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Let there be light... thin summer cotton beanie hats.

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

Let there be light... thin summer cotton beanie hats.

The summer seems to be upon us flooding us with positivity and light which is so lovely in these days of darkness.  If you are having cancer chemo chemotherapy, experiencing hair thinning leaving bald patches on your scalp or suffering from alopecia hair loss in the summer months it can be hard to find suitable thin lightweight headwear to cover and protect your head.  Bold Beanies are perfect for the warmer summer months as they cover the bald scalp and provide protection from harmful UV rays and keep the head at an even temperature, absorbing sweat and keeping you generally...

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Interview with Made in Wales TV about Bold Beanies

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

Interview with Made in Wales TV about Bold Beanies

 I generally don't like doing TV interviews (thats why I went into Radio!) but when Made in Wales contacted me I thought it sounded like a nice way to promote business in Wales. Abi was lovely and genuinely interested in the products. We talked about the how the idea for Bold Beanies came about from me loosing my hair to grade 3 advanced breast cancer and that I felt cold, especially at night time. I explained that scarves would slip, woollen hats were too itchy and got too hot and my wig I only wore on 2 occasions throughout the...

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New Printed Soft Cotton Bold Beanies hats for Chemo Cancer Alopecia Hair loss

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

New Printed Soft Cotton Bold Beanies hats for Chemo Cancer Alopecia Hair loss

Adding this brand new print to the collection this week... I love it and by the reaction on Instagram you do too! Great. Such a pretty subtle floral print in three wonderful colour-ways : Aqua, lilac and blue... which one will you choose? I'm going to call it the 'Helen' as it reminds me of a wonderful woman I met at the weekend with Alice's Escapes... the Lilac one has purple flowers in it :) Another one for the collection Helen! Super soft and silky, Bold Beanie hats are made to fit snuggly so it doesn't move around, but not...

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Alice's Escapes Open Day...

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

Alice's Escapes Open Day...

My girls and I were so happy to be able to help out at the most recent Alice's Escapes open day over the weekend and catch up with many of the amazing supporters as well as Alice's mum and dad and Milly, her sister. Introducing the new lodge and raising awareness for Alice's Escapes  This wonderful charity provides family holidays for seriously-ill children and also bereavement breaks for families of little angels.  In October 2010, 14-year old Alice Pyne was given a terminal prognosis. Determined to make every second count, she started an online blog detailing her hopes and dreams....

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Liberty art Fabrics soft cotton beanie hats

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

Liberty art Fabrics soft cotton beanie hats

Beautiful new prints from Liberty of London's extensive range of fabrics are being added to the Bold Beanies site all the time. From striking more graphic prints to the bold and floral to the wonderful traditional flowery prints we recognise so well from Liberty.  Bold Beanies is proud and excited to offer anyone going through cancer chemotherapy hair loss or even alopecia hair thinning a stylish luxury way to cover up and keep warm. Especially if you are a younger woman going through chemo so you can stay looking your best and help you face the day. These thin patterned...

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