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30 Fair Trade Clothing Brands That Are Betting Against Fast Fashion — The Good Trade. Based In | USAEthics | Fair Trade Certified, B Corporation, 1% Give Back Best For | Fair Trade Shoes Product Range | Shoes, Leather BagsPrice Range | $$$ Oliberté is a sustainable brand supporting workers’ rights in sub-Saharan Africa.

30 Fair Trade Clothing Brands That Are Betting Against Fast Fashion — The Good Trade

They believe in empowerment, transparency, and doing right by all. This means making premium quality products with a lifetime warranty, and it means treating every employee, everywhere in the world, with respect. Forbes Welcome. Fast Fashion - Can It Be Ethical? The “fast fashion” business model is to churn out new styles quickly and cheaply.

Fast Fashion - Can It Be Ethical?

It is a business model of disposable clothing. This is extremely profitable for big brands and attractively affordable to consumers, but it is also unsustainable and costly to people and the planet. What are the five recent arrivals to Australia – H&M, Zara, Uniqlo, Topshop and Forever 21 – doing to change their unflattering reputation for unsustainable fashion? The problem. Missguided credits fast UK sourcing for record growth. Missguided’s rapid sourcing model is central to its record profit and revenue growth, with over half of the etailer’s collections supplied by UK factories, according to chief financial officer Paul Masters.

Missguided credits fast UK sourcing for record growth

“Almost all of the ranges are designed in-house and between 50% and 60% comes from UK factories,” he said, as the Manchester-based company reported EBITDA increased six-fold from £900,000 to £5.5m for the year to March 31. The young fashion etailer, which introduces an average of 250 new items online each week, increased revenue by 69% to £86m during the same period. “We have an established base in the UK, which is a real benefit to us, and a very fast sourcing model from our suppliers in China and the Far East. We can turn things round from conception of design to having it up on the site within a matter of weeks,” said Masters.

Birmingham City University - Sign In. Connecting Site... Missguided FY14 sales grow 70 percent. Fashion Jobs in London and Fashion News in the UK Fashion jobs, Fashion news and all other possible Fashion information fashion professionals need.

Missguided FY14 sales grow 70 percent

Missguided enjoys 90 percent turnover jump. Fashion Jobs in London and Fashion News in the UK Fashion jobs, Fashion news and all other possible Fashion information fashion professionals need.

Missguided enjoys 90 percent turnover jump

Fashion design jobs in the UK and a Fashion News archive and links to international fashion jobs. Fashion designer, store manager, design assistant, fashion manager, fashion buyer, fashion marketing, stylist, junior stylist, pattern maker, pr executive, product developer and many other fashion jobs in the UK. A Tour of the Missguided Office - Missguided. We have a pretty killer office even if we do say so ourselves so we figured, why not take a tour.

A Tour of the Missguided Office - Missguided

Here are a few of our favourite spots… The make up table (complete with Hollywood-style mirror lights) is where our models get the camera-ready treatment. Our model wall means being surrounded by our Missguided babes all day, just in case a killer idea springs to mind and we need to call one of our girls in. If you haven’t already figured it out yet, we love blue-tacking things to walls.

These are a few of our inspo walls dotted around the office, total eye candy! The styling cupboard is the best place to stop by if you wanna see what’s hitting the site next. The Missguided Pixies love leaving cool stuff all over the office for us to stumble across; we’re just spreading the good vibes! Missguided is Now on LiketoKnow.it - Missguided.

Babes of Missguided. Youth Fashionwear. This Key Note Market Update examines the youth fashionwear market in the UK, exploring the different trends and issues impacting the industry and its position within the wider UK fashion industry over the 5 years between 2010 and 2014.

Youth Fashionwear

The youth fashionwear market is divided into three key market sectors: clothing, footwear and clothing accessories, for both male and female consumers, aged between 13 and 24 years old. Key Note estimates that the value of the market increased by 8.9% in 2014. Teenage bloggers and ‘vloggers’ are having a growing influence on the fashion choices of younger consumers, with the conversational style of such blogs widely accepted as being a more honest review than a brand campaign or industry magazine. A string of collaborations between high-end designers and high-street youth fashion retailers has sprung up in the last few years, proving popular among young consumers who lack the available finances for the designer’s mainline range.

Youth Fashionwear. This Key Note Market Report analyses the UK consumer market for youth fashionwear, covering both the male and female fashion offerings for the 13 to 24 year-old age group.

