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'Why I'm bringing UK button manufacturing back' with David Courtney of Courtney & Co.

After spotting an article in Country life in 2013 calling for help to save the last remaining UK horn button manufacturer, commodities broker…

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'How I turned my passion into a business' with Bee Good co-founder and bee keeper Simon Cavill

This week we took our Facebook Live on the road to meet Make it British member Bee Good, to talk bees, brands and…

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Justine Tabak Womenswear SS2017
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'How I went from corporate life to launching my own womenswear brand' with Justine Tabak

Find out why Justine turned her back on corporate life to launch her eponymous label. What were the challenges? and what tips would…

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Bodleian reversible bolero jacket
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Meet Bianca Elgar: From kitchen table start-up to award-winning business

Award-winning designer Bianca Elgar tells us how she has grown her British brand with a passion for creativity and luxury Bianca, can you…

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Designer Interview: We interview four very different British milliners

From self-taught to Royal Warrant Holder trained, we interview four fantastic hat makers to find out what inspires their British millinery. Following last week’s…

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Designer interview: Paul Brown of Anthony & Brown Menswear

Setting up a British menswear brand is not without challenges, but quality rules over quantity, says Anthony & Brown founder Paul Brown Can you…

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Meet the Maker: Keith Hanshaw, The Leather Satchel Co.

We interview Keith Hanshaw, Managing Director and Master Craftsman at The Leather Satchel Co. Hi Keith, can you introduce us to The Leather…

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'How I launched my British-made handbag business' with Isabelle Ugochukwu of Isabella Queen

Founder and creative director of Isabella Queen, Isabelle Ugochukwu, on how she launched her luxury British handbag brand, life after Brexit, and what her top…

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Meet the Manufacturer: Ben Lowe and his Griplock socks

We catch up with Meet the Manufacturer Innovation Accelerator 2016 winner Ben Lowe about his company’s winning innovation, Griplock socks. As part of…

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Behind the scenes at The All-in-One Company

We took a trip to Northumberland for ‘The All-in-One Experience’ to create our own onesies and watch first hand as they were being…

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The history of UK sock manufacturer Pantherella

We chat to Justin Hall, chief executive of UK sock manufacturer Pantherella about their long history, their Leicester factory and their exciting future  …

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Designer Interview: Talia Hussain, founder of Ramnation Knitwear

We tackle supply chain transparency, poverty wages, toxic chemicals and social injustice with Talia Hussain at knitwear brand Ramnation At this time of…

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Designer Interview: Isobel Ridley, founder of Lavender Hill Clothing

We chat with Isobel Ridley, founder of Lavender Hill Clothing about Clapham, Leicestershire, Scotland and beyond. Twenty-four year old Isobel Ridley founded Lavender Hill…

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Judy Bentinck
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Meet the Designer: Judy Bentinck of Judy Bentinck Millinery

Make it British meets master milliner Judy Bentinck to find out how she creates her stunning bespoke headpieces for her clients. You started…

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