Rosie Wolfenden MBE is the Managing Director and co-founder of Tatty Devine.
Tatty Devine started in 1999 following Rosie meeting fellow Chelsea School of Art student Harriet Vine where they bonded over a love of creativity and a shared rejection of “getting real jobs”. Formed in the heart of East London their jewellery soon achieved a cult following with fans that are still standing with them for almost 20 years later.
Rosie has appeared as a guest speaker on BBC Radio 4’s You and Yours and on Jo Good’s daytime radio show on BBC Radio London. She has also been a guest on BBC One’s Watchdog. In Autumn 2019 she was part of the team for Channel 5’s The Wonderful World of Crafting.
Rosie’s and Harriet 2019 touring exhibition Misshapes: The Making of Tatty Devine in partnership with the Crafts Council was an exhibition which celebrated twenty years of business, innovative British making, and the power of creativity and friendship. They were commissioned by the NOW gallery to create the Rainbow Arch in Greenwich Peninsular and have formed charity partnerships with WWF and the Fawcett Society. As a leading figure in entrepreneurship Rosie presented at the GIRLS GOT IDEAS project in collaboration with Poppy’s Papercuts and in partnership with WOW festival in 2018.
Rosie is a trustee of Rio Cinema in Dalston, an Executive member of the Guardian Women in Leadership and is on the Advisory Board for East End Trades Guild. She has presented and ran workshops at the British Museum, the Guardian, the British Library and Colette Paris.