Childrensalon was started in 1952 by Sybil Harriman with a single shop in Tunbridge Wells selling handmade children’s clothes. Sales of traditional styles have surged since the births of Prince George and Princess Charlotte, with well-off parents in Europe, America and Australia snapping up luxury brands such as Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana for their offspring. The company is headed by the founder’s daughter, Michele Harriman-Smith, 64, and her husband George Smith, 68. The opening of a second warehouse and increased sales to the Middle East helped profits rise to £10.8m last year.
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