Six groups of students from Nottingham Trent University gained fashion manufacturing insight with a seminar and factory tour at Fashion-Enter’s HQ in London.
Taking place over 2-days from the 9th December the groups were shown each stage of the garment production process and gained valuable insight into what makes a factory ethical and ‘Leading’ in the Fast Forward audit. In line with their university studies the students learnt about critical path, costings and compliance.
“I learnt how costings work, how long it takes to make a garment and shipping times. I really enjoyed this tour and thought it was very detailed and interesting.” – G
“I saw the full process from pattern cutting to packaging. Really interesting to physically see how the garment process works.” – L
“Very informative, explained in-depth the key terms in the process of the factory and making garments.” – S
“I leant a lot about supply chains and how a garment is made from start to finish, thank-you!” – M
“It was really interesting to know how the workers are paid and how many people are needed to make a garment. I like how we were shown the garments thoroughly.” – C
“Really informative and thorough talk, well presented and welcoming.” – G
“Gave a real and interesting insight into garment production. Liked the sustainability aspect of the talk as well.” – J