FASHION TRENDS WHICH WILL SHINE BRIGHTEST THIS SUMMER – AND WHY

June 7, 2023 By Anna Halpenny, Senior Womenswear Designer, Whispering Smith  Summer is fast-approaching, and the official start of the season later this month will see the dawn of a host of new fashion trends ideal for the perfect look. The latest trends are heavily influenced by looks from the four key fashion shows in […]

Proudly supporting the Be Beautiful, Be Yourself fashion show campaign

At Whispering Smith, we are proud to say that we are teaming up with the North West based charity, The Friendship Circle, to present a fashion show which will celebrate diversity and put people living with disabilities on the catwalk. Aiming to change people’s perspectives and break down the barriers faced by people with disabilities in […]

Christmas is for Giving

Christmas is for Giving

OnSide Youth Zones Charity Donations Whispering Smith made a pledge 2 years ago to donate £90,000 worth of clothing to OnSide Youth Zones over three years, in support of a very worthy cause. Last year was our second instalment of socks, hats, coats, scarves and childrenswear donated to the youth zones in Bolton, Chorley and […]

How to Start Your Own Clothing Line

How to Start Your Own Clothing Line

Starting a clothing line can be incredibly exciting but also daunting as you try to decide where to start! The fashion industry can be a very competitive one, but with the right ideas and a helpful network of partners, you can begin to grow and develop your very own clothing brand. It’s important to be […]

The Reality of Retailing During COVID-19

The Reality of Retailing During COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak has had a global impact, affecting every industry in some way. As everyone learns to adapt, it is important to face the challenges head on and adjust where possible in order to save businesses and keep industries moving. The retail industry in particular is suffering, with the demand for fashion declining as […]

How Some of the Biggest Fashion Houses are Helping the Crisis

How Some of the Biggest Fashion Houses are Helping the Crisis

There seems to be just one thought on everyone’s mind at the minute, and that is the coronavirus crisis. As it continues to spread across the world, it’s something that has affected everyone in some way, including businesses. Many industries are having to adjust to the current circumstances, and the fashion industry is no exception. […]

Importer of the Year – Whispering Smith

Importer of the Year - Whispering Smith

The Insider International Trade Awards recently took place for 2018 and we are delighted to announce that Whispering Smith won the Importer of the Year award. The award is for ‘businesses using import for their supply chain, making best use of the local import economy and working with international partners’. Diane Heslop, Whispering Smith’s Finance Director, […]

B2B E-Commerce Website of the Year Award

B2B E-Commerce Website of the Year Award

Since the launch of our wholesale clothing website in September 2017, we have been striving to bring excellent service and quality products to our customers in the fashion industry, which is why we are very proud to be winners of the B2B E-Commerce Website of the Year award. Working with our web development partners, Fluid Digital, we […]

OnSide Youth Zones Charity Donation

OnSide Youth Zones Charity Donation

Here at Whispering Smith, we are proud to announce that we have pledged to donate £30,000 worth of clothing to OnSide Youth Zones every year for the next three years, in support of a very worthy cause. The OnSide Youth Zones charity was established in 2008 to help disadvantaged young people to gain access to opportunities that […]