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Newsletter 23rd June 2021

Ethical ‘Made in the UK’ Production

We are thrilled that we are now making for N Brown Group PLC. It has been a transformational year for the group in terms of ensuring sustainable and ethical practices throughout its entire business model. We are pleased to offer our ethical manufacturing services for N Brown and its products that are made here in the UK.

Next In Conversation…Fashion File with Northbound Radio

Last month it was Fashion-Enter CEO Jenny Holloway, this time it’s the turn of Maria Ikong Ehuy, a mumpreneur and resident of the Islington community. Maria started her fashion journey by enhancing her technical fashion skills with Fashion-Enter by designing bespoke handmade clothing for voluptuous women curating Hashtag Made IV Me. 

By infusing her African and European cultures, Maria has developed unique and eclectic designs tailored to her muses to enhance and bring out their inner confidence.

Listen to her in conversation with Lauren Morrison founder of Fashion File on Northbound Radio Wednesday 30th July 2021 @2.00pm.  

Machinist Jobs, Apprenticeships & Kickstart

We have several jobs, apprenticeships and a trainee Kickstart Scheme place for machinists based at our factory in Newtown, Wales. To view all of the positions available please visit our jobs section here.

Hear From Us Tomorrow 24th June

As a part of Leicester Innovation Week currently underway (21 – 26 June) Fashion-Enter and the new FCFTA will be discussing the topic ‘Rebuilding the image of Leicester’s fashion industry’. Councillor Clarke will open and talk about the advantages of reshoring back to the UK in terms of speed of response, technical innovations, and smaller quantities so that unsold garments do not contribute to landfill. Fashion-Enter’s CEO Jenny Holloway and Production Director Caroline Ash will join to discuss – what are the lessons learned from recent events?  Ethical audits and how to attain leading status in the Fast Forward audit. This online session will take place on Thursday 24th June 3.00 – 4.00 pm Tap here to book your place at this free event.

Date for Your Diary: Cupcakes & Cocktails with Diva Choice

The Diva Choice, Cupcakes & Cocktails experience will take place on Saturday 24th July 12 – 5pm, customers are free to pop in for music, cocktails and cupcakes while browsing the latest designs. Diva Choice, founded by Tricia Blake, is a womenswear accessories, clothing and pampering brand that aims to empower and make women feel and look amazing. Along with some on-the-day bargains those spending over £30 will get £5 off on Diva Choice and Fashion-Enter’s ‘Made in the UK’ brand B of London.

The Diva Choice Cupcake & Cocktails free event will take place Saturday 24th July 12 – 5pm at the FC Designer Collective, 113-115, Fonthill Road, London N4 3HH. Close to Finsbury Park tube station. See you there!

Masterclasses & Courses

For our continual agenda of Stitching, Pattern Cutting and Tailoring courses please tap here

How to Build a Brand with Dancing Leopard (Online)

Optitex 3-day course – July

The Sampling Process (Free online)

How to Build Your Omnichannel Strategy (Online)

Gerber Accumark 3-day Course for Beginners – September

How to Do Your Own PR (Online)

What Does It Take to Launch a Successful Fashion Business? (Online)

How to Produce a High Selling Product (Online)

How to Wholesale (Online)

Fabric Swatch of the Week

New in is this tiger print, blood orange, jersey printed with one of the world’s most sustainable fabric printers: Kornit Presto, right here at Fashion-Enter in north London. Add some fun to your home furnishings or clothing with this bold, jungle print. Available from the FCFabricStudio at £4.50 a metre.

This Week on FashionCapital…

A 2020 study from Nielsen stated that pre-pandemic, 74 percent of U.S. Millennials said they are more likely to buy from brands supporting social issues they care about. In this article: Luxury Brands Look to Improve their Eco Standing, we take a look at the designer and luxury end of the sector and the changes they are making to their businesses models.

And Finally…

Congratulations to Johanna Konta! Sending our warmest wishes to the powerhouse tennis star on her recent engagement! We have recently finished stitching her Wimbledon wardrobe for Ellesse at our north London factory. It has been an honour to work with them & we can’t wait to see each piece on court going for gold!

Until next time, have a great week!

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