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Fashion does not have to mean luxury

By | May 17th, 2017|Fashion, Industry News, Trade Shows|

When we look at the work from the most popular designers in catwalks, there are two words that immediately come to our minds: fashion and luxury. We usually overlook such relation and simply say: “Oh! These garments are incredible, I wonder who could pay for them”, but the linkage fashion-luxury is more damaging than we [...]

ENOUGH! It is time for a change

By | April 27th, 2017|Industry News, Manufacturers|

“24th of April 2013, my life changed completely. It seemed to be an ordinary day, I wake up very early in the morning and went to work to the Rana Plaza building as every day. I needed to bring money home so we could eat and so I have never minded to work untiringly during [...]

Brexit and the uncertain future for the UK apparel industry

By | April 20th, 2017|Industry News, Made in the UK, Manufacturers|

“Brexit” is everywhere: TV, radio, press, street talks, at home… We are constantly seeing endless debates about its potential repercussions; there are many opinions, but the same question arises in everyone's mind: 'What is going to happen after Brexit?' Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Commission, has said today that the general election, scheduled [...]

Struggles For ‘Made In America’

By | March 22nd, 2017|Industry News|

"We want products made by our workers in our factories stamped with those four magnificent words — made in the USA," Trump said. Many American clothing firms have welcomed this proposal with open arms; they believe that the new administration’s view will finally clear the foggy future of American manufacturing and return it to its [...]

Nottingham’s Fashion Industry

By | March 7th, 2017|Bridge & Stitch HQ, Industry News, Press|

Recent figures from insurance broker Simply Business reveal that Nottingham saw the largest rise in fashion startups in 2016 and is now the UK’s budding fashion capital. The city has had 126 per cent more fashion industry startups in 2016 than in 2015, which is a larger increase than any other city in the UK. [...]

Meet Our New Marketing Intern!

By | March 3rd, 2017|Bridge & Stitch HQ|

Hi, my name is Catherine and I am currently a second year student at Nottingham Trent University studying Media, Film and Television. I chose to take the Humanities at Work module on my course which allows me to undertake a placement to gain some experience. I was interested in the role of a Marketing Assistant [...]

Welcome Claudio!

By | February 17th, 2017|Bridge & Stitch HQ|

Hello everybody! My name is Claudio and I am a dual-award international business student at Nottingham Trent University, and despite the fact that my name dates back to the Roman Empire, I am not Italian but Spanish; in fact, I am the first foreign intern in Bridge & Stitch! I will be working for Bridge [...]

UK Sportswear Factory Shows Us Fabric Production Up Close

By | February 16th, 2017|Made in the UK, Manufacturers, Suppliers|

Last week we visited a factory in Derbyshire to see some of the garments they produce and the processes used in creating them. We were guided through the factory by Steve, one of the owners of the business, who explained to us how everything works, as well as some of the company history. The factory [...]

Intern Update

By | February 13th, 2017|Bridge & Stitch HQ|

As Spring is approaching and new beginnings are starting, its time for us to say goodbye to our interns. We have thoroughly enjoyed having them here, they have been a pleasure to work with. They doubled the size of our team here at Bridge & Stitch and it has created a real buzz in our [...]

Relocation, Relocation!

By | February 3rd, 2017|Bridge & Stitch HQ|

We are very excited to announce that Bridge & Stitch has moved to bigger and better premises! We are now located just a short walk from the train station which is much more convenient for visitors. We now even having car parking spaces on site.  Our new address is: Bridge & Stitch Ltd., Arkwright House, Moore [...]

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