Jo Simpson - Style Director

Jo is our creative genius whose keen eye for detail and past experience in some of the UK's top magazine publications keeps us firmly on trend. As we continue to expand the brand, Jo maintains that it is the Irish heritage of Rathbornes1488 that really inspires her most.

Favourite Fragrance? Rosemary, Fougere and Camphor.

"There's something honest, sophisticated and intoxicating about it."




Tim Duggan-Rees (and Jumbo the puppy!) - Director of Retail 

Tim is in charge of brand creation, innovation, design as well as overseeing the retail business of the company. Working closely alongside Jo from the London offices as well as Ireland, Tim is eternally working to keep the brand at its best. 

Favourite Fragrance? Dublin Tea Rose, Oud and Patchouli.

"It's the perfect take-to-dinner gift and it works for all seasons. What more could you want?!"




Erin Matthews - Store Manager

Erin is the one in charge at our flagship Charles Farris store in Battersea. With an unrivalled level of organisation, Erin makes sure everything runs smoothly day to day as we strive to maintain ourselves as one of the top independent retailers in London.

Favourite Fragrance? White Pepper, Honeysuckle and Vertivert.

"It's fresh and floral and creates a lovely relaxing atmosphere in whichever room it's placed"









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