Initially she worked for Littlewoods, was a selector for M&S and a senior buyer for the Arcadia Group before opening her own label Retro. For almost ten years Jenny was Director of her successful brand Retro UK Ltd which included retail boutiques, party plan, wholesaling to major retailers such as John Lewis, Principles for Women and independents. Retro UK also had an excellent export business with key accounts in the Middle East and Europe. In 2000 Jenny commenced a consultancy business and was approached to be an Industry Advisor on Government funded initiatives. In March 2006 Jenny incorporated Fashion Enter, a not for profit social enterprise. Today Fashion Enter employs over 100 people and produces 10,000 quality garments a week for multinationals such as ASOS, samples and short production runs for independent brands including Matthew Williamson and Huntsman and created the UK's first Fashion Technology Academy offering accredited qualifications for fashion and production skills.
Thursday, 11 January 2018
Jenny Holloway to host a discussion on 'What is an ethical factory'
Jenny Holloway has been working in the fashion industry for over thirty years; both in the private and public sector.