Our sustainability scheme is ‘fit for purpose’

John Smedley wool at Gabucci Bath

A report in EDIE this week reported that many fashion sustainability schemes are ‘not fit for purpose’. At Gabucci, we understand the challenges of producing clothes that are genuinely environmentally friendly and we have to be honest that the producers we work with are all at the luxury end of the market and not needing […]

John Smedley sustainable

Sustainable fashion John Smedley from Gabucci Bath

Ali talks about traceability and sustainability from John Smedley wool products. It’s becoming more and more important to offer a choice of high quality items in fashion that are sustainable and produced in a caring and environmentally friendly manner and John Smedley is a label we are very keen to promote on both the quality […]

Chat with winning student.

John Smedley’s Ian Maclean chats with winning student, Georgia Alligan from Derby University The Campaign for Wool’s Wool Week launches this year with the return of its much-loved Student Design Competition. 2020’s year-long competition brings together leading brands and retailers with Universities across the UK, who challenged students to create an innovative and exciting product […]

Winning student, Georgia Alligan

John Smedley winning student design, Georgia Alligan from Derby University unisex jumper being knitted at Lea Millls, Matlock The Campaign for Wool’s Wool Week launches this year with the return of its much-loved Student Design Competition. 2020’s year-long competition brings together leading brands and retailers with Universities across the UK, who challenged students to create […]

John Smedley celebrates 235 years at British Wool Week

Wool Week runs 7th of October 2019 – 20th of October 2019 Wool Week 2019 is a very good opportunity to promote an environmental message about wool being a sustainable natural product with many ecological benefits. John Smedley are promoting their use of only British wool in the manufacture of their garments. The British designer […]