News – Tagged "Interview"– Gillian June

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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. 

30 Wears: Connie Knox

Brands and big companies have a responsibility to improve conditions. It's such a cop out to blame the consumer. We're ignorant, we don't have the time to research every part of their business particularly when it's so opaque. We are going to take things on face value. 

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...

30 Wears: Fran Jenkins

  My #30Wears garment is a dress I bought to wear on Christmas day with my family. But I can also wear it for work. I work for a creative departm...

30 Wears: Izzy Warburg

My #30Wears garment is a tartan skirt, which has probably been worn by 30 people! I got it from my mum who got it from her mum, I think all my ...

30 Wears: Bia Mead

My #30Wears garment is my first gypsy dress. I bought it from ASOS about 3 years ago. It was £95, which for me was a massive amount to spend bu...