Rachel Tinnion
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My primary role in relation to fashion is:
Designer, Retailer, Manufacturer
I am looking to discover or buy
A retail outlet that would love to sell beautiful. unique one off pieces of childrens wear with a very beachy, quirky stye to them.
About me / About business or organisation:
I am a lecturer in Fashion at Shrewsbury College in Shropshire. I have been trading as raw-fashions since last July after making recycled kids wear for friends and family for years. I make one offs and i have a range of replicable items too. All my clothing is made from recycled clothing/fabrics sourced and printed locally.
Career history / Company history:
I came out of college with a HND in fashion in 1989 and went straight into my first job as a pattern cutter/designer for a jeans manufacturers, I then worked as a childrens wear designer for a manufacturers for two years before taking a maternity break. I then went back to designing kids wear for BHS's in house development team. I then had number two baby. Since having my family I have had my own Christening gown business and a fleece hat and scarf business. I got into teaching by accident around 8 years ago. I took a job as a technician at a local college where they ran a ND in fashion. While there i began some teaching cover in Pattern cutting/designing and was put through my teacher training qual. I stayed there for 4 years and moved to another college teaching Fashion within a ND Art and Design course. I am now at Shrewsbury college where i lecture on a ND fashion course. I have been here for about 6 years. I teach the students about manufacturing and help them to realise the cost of non-ethical manufacturing. I became so interested and passionate about this issue, that i decided to make my own range and sell them through the internet, craft fairs and party plan.

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At 6:51pm on August 03, 2011, Alma Erzhanova gave Rachel Tinnion a gift
At 18:51 on August 3, 2011, Alma Erzhanova said…


Dear Rachel!

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

Thank you very much for your help.
Yours sincerely,

Alma Erzhanova

At 9:27 on September 20, 2010, Eden Studio said…
Ofcourse! When ever you are ready! C
At 14:01 on August 16, 2010, Laricea Ioana Roman said…
Dear Rachel,

My name is Laricea Ioana Roman and I am a student at Kingston University, London (KU ID 0942659). I am doing a Master in Marketing, Advertising and Communications and at the moment I am writing my Dissertation. My topic is related to ethical clothing, more specifically, I am investigating how personal values influence customers' decision to buy ethical clothing. In order to come up with some answers for my topic, I need some opinions from people who actually bought ethical clothes.

This is the reason why I am kindly asking you to help me and fill in my questionnaire. It will take you no more than 10 minutes and you can win three books and £30 vouchers!

Thank you for your consideration,

Laricea Ioana Roman

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