Meet the Manufacturer Seminar: How to make a million with an idea and an old sewing machine

Throughout the day at meet the manufacturer there were also seminars going on alongside the event, offering tips and advice from their own experience of manufacturing in Britain and looking to inspire others to get [...]

Fashion does not have to mean luxury

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! [...]

ENOUGH! It is time for a change

“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. [...]

Brexit and the uncertain future for the UK apparel industry

“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 [...]

Struggles For ‘Made In America’

"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 [...]

Nottingham’s Fashion Industry

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 [...]

Meet Our New Marketing Intern!

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 [...]

Welcome Claudio!

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 [...]

UK Sportswear Factory Shows Us Fabric Production Up Close

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 [...]

Intern Update

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 [...]

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