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The Recycled Uniform: Sustainability in Practice

31 October 2016 | 0 Comments

How can you make sure your uniform is manufactured ethically?  Exciting developments in eco textiles and recycled fabrics have allowed corporate wear suppliers to showcase a wider range of sustainable design possibilities for customers, but these materials are often expensive and not easily mass-produced. In the UK, around 90% of old corporate uniforms still go to landfill or are incinerated. That’s around 30 million items or 15,000 tonnes. The Holy […]
8 things you need to know about colour when designing a uniform

13 September 2016 | 0 Comments

Here’s a hint: it’s not colour by numbers Coco Chanel once said, “The best colour in the whole world is the one that looks good on you.” So how do corporate uniform designers find one colour that looks good on everyone? Well, the colours used for corporate wear and uniforms are often already pre-defined by brand guidelines. If you think that means one less thing to consider, think again. To […]
Styling Up Corporate Wear for 35 years

22 August 2016 | 0 Comments

We talked to Susanne Malim, founder and MD of JSD, to find out how she became a successful entrepreneur in corporate wear and how the uniform supplier industry has changed since she set up JSD nearly 35 years ago. You started out as a fashion model. Before you were scouted, what had you wanted to do as a career? I was so young, I hadn’t really thought about it. I […]
Behind the Seams with the Olympics’ Corporate Uniforms

12 July 2016 | 0 Comments

We’ve barely had time to recover our voices from Euro 2016, but now the the next big event is upon us – the Rio Olympics! As the 207 participating nations make their final preparations, the launch of Olympic team and staff uniforms are a big part of the hype in the run up to the Games. Here we take a look at what happens to bring these uniforms to fruition. […]
JSD Wins Big at the Professional Clothing Awards

28 June 2016 | 0 Comments

Jermyn Street Design has won two major industry awards at the prestigious Professional Clothing Awards, held this week in London. The JSD team won the headline award of Business Manager of the Year for the company’s exciting new range for Eurostar, as well as a Highly Commended in the Best Managed Boutique Contract category for the new uniform for Guinness World Records. The Professional Clothing Awards attracts entries from around […]
10 Questions Every Buyer Should be Asking Their Uniform Supplier

21 June 2016 | 0 Comments

When looking for a uniform supplier, the most commonly asked questions tend to be: how quickly can you design and produce a new range? What will it cost and what do I have to do to make it happen quicker? While cost and speed are undeniably important considerations, digging a little deeper about your uniform supplier could lead to better results, a more satisfying experience and a good long-term partnership […]
JSD & Eurostar Partner to Sponsor the Professional Clothing Awards 2016

27 May 2016 | 0 Comments

Jermyn Street Design have joined forces with Eurostar as official sponsors of the 2016 Professional Clothing Awards.  The awards, established to reward exceptional workwear, corporate clothing and PPE from around the world, are held every two years. The 2014 awards was a sell-out success and this year is set to be even better. The Professional Clothing Awards bring together the very best UK suppliers and key buyers from prestigious brands, to celebrate excellence within the […]
Announcing the Winner of the JSD Design Challenge 2016

26 April 2016 | 0 Comments

On behalf of the entire JSD team, we are delighted to announce the winner of the 2016 JSD Design Challenge – Lucy Dodd, a second year Textiles student at the University for the Creative Arts. Lucy overcame strong competition to win the £1,000 cash prize and three-month expenses-paid internship at JSD, where Lucy will work alongside the design team at our head office in Hammersmith, London. Lucy will have the […]
Announcing the Launch of JSD Designed Uniforms for the Great Western Railway

26 April 2016 | 0 Comments

Jermyn Street Design are proud to announce the launch of our latest project, staff uniforms for Great Western Railway (GWR). The new designs were unveiled during a special catwalk at the Bath in Fashion show, where GWR shared a stage with High Street retailers showcasing their Spring collections. More than 3,800 GWR staff have been issued with their new uniforms, bespoke designed, manufactured and project managed by our talented teams. […]