Team
ER Helen
Helen Pritchard
Tel: +44(0)1580 763 815
Helen Pritchard

As one of the directors and co-owners of Elizabeth Rose, I am the sole buyer for the shop, dedicating a large amount of my time visiting showrooms, going to the seasonal fashion fairs in the UK and Europe. I also oversee the merchandising in the shop and work closely with the team. Making the clothes look appealing with style ideas and suggestions including handpicked accessories is all in a day’s work!

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ER Brigitte
Brigitte Hall
Tel: +44(0)1580 763 815
Brigitte Hall

I’ve been at Elizabeth Rose for 16 years. As shop manager I look after the day to day running of the shop as well as looking after the customers, with whom over the years I have established a wonderful rapport. My many treasured customers are always a joy to serve and I love putting outfits together for them. In my spare time I like redesigning my house, and on many weekends you will find me up a ladder or building a shed! Travel is my main passion and every year I try to discover another country I haven’t visited. As well as travelling I love to keep fit and especially enjoy pilates. I have a wonderful grown-up daughter and two very mischievous dogs!

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ER Charlotte
Charlotte Wallis
Tel: +44(0)1580 763 815
Charlotte Wallis

I am the Graphic Designer. I have been at Elizabeth Rose for the last 2 years and I love working closely with Helen and Michael. I create the content for the website and send you the weekly email newsletters. Alongside this, I run our social media channels. Keeping you updated on the latest style edits, colour trends and event days. In my spare time I am a surface print designer, I love designing and creating whilst taking care of my lovely dog - Doug the Frug!

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ER Alex
Alex Masters
Tel: +44(0)1580 763 815
Alex Masters

I've been at Elizabeth Rose for 2 now and I feel very fortunate to work as part of such a wonderful team. I enjoy meeting customers and helping them purchase outfits that they feel happy and confident wearing. ER is such a lovely and beautiful shop that I feel proud to work in. In my spare time I love following fashion and spending time with my family and friends. I also love going for walks, especially at the beach, and going out for meals.

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ER Sarah
Sarah Wall
Tel: +44(0)1580 763 815
Sarah Wall

I have recently joined Elizabeth Rose as the web administrator. I come from a photo editing background, so I enjoy working with the imagery for all of our wonderful brands, and assisting Charlotte with making our website fabulous. I'm also on the phone or email here from the ER office with any orders or queries you may have. In my spare time I enjoy walking, reading, and cooking. A big part of my life is being out and about entertaining my young son!

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ER Rachel
Rachel Barnes
Tel: +44(0)1580 763 815
Rachel Barnes

I am the Office Administator. I prepare all the lovely new stock for the shop, answer the telephone and deal with the expanding internet order side of the business. With husband Robert, I am doing up our house, mixing in exhibiting our classic MGB GT at car shows, holidays, theatre trips and, of course, clothes shopping.

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ER Jacki
Jacki Skinner
Tel: +44(0)1580 763 815
Jacki Skinner

I'm really loving being at ER, getting to know all our lovely customers. Being a florist all my life I just love being among beautiful colours, textures and styles - being able to help our customers chose the right outfit. When I'm not working I'm happiest outdoors walking with my lovely husband. I'm an Autumn and Spring girl, I love the seasons and colours at those times. I also love the calming influence of Pilates and Yoga. I do love reading a good novel or doing a crossword.

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ER Carol
Carol Williamson
Tel: +44(0)1580 763 815
Carol Williamson

I’ve been at ER for the past 3 years, prior to this I worked in Viyella in Tenterden for 24 years. I am a sales consultant, and put together outfits for all my new customers I am establishing. I love building up special relationships with new customers and existing ones from my time at Viyella. I am enjoying being a new part of the ER team, and the different aspects involved in working for a family business. In my spare time I like cooking and entertaining my wonderful family and friends, and coming up with new culinary delights in the kitchen. I love travelling and enjoy the excitement of visiting new places.

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