Building sustainability in sourcing and manufacture across the international textile industry

Category: Inspiration

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I enjoyed reading Andrew Barker’s article in the BOF on Paul Smith’s plans to re-organise his business and calendar around the changing world we live in. “I think the world has gone mad” he says “There’s this absolute horrendous disease of greed and over expansion and unnecessary, massive over supply of product” I want it […]

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31st January 2016

Fast Fashion V Environment

Category: The Environment

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At the turn of the millennium I was an Englishman living in the US, working for an international corporation, manufacturing branded apparel. I soon learned the difference between our two cultures. Britain had high-end, mid-range and low-cost clothing in stores, which lined up with disposable income levels – wealthy, middle-of-the-road, lower income – and people […]

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Fashion Week is always inspiring. It’s always a great way to kick start the New Year – and 2016 seems to be no exception. I saw an interesting article in Elle magazine and it really brought home to me the rich diversity and creative ability today’s designers possess. In a sector that can get consumed by instant repetitive […]

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