Vita’s Blog: Halfway through and on-track

Vita’s Blog: Halfway through and on-track

I can’t believe we’re half way through. It feels like time has sped past and each day that finishes, we’re one step closer. The schedules on my ‘scheduling corner’ (RIGHT) are filling up with red dots – finished patterns, toiles, and final samples. I feel on-track although there is still a mountain of things to [...]

Teija’s Blog: From Fitting Model to Runway Show

Teija’s Blog: From Fitting Model to Runway Show

Finding your own fitting model is one of the first steps for creating a collection. She is really the mirror of the show to come. Putting things on her will be the first sign of either ‘oh no, this design is not working…’ or more often, ideally, ‘Yes! It’s working. She looks great in it!’. [...]

Vita’s Blog: Mentoring Month

Vita’s Blog: Mentoring Month

We’ve recently finished two weeks of business mentoring at Burberry, an experience I’ll take forward as such a privilege and honour. It’s truly been amazing. Shadowing each department and observing how they all interact with such open transparency, in such an organic process, has been fascinating and a real pleasure. It’s been a real insight [...]