Spinna Stories

Why I keep on mending my kids’ clothes


This is the time of fast fashion. Clothes are something you wear and when you don’t like them anymore, they are thrown away. With a bit of luck they are brought to one of the charity recycle shops or put in one of the many recycling containers most countries have by now. My relationship with […]

Posted by Emma Dick on 20, December 2013

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Fashion as a Source of Development


At 17 I was hired as a sales assistant at Seattle’s flagship Nordstrom department store. In the idle moments on the shop floor I would often daydream, wondering whose hands had touched this sweater last, who was it that carefully stitched this button or wove this ‘hand-made’ shawl? Was he or she young? Old? Happy […]

Posted by Elizabeth Maleki Raee on 20, December 2013

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Make Your Statement!


Expression.  Confidence.  Aspiration.  Success.  The Mocaro brand is in development as an upmarket fashion business that will provide customers with exclusive quality products. Mocaro creates products for strong, confident men and women who share a love for statement jewellery and accessories. The development of our product range of iconic statement ties creates an exclusive, attractive […]

Posted by Emma Dick on 20, December 2013

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Nick Howe joins SPINNA Circle Advisory Group


Nick Howe, Enterprise Manager, Diversity in Business at NatWest Bank, has worked for 16 years with businesses of all different shapes, sizes and sectors. Nick hugely enjoys working with new ideas and innovations and applying knowledge based on previous business successes to enable new creative ideas to come to fruition. Nick says:  “Starting a business is easy but […]

Posted by Emma Dick on 20, December 2013

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