Building sustainability in sourcing and manufacture across the international textile industry

Category: Behind The Scenes

  I have travelled extensively during my career in the textie and clothing industry, but my heart is very much here in the UK. That’s why I am always keen to support clothing and textile events even though this often means a very early start as I travel from my home in Newcastle Upon Tyne […]

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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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