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Positively Shaping Corporate Workwear

13 September 2018 | 0 Comments

Is your company’s uniform body positive? Is it inclusive and fit for purpose? Specialist uniform designers have the expertise to produce stylish, comfortable and affordable corporate workwear to fit your workforce, whatever their size and shape. Full figure fashion revolution It’s not just fashion trends that change, body shapes are changing too. People are not just getting bigger, we are also curvier. Leading the charge are celebrities like the Kardashian […]
Gender Neutral Fashion: Should it Influence your Uniform Design?

28 October 2017 | 0 Comments

Can Uniform Designs Really Be Gender Neutral? As Retail Week asks whether retailers should abandon gender labels, we examine how gender fluidity translates to corporate uniform design. Societal norms are changing. As part of a drive for gender equality, there is growing demand to break down gender stereotypes and for children, not assign them in the first place. One obvious place to start is what we wear. When couture fashion […]
Premiere Vision: A Designer’s Perspective

9 October 2017 | 0 Comments

Twice a year, JSD’s uniform design team head to Paris for Premiere Vision – a global event for fashion professionals that attracts over 60,000 leading fashion designers and buyers. While there, they also spend some time at neighbouring Texworld, with a heavier focus on mills from Asia and Far East. Last month, armed with a shopping list, the JSD corporate clothing design team spent two days scouring the 5,000 sqm […]
Bespoke Uniforms – Craft and Cut of Tailoring Corporate Workwear

14 August 2017 | 0 Comments

Bespoke corporate uniform supplier JSD combines both the style and craftsmanship of Savile Row and the technology and processes of fashion retail. Bringing High Quality Craftsmanship and Design to Corporate Uniforms It’s no coincidence that JSD stands for Jermyn Street Design. Owner Susanne Malim’s vision was always about bringing the high quality craftsmanship and design of bespoke British tailoring to corporate uniforms. While Savile Row and Jermyn Street are synonymous […]
How to successfully manage your uniform budget?

20 April 2017 | 0 Comments

Great news! You’ve got the go-ahead for the new uniform rebrand and your team is bursting with ideas. So what next? How do you make your ideas a reality? And how much should it cost?   You might be surprised to discover that often the people tasked with managing a company’s uniform project don’t usually deal with uniform suppliers and don’t really know where to start. The project lead might […]
Allergy Friendly Uniforms: Don’t let your new corporate wear give your employees a headache

16 November 2016 | 1 Comments

Why be sensitive to sensitivities? So your company re-branded and decided to invest in a new corporate uniform. It’s the first new uniform in decades and it’s been three years in the making – designing, producing and testing -with an established uniform supplier. Finally, the highly anticipated uniform is released amid great excitement… and then, 400 staff break out in hives, complaining of itching, headaches, swollen eyes and other allergy symptoms. […]
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 […]