Networking with suppliers, buyers, retailers and other industry profesionals.
About me / About business or organisation:
Born out of the need for fairness and greater transparency within the apparel industry, our vision is the creation of a highly profitable ecologically and socially sustainable fashion and life style brand. Our aim is to create sustainable livelihoods; to increase opportunities and reduce environmental impacts of production through the creation of a timeless and innovative designer womenswear brand.
OUR WEBSITE WILL BE LAUNCHING AT THE END OF THE MONTH. www.mononokocouture.com
Career history / Company history:
Mononoko introduce the concept of ‘Global Alchemy’ with an emphasis on exploring modern multiculturalism. Stemming from the global ethnic reality where every culture leaves its unique mark, Mononoko aim to bridge the culture gap. From African inspired prints to Oriental affluence and Greek subtlety, all collections uniquely fuse together universal harmonies through colour, print, texture and embellishment in an effort to expose how our cultures and inspirations are coalescing.
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I would very much appreciate your help. I am studying for an MA in Marketing at Kingston Business School under the supervision of Professor Robert East. We are conducting research about Fairtrade goods and ethical fashion clothes, and ask you to complete the enclosed short questionnaire. I am also offering a £50 shopping gift voucher to the lucky prize draw winner!!!!
Could you please complete this questionnaire, following the link
Hello there, my name is Katrina O’Brien and I am currently doing primary research for my Dissertation. My question is: “Could the Fashion and Textile Industry be greener by using modern technology?
A brief intro: I will be doing my dissertation on sustainability; I am a strong believer that the Industry cannot continue on its present course. I will give a quick over view on clothes then paper. My point about technology and paper is that we all know Fashion is not only clothes but magazines and books and so on. Fashion magazines are a huge part of the Fashion and Textile industry; tragically they do as much damage as the clothes. But sadly magazine companies aren't really being that helpful when I ask them about environmental awareness.
I was wondering if you knew anyone that could point me in the right direction or if you yourself knew anything that could help me? If you want I can also do a case study about your company to prove my point. Thanks! If you would like to email me, my address is firstname.lastname@example.org
Take care and thank you for your time
Hi, your new venture sounds exciting and very much in line with what I am trying to achieve with my fabrics. I would like to explore the possibility of collaboration.
'I find your entrepreneurship inspiring, in particular the type of product. Tartans that inspire self-pride, a kind of cultural connectivity that is positive by using a product from one culture to infuse cultural relevance in another. In a subtle way it represents the entirety of what multiculturalism, interculturaism or whatever 'isms' seek to achieve.'
Lecturer in International Development
Birkbeck College, University of London