Building sustainability in sourcing and manufacture across the international textile industry

31st January 2016

Fast Fashion V Environment

Category: The Environment

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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Category: Inspiration

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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Category: Know what you want

There is an incredibly instinctive North East fashion business that shines brightly in the region. It’s an ecommerce brand, led by a CEO with perception, vision and an amazing ability to ‘just know’ what to sell. This is a young company, run by young people, for young people – perfect. They enjoyed tearaway success in the […]

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