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What Is Being Done To Fix Fashion?
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What Is Being Done To Fix Fashion?

Last week I was invited to take part in the Westminster Business Forum about the next steps for the UK fashion industry looking at sustainability, ethics and growth. I was very excited to be involved and to know that ministers are looking into how to fix fashion. Fixing Fashion Inquiry In 2018 the UK government’s…

10 Brilliant British-made Fashion Brands
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10 Brilliant British-made Fashion Brands

To celebrate the first Made in UK day on the 9th March I wanted to champion some amazing fashion & textile brands that I love that are making in Britain and are brilliantly sustainable and ethical too. Socko Socko make sustainable socks using recycled ECONYL nylon and pre-consumer waste or leftover merino wool sourced from…

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Meet our Makers – Discovery Knitting

Discovery Knitting knit the jersey and loopback with certified organic yarn for our t-shirts and sweatshirts and are based in South Wigston, Leicestershire just over 20 miles from our office. They knit high quality knit fabrics for fashion designers in the UK and across the world including organic and merino wool.  They are a first…

6 Reasons to Buy British Fashion
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6 Reasons to Buy British Fashion

Products made in Britain will most often demand a high price point, including British fashion. So why pay that extra cost? Is it worth that higher price? Quality Considering the industrial revolution and clothing manufacture began in Britain, it is not surprising that we are known around the world for producing high quality goods. Making…

Sailor style
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Sailor style

Quba & Co. are another innovational brand who manufacture in the UK.  It was started by two friends with passion for sailing twenty years ago in Salcombe, Devon. Inspired by British nautical heritage they came up with the idea to re-use reclaimed canvas sailcloth and turn them into unique jackets. They had some jackets made up by a…

Trouser Town
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Trouser Town

After last week’s post I got thinking about some of the amazing people that are making things in the UK right now so I wanted to give them a well earned shout out. Ok, they’re not making childrenswear but these guys are leading the way, and bucking the trend whilst making it more possible for…