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10 Minutes with: Suliman

10 Minutes with: Suliman
  I am a tailor in Sierra Leone. I'm just starting out. I have been an apprentice to my older brother Obai for...

10 Minutes with: Theresa Nguyen

10 Minutes with: Theresa Nguyen
In this day and age, I believe that we have a shortage of young people aspiring to work in manufacturing. I have realised that my role is so important to the client as well as the factory. I am able to see what needs to move and what must be stopped. I represent more than the product. The glass wall of overseas manufacturing is foggy and I function as the translator and the assurer. Being a person in my mid-twenties, I have little experience but I have seen manufacturing from both sides of the table and my technical skills are valuable to the discussion because I can both learn and advise. I understand expectations on the client’s end but now I see the struggles on the manufacturer’s end as well. 

Ethical Tailoring: Brand Britain vs Manufacturing Abroad

Ethical Tailoring: Brand Britain vs Manufacturing Abroad
Earlier this year Gillian June began thinking about more than just jackets. We want to fill your wardrobe with lush, tailored, ethically made ...