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Northern niche brand Not For Ponies was founded in Manchester back in 2009, by Fashion Enterprise graduate Rebecca Andrews. She first began getting creative with fashion and textiles as a child 20 years ago. Inspired by the Disney classic 101 Dalmatians, she watched in awe as Cruella de Vil (no matter how sinister) commissioned striking fashion illustrations. There was something about the fluid, free-hand sketching, immaculate application of watercolours and contrasting tones that made her think 'I want to do that'... Q. Can you introduce yourself and describe what you do? A. I design and make things with a fun, positive...

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