During tomorrow's Fashion & Jewellery Exchange in Birmingham, a one day entrepreneurial extravaganza for fashion and jewellery businesses, these three Enterprise Nation members will pitch their products live on stage to a buyer from retail giant Selfridges. 

Follow updates from the event via #FJExchange on Twitter and if you'd like to see the pitches in person and be inspired by fashion and jewellery entrepreneurs, buyers and experts, tickets are still available

Stacy Chan, Stacy Chan London

Describe your business in one sentence.

Luxury handbags handmade in Italy with clean lines, bold colours and designed in London for the modern woman.

Why do you want to pitch and why do you believe your product is right for Selfridges?

Our unique designs have been seen on British royalty, celebrities and bloggers. In addition, we have been included in The Telegraph, The Metro, Harper's Bazaar Online, and various other publications.

Our collections are currently available on harveynichols.com and I think the brand's commitment to the highest quality materials and craftsmanship will resonate with Selfridges customers.

What is your vision for the future of your business?

The brand continues to grow, with its origins in our unique evening bags and has expanded to include tote bags, cross body bags and backpacks.

This coming season, we are launching two new styles and introducing two new colour combinations.

In the medium term, we plan to offer wallets, purses and other leather accessories for women before looking to a mens offering.

Gizelle Thorpe, Gizelle Renee

Describe your business in one sentence.

A premium luxury accessories brand designing products to empower, energise and inspire confidence by hand making accessories that radiate creativity, craftsmanship and character.

Why do you want to pitch and why do you believe your product is right for Selfridges?

I decided from the very first day I started my glove company that I was going to make gloves that are not seen as functional items to protect from the cold but instead as an accessory that is loved, cherished and you get excited about to wear.

I firmly believe that by focusing on a niche accessory and perfecting the artisan traditional skillset of glove making, we are able to deliver fashion forward, lasting accessories that are stunning, flawless and people don't need to try them on, they have to.

We have built the foundations of our company through word of mouth, where are products speak for us. Each glove comes with a handmade glove bag and sets the bar higher than any other glove brand on the market. 

With the success of our gloves, we have launched a capsule umbrella and scarf range that have gained a huge amount of attention and felt this was a natural, and right, progression for our brand. 

Selfridges is a department store that when I walk through it feels like walking through a much welcomed journey of fashion experience where its offering is compelling, flawless and attention to detail amazes me.

It's a place I can wander around and feel lost in the amazement of fashion.

I remember watching the first series of Mr. Selfridge and the ladies would come in to have their hands measured and their gloves fitted. The range was counter top and stunning.

I would like nothing else then to be the brand that brings this back to Selfridges and really invent and bring alive the world of fashion gloves.

What is your vision for the future of your business?

I want to create accessories that enable a certain serendipity between character and style.

At the heart of the brand is the belief that style is a perception delivered by feeling empowered in whatever it is you put on that day and you can only feel truly empowered if you stay true to who you are.

You may not have the confidence to wear a red dress but you can a red glove. Everyone has a pocket of confidence they want to unleash and the brand seeks to find that in our customer. 

With a release of a new website in October, a key influencer blog launch and building of our new product ranges we aim to take the brand global and eventually, have a shop where everyone is welcomed to explore their take on creativity and craftsmanship. 

Roseanna Croft, Roseanna Croft Jewellery

Describe your business in one sentence.

A luxury British jewellery brand, celebrating love and glamour through bespoke design and individual collections.

Why do you want to pitch and why do you believe your product is right for Selfridges?

To see my designs in a luxury store such as Selfridges is a life long dream of mine. 

I believe my product is right for Selfridges due to the luxurious and high quality nature of it.

Roseanna Croft Jewellery celebrates glamour and individuality through our designs.

We like to make a timeless and elegant statement with our bespoke pieces and collections.

We only use precious metals and gemstones to ensure quality and everything is handmade from our boutique in the Peak District.

Our jewellery can be fit for a casual tea party or an elegant ball. 

It is for the above reasons, I believe Roseanna Croft Jewellery would stand out to the clientele of Selfridges.

What is your vision for the future of your business?

My vision is to have five bespoke jewellery boutiques throughout Britain, potentially branching out to the fashion capitals of the world.

In these boutiques, as we do currently in our boutique in the Peak District, we will celebrate and specialise in bespoke design while also showcasing our collections.

Our collections will also be found in Harrods, Selfridges and other luxury department stores internationally.

We offer our client a complete luxury experience from start to finish and the client and their jewellery will always be our main focus. This will guide our success.

Follow updates from the event via #FJExchange on Twitter and if you'd like to see the pitches in person and be inspired by fashion and jewellery entrepreneurs, buyers and experts, some tickets are still available

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