Blog — whomadeyourclothes

What Do We Mean By The Term "Handmade"?

Here at Ayten Gasson we are proud of the way we run the company ethically and support the UK manufacturing industry. We are also very aware of how other businesses may use terms and slogans that make it sound as if they are operating in a way that would appeal to their customers when the truth is not nearly as attractive. So to help you, the consumer, here are a few definitions of terms that are commonly used by ourselves and other companies: Handmade This suggests a small scale operation where the designer painstakingly sews by hand the piece of...


Fashion Revolution Day #whomademyclothes

Friday 24th April marks two year since 1,133 people lost their lives when a factory collapsed in Bangladesh. Another 2,400 were injured. The workers that were killed were making clothes for a number of very well-known brands. This horrific accident caused people to stop and think who actually makes the clothes they wear - and what conditions they might work in. For the second year running, Fashion Revolution Day – on the anniversary of the disaster – will see tens of thousands of people commemorate the event in the hope of bringing about increased transparency in fashion’s supply chain. Here at...