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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. 

The Ugly Trainer: Practical Footwear for Trends A/W 18

The Ugly Trainer: Practical Footwear for Trends A/W 18
I'm doing backflips. The Kitten heel is one of the most annoying trends ever to grace the pavements and I cannot believe it ever got a second round. While there will still be some carefully balanced Glamazons who are able to stomp around in this ridiculous excuse for a sole throughout winter, I can go back to marching with dignity, and without fear of toppling. 

Style Trends 2018: The Eighties

Style Trends 2018: The Eighties
2018 is the year of Power Dressing 2.0. Big shoulders, bold colours and plenty of gorgeous tailoring. Put down your flares and suede, 201...

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 ...

30 Wears: Anty Lock

30 Wears: Anty Lock
  My #30Wears garment is a skirt from Claudie Pierlot. I like to buy something special when something good happens, when I got pr...

30 Wears: Carlo Trotter

My #30Wears garment is this navy coat with embroidered butterflies. I've had it for years. This was the first one I got but I have since bought...

30 Wears: Victoria Hall

My #30Wears garment came from my great-great aunt Val, who bought it in the 60's. I will always associate it with my mum picking me up from sch...

30 Wears: Vicky Guy

My #30Wears garment is my pyjamas. What item of clothing do you wear more? Most of my wardrobe has been worn 30 times. I'm a hoarder- what if t...

30 Wears: Emma Johnson-Gilbert

My #30Wears garment is a jacket which belonged to my mother. One of my most lasting images of my mother is that she always changed for dinner. ...

30 Wears: Katie Herlinger

My #30Wears garment came from an event at Somerset House during London Fashion Week. I expected my mum to hate it because it's bright pink but ...

30 Wears: Florence Milner

My #30Wears garment is a Pull and Bear denim jacket that I bought 2 or 3 years ago. I love denim. I think throughout my life I've always had a gr...