Youth Fashionwear

Fashionwear can be defined as fashion clothing, footwear and clothing accessories; in terms of the youth consumer audience, this can consist of both specifically targeted youth or teenage fashion collections, as well as adult fashion collections, which are particularly popular with the youth demographic. Key Note estimates that the market has shown consistent year-on-year growth throughout the past 5 years (2009 to 2013), rising at a significant rate of 31.6% overall.

With the UK having a strong heritage for fashion design, being classed as one of the leading fashion capitals in the world, there is a high following for the latest fashion trends among youth consumers. EXCLUSIVE: The wait is over! Nicole Scherzinger unveils her debut range for Missguided. 30-piece collection revealed in fullThe affordable range is priced between £15-£50Nicole designed it with her statement style and catwalk trends in mindSays she loves the fishnet pieces and describes range as 'urban chic'Revealed she's excited for fans to 'welcome her back to music world' By Bianca London for MailOnline Published: 07:48 GMT, 11 March 2014 | Updated: 18:51 GMT, 12 March 2014 She's topped best dressed lists and proven her fashion prowess on X Factor, so it made sense for Nicole Scherzinger to channel her style expertise into a clothing line.

EXCLUSIVE: The wait is over! Nicole Scherzinger unveils her debut range for Missguided

The former Pussycat Doll has been busy creating a new clothing line for brand Missguided and fashion fans will be delighted to hear that it's landed online. Missguided to launch first physical store in the UK. You are here: Home | | Missguided to launch first physical store in the UK.

Missguided to launch first physical store in the UK

CELEBS IN MISSGUIDED - Missguided. Home. Missguided to expand with lingerie, petite and tall ranges. Home. Home. Missguided move to larger Trafford Park premises - Manchester Fashion Network. Recent success for MFN client Missguided ltd has now seen the brand and e-tailer move to a bigger premises, as reported by MEN media earlier this week. The 60,000 sq ft warehouse, situated near The Trafford Centre in retail district Trafford Park, will be the new home to the growing brand, which has seen a growth in sales of 380% last year. Thanking social marketing for its success and growth in popularity, Missguided has staked itself as a heavyweight in online retail with sponsorships and partnerships that have resonated with their young, fashionable demographic: their broadcast sponsorship of MTV's Pretty Little Liars and the platform sponsorship of Channel 4's 'T4 Stars of 2011' all contributing to driving the brand forward and onto everyones lips.

Missguided's new premises within the Cenetary Park development, owned by the Duchy of Lancaster, will be the brand and retailer's new home for the next five years, with the option to extend the lease for another five years. Working at Missguided Ltd: Employee Reviews. Country List. Missguided to launch lingerie, petite, tall and premium. An Interview with a Missguided Photographer - Missguided. Ever wondered what a day in the life of a fashion photographer looks like?

Fame - Bureau van Dijk. Missguided Limited. Missguided Limited. Birmingham City University - Sign In. RHIANNA MANANI X NITIN PASSI. The bosses to watch in 2015. The bank clearly feels Mr McFarlane is their man – his appointment followed a lengthy courtship – and though he is said to be on board with the group’s current strategy, there is little doubt that he will make himself heard if things do not go according to plan.

Véronique Laury Véronique Laury has taken the helm of Kingfisher this year, bringing the total number of female chief executives of FTSE 100 companies to five. She has taken over from Sir Ian Cheshire, who is leaving the business after 16 years, including seven as chief executive, to make way for the “next phase of Kingfisher’s evolution”. Ms Laury will be the force behind that evolution, charged with boosting Kingfisher’s online offering, expanding its Screwfix and Brico Dépôt brands and integrating the recently acquired retail chain Mr Bricolage into its French business. The French division itself will also be high on Ms Laury’s to-do list.

It’s no wonder, then, that Kingfisher appointed a Frenchwoman to steer this recovery. Mentor Mondays: Nitin Passi, Missguided. Big interview - Big interview: Missguided managing director Nitin Passi. Online fashion entrepreneur Nitin Passi on Missguided's mission to hit £100 million in turnover this year and the battle it faces to build an international brand without a store portfolio.

Fashion e-tailer Missguided recently announced turnover of £55 million for the 12 months to March 2013, but through international expansion, localisation and greater customer personalisation the business is aiming for £100 million turnover in the current financial year. The UK online fashion retailer, which has a core customer base of women aged 16 to 35 and can look to former Pussycat Doll and X-Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger as a brand ambassador, is launching websites in Germany and Sweden in 2014 following the recent unveiling of a French language portal, and Australian and US sites last year.

