BAYLIS & HARDING

It began in the Swinging Sixties when (beach buggy builder) David Slater and (shopkeeper’s daughter) Marcia Simmons spotted a gap in the market for affordable, quality, up-to-theminute cosmetics and accessories for the newly created ‘fashionable youth’ who had discovered make-up and skincare alongside music and clothes. They named their company Baylis & Harding after their grandmothers, both dedicated homemakers. Now as one of the UK’s fastest growing multi-channel bath, body and gift retailers, the company is headed by the next generation brother and sister team of Adrian and Tania