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A brief history of ethical manufacturing (from 1900 – today)

14 April 2016 | 0 Comments

  “Ethical manufacturing is vital because everyone deserves to feel safe in the workplace and empowered to make choices about their life. We take this responsibility very seriously and strive to make a positive difference every day.” – Melanie Smith, Operation Manager, Jermyn Street Design. The fashion industry is full of cautionary tales where ethical standards have fallen short, customers have deserted and brand reputations have been ruined. In the […]
Uniforms of the Future

10 March 2016 | 0 Comments

One of the most significant drivers of global change over the last decade has been technology. It has changed the way we shop, the way we interact with businesses and our expectations as consumers. As technology continues to change consumer behaviour, brands and their corporate wear must also adapt. Below are a few of the growing trends that we believe could influence the uniforms of the future. Click and Collect […]
A Guide To Making Your Uniform Last Longer

11 February 2016 | 0 Comments

We all wear a uniform to work; whether it is a suit that provides you with the confidence to deliver a sales pitch or trousers that give you the freedom to manoeuvre through a busy bar or restaurant, we need to ensure that our uniform lasts through the busiest and most stressful of days. Therefore, we have put together our tips for keeping your uniform in the best condition for […]
Design Challenge 2016

5 February 2016 | 4 Comments

We are on the hunt for a creative and innovative fashion student to join our in-house team of bespoke uniform designers. Do you know how to bring clothing to life? Or can you predict next season’s hottest trends? If so, perhaps you could be our Design Challenge champion! We are offering a one-off opportunity to win a 3 month internship with Jermyn Street Design and a £1000 cash prize in […]
Meet our Managing Director, Susanne Malim

1 February 2016 | 0 Comments

  In our final meet the team interview, we talked with with Susanne Malim about starting her own company, her role models and what makes Jermyn Street Design different. Why did you start your own company? I was approaching the end of a 10 -year modelling career and was helping to sell fashion collections for a French and an Italian Fashion House in a London showroom. Through a friend, I […]
2015: Our Highlights

21 December 2015 | 0 Comments

To mark the end of 2015, we sent a survey around the JSD office and asked our team to discuss their top JSD highlights, hopes for 2016 and put together a summary of 2015.  We welcomed new staff. Having an engaged and thriving team is very important to us. We strongly believe that if you surround yourself with people who are good at what they do and have a passion […]
Meet our Sales Director, Ann Dowedswell

3 December 2015 | 0 Comments

    In the third installment of our meet the team series, we spoke with Ann Dowdeswell about her career, the symptoms of an outdated uniform and the key to a successful team. What has been the most valuable lesson of your career? I have learnt that with a positive attitude and a great team, there is never a challenge that cannot be tackled. AND “Don’t sweat the small stuff”. […]
5 Important Considerations when Rebranding a Uniform

1 December 2015 | 0 Comments

We’ve been creating bespoke uniforms for over 34 years and in that time we have helped many brands transform their corporatewear as part of a rebrand. We know that a rebrand is a very important and significant exercise, therefore we thought we would share with you the most important factors to consider when embarking on a new uniform as part of this process. How important is the uniform to your […]
Meet our Design Manager, Christina Burke

11 November 2015 | 0 Comments

      In the second interview of our meet the team series, we asked Christina Burke, our Design Manager, for her thoughts on JSD, her career and the design industry. How do you develop your understanding of a client’s brand and culture? We hit the ground running by undertaking extensive online research of the brand, looking at the brands entire history and key values. We also ask the client […]