Classic and stylish with a pop of fun, just like the woman it was named after: Letitia Linke - a talented and gorgeous warrior who sadly lost her battle with ovarian cancer in 2018.
Teesh would get such a kick out of having a bracelet stack named after her. She had exquisite taste and was a gifted interior decorator, based in country South Australia. The black and white stripes in the bracelets pay homage to her classic style, and the dash of pink is a tribute to her signature pink lippy.
Letitia and I first met at school, and then reconnected years later thanks to the fabulous interior decorating blogging community that existed pre Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram. Remember those days? She championed other small businesses and side hustles, and her support for my little businesses will never be forgotten.
Letitia was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 34. She and her husband Paul had built their dream home on the farm where they raised their two young boys and she ran a successful interior decorating business, The White Shed. Her quintessential black and white classic styling was effortless and timeless and she built a cult following on the Yorke Peninsula, and beyond.
As she fought her battle against ovarian cancer, Letitia campaigned fiercely to educate women about the disease, and raise funds for much needed research. There is no early detection test for this cancer that provides women only a 47% chance of living five years after diagnosis.
Teesh sadly lost her battle in August 2018, aged 38. But her efforts to put the spotlight on ovarian cancer have not been in vain. The Letitia Linke Research Foundation passionately continues her work to raise awareness and funds for research into an early detection test and the development of more directed and personalised treatment for women with ovarian cancer.
All profits from the sale of this bracelet stack will go to the Letitia Linke Research Foundation.
Find out more about the Foundation here: https://llrf.org.au/