Over the last ten years there have been a few major disasters within the manufacturing sector which has highlighted a larger problem within the industry. One of which was known as the Rana Plaza disaster where 1,130 people died from a collapsed building in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The building contained clothing factories, a bank, shops, and apartments.Read More
My third guest on The Fashion Feed podcast is Catherine Erdly of Future Retail
She has over 19 years experience working with product businesses of all sizes from high street names (such as Laura Ashley, Coast and Paperchase), all the way down to brand new businesses with just a handful of customers.
Catherine is your go - to woman if you want to get more organised and make more money.Read More
My second guest on The Fashion Feed podcast is Sophie Slater of the eco - fashion brand Birdsong London.
Sophie started the brand with Sarah in 2014 as they were inspired by the great skill and creativity in women’s community groups but frustrated by their financial insecurity in the context of budget cuts and rising rents.Read More
I have at least 2 or 3 people every day come to me asking about instagram, what to post, when to post and why they should even bother if their following is small. I’ve done a short video with a handful of tips if you feel like you’re in a bit of a rut with it allRead More
I was recently interviewed for an article with Eloise Hall who is a fashion journalism student at London College of Fashion.
We discuss some key topics around setting up your own fashion brand and what to think about to ensure you have a good chance of success!Read More
This is an article I came across last year and regularly forward it on to my clients as it sums up everything I believe in with regards to budget planning at the start of your brand!
It has been written by Kim Winser for Forbes.com & the link to the original article can be found here
Kim was the youngest-appointed and first female director of the Womenswear Group at Marks and Spencer Plc, chief executive at Pringle of Scotland, CEO of Aquascutum and chairman of Agent Provocateur. She also served as retail guru to 3i, and most recently, launched luxury fashion brand Winser LondonRead More
We cover so many topics like what we’re reading at the moment, how I got into the fashion industry, making an income plan & what happens inside a fashion buying office!Read More
In this video, Catherine Erdly, Joanne Griffin and I discuss the 5 mistakes people make when starting a fashion brandRead More
The number 1 rule in retail is - who are you talking to?
Without any customers, you don’t have a fashion business!
This will root all your difficult decision making because the clothes that you’re offering must always serve a purpose to your customerRead More
So you’ve seen the new catwalk trends for SS19 but how do you interpret them for your brand? Or even which ones to choose?
I wanna chat about how to interpret fashion trends for your brand so you don’t end up doing all the things!Read More
It’s been proven that millenials trust recommendations from other people rather than the brand itself hence, why influencer marketing exists & is so successful to spread the word about your fashion brandRead More
Here you can take a listen to my recent podcast I did with Nicky Raby of ‘Dreaming & Doing’Read More