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The Problem with Buying Hospitality Uniforms from from the High Street

The Problem with Buying Hospitality Uniforms from from the High Street

Branding and image is important for every business, we all know this. So why do managers still insist on buying cheap, ill fitting, un-inspiring grey, uniforms for their staff?

I believe it’s not because they think it looks good, but because there are little options out there. 

Most uniform companies have websites that haven't been updated since 1995 and offer styles that reflect this.

In speaking with hospitality managers, most of the trendy hotels have had to turn to the high street to dress their staff, shopping at companies like Gap, Levis, H&M etc because they simply can’t find the...


Why I Dropped a Career in Luxury Fashion, and became a Uniform Designer

Why I Dropped a Career in Luxury Fashion, and became a Uniform Designer

A few years ago, the question “so, what do you do?” used to be a simple one. 

I was working in one of the most prestigious fashion brands in the world (think trench coats and checkered lining) and the reaction to my answer was often one of surprise and awe.

Unfortunately, the glamour ended there. 

Although working in high fashion is exciting and dynamic there was also a feeling of complete void, of working towards something that felt pointless and unnecessary. Making gowns worth thousands of pounds for celebrities to would wear once, only to throw it in a pile...