Recently, Marie met Winnie Poon, founder of the brand Minute & Azimut.
We fell in love with her beautiful British watches, and with her extremely cool story.
Hi WINNIE, COULD YOU TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF? WHO ARE YOU IN A FEW WORDS?
I am Winnie, the founder of Minute & Azimut. My previous Product Management carrer uprooted me from Paris to Hong-Kong, to London that now I call home.
AND COULD YOU TELL US A Bit ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS?
Minute & Azimut is an Independent British watch company based in London. We proud ourself in providing elegant watches while giving back the earth.
WHAT MADE YOU DECIDE TO GO FOR IT?
Minute & Azimut has been founded in a tribute to my grand father. For our shared love for vintage watches and to all those privilege time we had together.
WHAT IS UNIQUE ABOUT YOUR CONCEPT?
We work with premium quality components such as Swiss made movement, premium Saphir Glass and Luxury interchangeable straps. And of course for each product sold, we give back a portion to a partner charity for the conservation of british woodland.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE PLACE FOR LUNCH IN LONDON?
The Modern Pantry in Clerkenwell. It’s accross the street from our office and it always offers quality and innovative food.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE MOMENT IN YOUR ENTREPRENEURSHIP DAY?
The diversity of the human contact and the support among my fellow entrepreneurs.
WHAT MAKES YOU THE PROUDEST?
Having been selected as an emergent designer by the British Fashion council during the London Fashion Week men that has given us the opportunity to export ourselves internationally and start a french team based in paris.
WHICH PRODUCT IN GALLINEE RANGE DO YOU PREFER? AND WHY?
The Body Milk is a wonder, I love the refreshing perfume and texture. And last but not least, it’s working as a miracle in keeping your skin smooth and moisturised all day. It’s my favorite so far.
Thank you so much Winnie!
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