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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 […]
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 […]
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In the third installment of our meet the team series, we spoke with Ann Dowdeswell about her career, the symptoms of an outdated uniform and the key to a successful team.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”. […]
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 […]
Meet our Operations Manager, Melanie Smith

16 October 2015 | 0 Comments

      We sat down with Melanie Smith, our Operations Manager here at Jermyn Street Design to discuss everything, from her career and what she likes to do on a Sunday, to challenges facing the industry such as ethical sourcing and sustainability. What motivates you at work? The desire to improve. I improve by learning from the knowledge and experience of the people I work with – they inspire […]