Pixie website is the retail outlet for Pixiedust fireworks and party company based just
outside Bristol in north Somerset, United Kingdom. Team
Pixie are a leading supplier of quality professional makeup
and face paints.
also suppliers of fancy dress, costumes and accessories as
well as vintage clothing.
talks to Lindsay Smith about this 'shining example' of a vintage
web-based business where the customer always comes first.
hippy, Sherlock Holmes, The Queen of Hearts,
Sgt. Pepper, 50s rock and roll, Roman and flappers costumes.
All and more are available to make your event go with a swing.
Please tell us about your background and the background to the
Pixiedust / Teampixie.co.uk business.
Lindsay: A little bit about my background and Team Pixie... I am a make
up artist and specialise in special effects. I've always
had interest in make up and in historical make up.
The Team Pixie website has grown from our love and knowledge of make up
and vintage clothing.
We specialise in 1940's clothing, as my big Interest is the home
front. We also hire uniforms and civilian clothing as well as retailing vintage
and reproduction clothing. The website only shows a small amount of what we do.
Digger: Please tell us about the new Teampixie.co.uk
Lindsay: The new website is still in development but will have a wider
range of make-up products with tutorials and lots of advice for the
buyer. We will be adding more costumes to hire and expanding our
ranges to cover more vintage clothing and products for the re-enactor.
Digger: What impact does The Internet have on what you do? And from
how far do people come?
Lindsay: The Internet plays a large role in our business. We sell
products all over the world, but we are always on the phone to help
our customers and able to take telephone orders and offer advice. We
try to post out all orders the same day and offer a good service to our
customers. We carry a vast amount of stock in our Bristol warehouse
are happy for customers to collect orders. Although we are web-based,
it's important for us to get out and
about and we attend many shows during the year.
silver and gold face paint
Digger: What sort of feedback and comments are you getting about
your service and the products you sell?
Lindsay: We always strive to get good feedback and work very hard
to have happy customers. We have a large following on Youtube
and Facebook and many of our customers have become friends.
Being a web
business it's important to us that we are approachable to our
customers., We always answer the phone from 8-10, 7 days a week,
giving the customer the confidence to order on-line.
Digger: There are a lot of Retro-themed parties and events these
days. Why is Retro and Vintage such a big thing in so many
Lindsay: We have noticed that big increase in vintage and retro,
since getting Involved in vintage we have only met nice people and made
some wonderful friends. Vintage is a culture and therefore has its
own community which more and more people want to join.
Digger: What are the best sellers?
Lindsay: Our best sellers in the make-up range are fixers which allow
the wearer to have perfect make up all day. In the retro range
we hire our Home Guard uniform out a lot and our children's range
of 1940's clothing is also very popular.
Digger: What are the best and most rewarding things about what you
Lindsay: The best thing about Team Pixie for us is earning living from
doing something we both enjoy.
Digger: What are your plans for the future of Teampixie.co.uk?
Lindsay: We have many plans for the future including attending more
events and we are always looking out for the unusual.
a selection of the headwear available
from all genres and themes & through the ages
Up & Face Paint, Zombies, Halloween & Horror,
Ladies - Fancy Dress, Masks, Wigs & Beards,
Children's Costumes, Fancy Dress Hats, Men's - Fancy
Dress, Accessories & Props, Firework Shop, Costume
Hire, St Patrick's Day, World Book Week, Chinese New
Year, Australia Day, Roald Dahl Day, Bestival Fancy
Dress, Christmas, American Independence Day, Easter,
Alice in Wonderland, Fancy dress
The Teampixie website is the retail outlet for
pixiedust fireworks and party company based just
outside Bristol in North Somerset United Kingdom. We
are a leading supplier of quality professional makeup
and face paints. We are knowledgeable about the
products we sell and can provide everyone from a
single face painter, re-enactors, amateur theatre
groups to professional theatre, film and television
Our stock includes, face and body paints from Wolfe
fx, Aquacolour, Supracolour, from Kryolan, Pancake
greasepaint from Leichner, Foundations, Special
effects and metallic make up from Graftobian, face
& body paints from Snazaroo. White zombie eye
contact lenses for Halloween, foundations and vintage
make up from Ben Nye, clown make up from Mehron, Face
and body painting magazine from illusion, and a vast
range of eyelashes from glamour lashes to colored fun
If you don't see what you are looking for or need some
help and advice, we are only too pleased to help. We
offer free advice supplying costumes, fancy dress,
fireworks for just about every form of event.
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