"Expanding internationally is a big step for any business but we're confident that it's the right direction for us," he explained. Five Minutes with: Nitin Passi - Manchester Fashion Network. Fashion etailer Missguided will have its 3rd birthday in March 2012 and TFN talks to MD, Nitin Passi about the success of the online store, their marketing strategies and his role. The Fashion Network: Can you tell us a little bit about the journey of Missguided since it was started?

Why do you think it has become so successful and so quickly? Nitin Passi: By the time we are 3 years old we expect to have a customer database of over 500,000 customers and in the short time we have been running we have won a Drapers award for best new etailer and were a finalist for the best etailer award last month. When I started Missguided I always had one focus and this was the customer. Missguided by Bethany Edwards on Prezi. How I got My Career in Fashion - Missguided Buyer Lorna Redfern - Fashion Capital.

Missguided marketing strategy by Chelsea Wallis. Verdict Retail. A Quick Sneak-Peek Inside Leading Online Retailer Missguided - FSRL. Twitter Analysis of ASOS, boohoo, Simply Be and Missguided. Who is etailer Missguided? CTS Marketing Blog. Nicole Scherzinger helps Missguided deliver £5.5m in profits. The retailer, based in Manchester, said sales surged 70% to £86m in the year to March 31, with pre-tax profits increasing from £900,000 to £5.5m. The success was partly down to its collaboration with Scherzinger, who has worked with the brand to create two ranges, which have included dresses, mini skirts and bandeau tops. Missguided, which has ruled out floating on the stock exchange, also revealed that it would be selling its clothes through retail outlets in the US after striking a deal with department store chain Nordstrom.

Nitin Passi, the founder, said: "Our huge growth over the past six years indicates that our strategy, rooted in speed, agility and value for consumers, is working. "Our strategy to date has proven a huge success and we will look to continue to implement and evolve this going forward. Fast-Growing Online Fashion Retailer Missguided.co.uk Announces Record December 2012 and Annual Sales Growth, and Unveils Expansion Plans for 2013. MANCHESTER, UK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Independent pure play online women’s fashion business Missguided.co.uk has announced record sales growth for both the month of December, closing at +25% on the month and +270% on 2011, and for the year as a whole, with a total annual sales increase of +260% on the previous year. Sales for the young brand, established in 2009, went from strength to strength throughout the year, benefiting from an average +20% month on month growth rate, with December marking its best month to date.

SWOT Analysis of Missguided (and their digital marketing strategy) How I Made It: Nitin Passi, founder of Missguided. Missguided Limited. Rapid fashion: Nitin Passi’s Manchester style destination. E-retailer Missguided sees business boom due to international sales - Design - Fashion-news. Missguided reports double like-for-like sales up to 60 million pounds for the year to March 31, mostly driven by strong international sales. According to the latest results, international sales add up to 15 percent of their total sales, a number that predicted to double by the year 2014. Customer Service Reviews of Missguided. Missguided. Store In Focus: Missguided.co.uk - Manchester Fashion Network. Companycheck.co. About Missguided - Forward Thinking Online Fashion.

Kendall And Kylie Jenner's BFF Pia Mia Talks Kardashians And Being The New Face Of Missguided. Missguided ad “'not sexually explicit' ASA rules. Missguided targets £100m sales - New Articles. Missguided outsources fulfilment. Missguided turns to Worldpay for global expansion. News  /  Missguided steps out in export rankings THEBUSINESSDESK.COM. Missguided. News - Pia Mia features in Missguided campaign. Missguided Expands Into Selfridges. How Missguided Founder Nitin Passi Created an $80 Million Business in Five Years.

Big interview: Missguided managing director Nitin Passi. Missguided makes move into bricks and mortar. Faster fashion: ‘If a trend comes, we need to have it on our site in under a week’ Missguided races ahead on international growth. Missguided reports £5.5m profits as it launches concession in Nordstrom. Missguided launches first UK physical presence with Selfridges concession. Nicole Scherzinger helps fashion retailer Missguided grow sales 70pc. Will Missguided's new Manchester headquarters be 'the coolest office in the world?' Coolest office in the world? Missguided's new HQ has floating meeting rooms, DJ booth and helicopter. INTRODUCING - ANJA K FOR MISSGUIDED - Missguided. Missguided launch plus-size range for fuller-figured woman. Has Missguided Just Launched The Coolest Sportswear Ever? Missguided founder Nitin Passi is taking on big retail names.

Missguided opens its first UK bricks and mortar presence.