Tag : Made in Britain
British fashion retail has been dealt a double dose of bad news in recent days.
The new champions of UK textilesSubscription
Now in its fifth year, the Prince’s Foundation’s Future Textiles initiative is ramping up efforts to attract a new generation into the British textile industry, while ensuring sustainable practices are embedded from the start.
Drapers speaks to UK textile mills about what they are doing to stay ahead, the future of the industry and the impact of Britain’s looming departure from the European Union.
British fashion's £5.5m industrial actionSubscription
A new £5.5m research programme aims to improve speed, productivity and sustainability in the UK’s clothing supply chain.
Fashion Enter launches womenswear labelSubscription
London-based manufacturer Fashion Enter has launched its own womenswear label, which it is selling direct to consumers online.
Johnstons of Elgin to open Edinburgh flagshipSubscription
Cashmere and woollen manufacturer Johnstons of Elgin will open a flagship store for its own brand in Edinburgh next spring.
Chesterfield-based leather manufacturer Clayton and Sons has been bought out of administration by its former finance director, Drapers understands.
UK cashmere brand Brora is set to open its 15th standalone store, as it prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary in March.
Drapers spoke to Susy Brown, founder and designer at luxury British bag brand Baia, to find out about her small-scale manufacturing and passion for “slow fashion”.
The debate over how to eradicate poor employment practices in some UK factories flared up again this week, prompting retailers and manufacturers to call for more support from the government.