Posts Tagged ‘Branch d’Olive’


Posted on July 24th, 2013

The Accessory Queen was founded just over 7 years ago after searching for affordable leather handbags in jewel colours for the owners’ personal consumption! She came across a fabulous supplier but needed to buy 8!

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She took the gamble and promptly took them to her local gym to sell. After an amazing sell-out, realised the gap in the market and continued buying and selling expanding to other venues and even peoples homes.

The natural progression was to the costume jewellery market and continued her philosophy choosing unusual and vibrant styles.

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The shop opportunity came her way in the shape of a good friend having a spare room on her first floor of her interior design business.  This small room expanded over the next 18months to where it is today and now occupies a three story Georgian building in the heart of the historic Berkshire town of Newbury.

In August 2011 The Accessory Queen decided it was time to introduce her King to the shop so the AK range of gorgeous men’s gifts and accessories was introduced and has been extremely popular.

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As the hard economic times continued in 2012 & 2013 it became apparent that as much as we all try to fight it the days of the independent retailer on the high street were sadly numbered!

It was time for a serious re-think and there are a couple of exciting projects in the pipeline. However the expansion and development of the website was a natural starting point.

We hope this website brings everything the discerning lady or gentleman needs to accessorise themselves. We will help to keep you up to date with all the latest trends and styles we find.

We hope you enjoy our website as it continually grows and expands.

Products from around the world: Branche d’Olive just in.

Posted on April 30th, 2010

Some of you may not realise that The Accessory Queen is not just about fabulous accessories.

Since the beginning we have made it our aim to source for our customers the most elegant products from around the world that we can find.

With Branche d’Olive we are really confident we have achieved that aim for you.

When the Branche d’Olive Bouquet Aromatique first entered the UK market it was a relatively new concept in home fragrance. It also meant,certainly for my house anyway, that it was very soon going to be time for the light to go out on scented candles.

But how does it all work?

Basically if you want to scent your house all day every day all you have to do is place the rattan sticks in the bottle and let them soak up the glorious essential oils. This stylish little product operates quite simply by capillary action and the sticks will draw the scent from the bottle and it will gently scent the room. It is safe to be left open and the fragrance will last up to two months and maybe even longer depending on where you leave it.

You can see from the photos that the elegance of the product is carried on with its’ distinctive packaging.

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Branche d’Olive create beautiful fragrances for the home in a variety of elegant scents.

~ Rose Accienne

~  Bamboo Lotus

~ Fleur de Cassis (blackcurrant flower)

~ Garrigue (a citrus cologne reminiscent of Eau de Sauvage)

~ Lavende (lavender)

~ Vanille & Pamplemouse (vanilla & grapefruit)

~ Orange Confite

~ Le Vert (green tea) .

The bouquet aromatique’s are available in the more popular 200ml size but there is also a 100ml size available.

Another great feature is that if your bouquet aromatique has run out you don’t need to buy a whole new set. All you need to do is simply pour in one of the new refill bottles and the existing sticks will continue to work. Before you know it everything will be back to normal and smelling fabulous.

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Our customers just love the subtle but distinctive aromas and very quickly decide on their favourites and just keep coming back for more.

See our complete range of home frangrance products