Businesses By Local Parents

So many NW8-mums & dads have amazing businesses and I want to honour them here. This is not an advertising page, nor is it a page full of unknown businesses and entrepreneurs. I know all these parents personally and am a customer.

To appear on this page is by invitation.

Jeanette Rauch Photography

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I am Jeanette. I am a photographer and a mum of two, I love my family, good food, travelling the world, exposing my children to other cultures and photography. I started taking pictures when I was in High School as an after-school activity. We had a dark room in our school, so we learnt how to actually “take and develop” pictures and I fell in love with photography and have been photographing ever since.


Whenever there was an event or when we went on vacation I was the one taking the pictures… It feels like I must have taken a million by now. But the moment that I decided, that I wanted to take the step into professional photography was when I was getting married and was looking for a wedding photographer. I really did not like most of the photographers I had come across. I thought my pictures looked much better, maybe I should do this professionally as many of my friends had suggested all along. So I started to take courses at university and with other professional photographers in London, Frankfurt and Hong Kong.


When my son was born, the wish of doing this professionally intensified; I just loved taking pictures of him and those little moments that were so special and would otherwise be forgotten.
For me photography is a way of capturing those magical little moments forever. In 20 years from now, when my kids are all grown up, I can look at these little moments and the memories of how they were when they were little will come flooding back. With my photography I want to do the same for other people; be this capturing their little babies, or them being pregnant or getting married. I believe it is important to capture emotions in a picture and I would love to be the one you would entrust with this.
Looking forward to meeting you and capturing your special moments.




The Eugéns: A luxury footwear brand for children.

The Eugéns celebrates the playful and adventurous spirit of children and the love of retro and vintage design. Founded by the closest of friends Kalia and Christina share same attributes on quality, design and style. They are first and foremost mums who seek to create shoes for little feet using the highest level of quality in terms of material and craftsmanship, refined simplicity and most importantly attention to detail. Their desire to combine traditional handcrafted design with advanced contemporary design led them to create a brand that is unique.



The Little PA

We all know how busy life is as a parent. Once your children go to school, it can be hard to keep on top of everything. NW8-mum Maria Kalli has a background in event organising, so for her setting up a company, The Little PA, which helps parents organise parties, school holidays and more was a no-brainer.



One of our lovely mums, Mihaela, is a very talented jewellery designer and she is offering NW8-mums a 10% discount on her beautiful pieces. The promotion code is NW8MUMS. Her pieces are stunning and one of a kind. She has been feateured in Cosmopolitan Magazine, Vogue and other ones.


Anastasia Evdokimova Photography

Anastasia is a newborn and baby photographer in London. She works with natural light and on location, at a comfort of your home. She is a member of International Association of Newborn Photographers and Baby and Newborn Photography Association. She is professionally trained and has attended a number of newborn safety workshops from leading UK and US specialists. Please note the best time to photograph newborns is when your baby is between 5-12 days old. There is limited number of newborn photo shoots each month. To avoid disappointment it is recommended to book a newborn photo session before your due date.


Gott Diamonds

Gott Diamonds has just opened up their online shop on classic pieces of diamond jewellery.
You can also check out their latest pieces of their Instagram page.