Anne Marie Gee – Founder
Hello and welcome to my site! My name is Anne Marie Gee. Originally from Dublin, I worked in Finance (a former Financial Director) until my late thirties. It was then that I had my two children, Archie and Luella.
As a direct result of my keen interest in fashion, and everything that entails, blogs have fast become my daily reading material. Unfortunately, the vast majority neglected the interests of those aged over 40, and featured clothing more suited to a younger demographic. I also used to gorge myself on throwaway fashion and yet was always left with little to wear!
I have always admired and appreciated designer fashion but never had the budget to continuously purchase them. For this reason, I became an advocate for selling before buying and then for buying better (and for the most part, pre-loved). Thanks to these rules, I am both better off financially and have a wardrobe filled with better quality clothes.
Through wanting to evolve my sense of style, keeping a realistic approach and not wanting to spend hours on the high street, I discovered the advantage of buying pre-loved items online. I don’t want to have to spend the price of a small car on my wardrobe, and since starting Reloved Again, I have found that many women are in exactly the same boat as me. It is for this reason that I think my blog has become so successful.
Having started my blog ‘CATWALKGEE‘ in May 2014, I am now hugely excited to be launching a new platform for my blog and store.
On this website, you will be able to find:
– How and where to shop for pre-loved fashion
– Exciting new designers that I believe are worth the investment
– Styling and outfit inspiration
– Skincare advice
– Lifestyle pieces, including interiors, restaurant reviews and travel
The way I vary from more traditional bloggers is that I only write about items, services and experiences that I have bought or used myself. I tend to avoid ads and sponsorships, instead choosing to make my living through the store element of this website (Reloved Again).
It’s my ambition to go the extra mile. Bringing you brands that are a little under the radar and to help you find the hottest pieces for less.
I have been running my shop ‘Reloved Again‘ for nearly 7 years and all of the items for sale are either from my own wardrobe, my friends or from my lovely readers. You will also see that I regularly feature edits on the best places to find designer pieces on a budget. You can also sell, or shop, with us through the online store on this website.
We will be sharing our top tips on beauty, culture, fitness, home and travel. The aim is to create a better sense of community and sharing, so feel free to share your experiences with us. In a world of freebies, ads and gifting for bloggers, I want to bring you something different and more authentic.
I always look forward to and enjoy hearing from readers, so if you want to share some of your top tips or have any suggestions, please email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jayne Smith – Fashion features editor
My name is Jayne Smith (@Jaynesmith_juststyle) and originally from Birmingham. Originally I used to organise events for Deutsche Bank. That was actually my last role before I retrained as an interior designer and fashion stylist at 35. I then had my twins Fred and Emily at 39.
I have always been obsessed by clothes. From a young age my parents instilled in me a sense of buying quality pieces that would last. My style has a real classic feel to it; I take my personal inspiration from the best of the past but ensure that it has a classic and contemporary feel.
My main strength is in mixing the best of the high street with more original investment pieces. I have a great eye for colour and pattern and am not afraid to take risks. From a styling perspective I have a wide breadth of knowledge on the various brands that are worth the money and hence worth considering. I have a calm and focussed approach to styling and I look forward to sharing my journey with you all. Anne Marie and I bonded over fashion at the school gates and have known and worked with each other for almost 10 years.
I can’t wait to offer CatwalkGee clients the best possible advice and achieve all your bespoke fashion desires and styling goals.
Lots of love