changed life

Recession Changed my Life – For the Better

The recession has been a challenge for many people but an opportunity for others. 24-year-old fashion graduate, Maxine Wells, was one of those who found that it changed her life for the better. The economic downturn has proven particularly difficult for young people. Like many of her age, Maxine was fresh from university and struggled to find work. She decided instead to create Maxine’s of London, a high-end lingerie label, selling handmade corsets and luxury underwear online and through a London boutique. She is now on the verge of signing up a new boutique to stock her range. Maxine explains: “I was looking for a job at the worst possible time as the recession was at its peak. I decided to start making lingerie in my spare time and soon took the decision of turning this activ... »