About Us

Whispering Smith is the UK's largest creator, importer, wholesaler and distributor of innovative fashion clothing for all major high street stores and e-tailers across the globe

Our Story

Whispering Smith, founded in 1967 and headquartered in Manchester, is the UK's largest creator, importer, wholesaler and distributor of innovative fashion clothing for all major high street stores and e-tailers across the globe. Fashion moves fast - and so do we. With our unique product offering, we've become a fashion phenomenon and Manchester's best kept secret. Continuously building on these foundations we've grown into one of the largest and most successful suppliers of high fashion in the UK selling over 3.6 million units in the first half of 2016.

We are constantly evolving as a company and now supply to the top retail and ecommerce brands such as; ASOS.com, Boohoo, Zalando, La Moda and Namshi. From famous style staples to basic jersey essentials, Whispering Smith's essence is to translate key seasonal trends into wearable, commercial, quality garments with exceptional margin potential. With a warehouse of 500,000 sqft we've taken high street fashion to a new level, enabling the latest trends to be held in stock, and with showrooms across the globe, including London, New York, Dusseldorf and Madrid - we've got our fingers on the pulse of what the trend-conscious want.

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Our Team

We believe people are our greatest asset. We are a constellation of many stars.

Each of our team members represents the best talent within their discipline, bringing a unique point of view to the table.

We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive workforce. As a global firm, we come from a multitude of backgrounds, and we value a variety of ideas and perspectives.

We Know What Makes You Tick

We have the pleasure of working with the leading high street stores and e-tailers across the globe:

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At Whispering Smith, quality means making sure our products meet or exceed our customers' expectations. Attention to quality and safety begins at the design stage and continues throughout the entire manufacturing process.

In order to achieve this, we continuously refine our processes and methods. We have a strict quality assurance process in place that starts as early as possible in the product life cycle. Our challenge is to adapt our high quality standards to new fashions, products and market regulations and for our products to remain affordable. Our responsibility to our customers includes activities and initiatives to ensure customers are safe and satisfied with our products.

Our supply base in China, Bangladesh, Turkey, India and Pakistan are fully compliant and Sedex approved with Accord accreditations.

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