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Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and those long-lasting winter blues have finally lifted. They look cute together. This feeling of pride in their community exists not just with their rapidly-growing customer base, but also their carefully selected, tight-knit team, that includes Perry's sister. "We work with an amazing collection of women, a lot of whom we met throughout our career and have been able to bring on board to the business because they're the best people we've worked with," Perry continues.
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When I talk to the pair as lockdown in London has already begun to ease, though, their outlook is unexpectedly upbeat. "We've been somewhat lucky as a direct-to-consumer business, which was always a priority," says Wright. "That's helped protect us right now, and being smaller, we've been able to be nimble and really react." It seems that while they're conscious to keep their finger on their pulse, they've also recognized that the principles they laid out as the foundation for the brand have put them in surprisingly good stead to navigate this strange new world. In Tove's case, their first idea has proven to be their best one.
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