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The trends behind our AW16 Women’s range

Friday 28th October, 2016 1:39pm

Written by Emma

Another season is upon us. I’ll let you in to a secret, the Urban Knit team love the Autumn Winter season. It’s our favourite!! With so many luxury yarns to choose from, it’s a Designer’s heaven. We as a team…

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#URBANKNITONTHEROAD PART 3

Monday 10th October, 2016 7:54am

You’ve heard about life at Urban Knit from Kate and Emily, and now it’s my turn… Ever since I’ve started as the Brand Assistant at Urban Knit, I haven’t sat still. Everyday has brought new challenges and opportunities to learn,…

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#UrbanKnitOnTheRoad Part 2

Thursday 4th August, 2016 1:25pm

Following on from Kate’s recent post on life as a Brand Manager, it’s my turn to give you an insight into how life at Urban Knit keeps me on my toes. As the Sales Manager for Urban Knit, my role…

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#URBANKNITONTHEROAD

Tuesday 28th June, 2016 2:38pm

So, here at Urban Knit we don’t like to sit tucked away in an office. There is so much out there which contributes to the success of our brand that we simply have to get out and about. From design…

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Women’s Spring Summer 16 Trends

Thursday 2nd June, 2016 1:00pm

Written by Emma

The story behind our Women’s Spring Summer 2016 range from the Urban Knit designer.   As the Urban Knit designer, I start the season’s research by looking at knitwear trends. Key points that were influential in this range were a flavour…

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6 Reasons why you should support independent retailers.

Tuesday 12th April, 2016 2:44pm

Written by Emily Tipler

Here at Urban Knit HQ, we have been getting to know our independent client base and discovering the key reasons as to why you should support these standalone retailers. Nowadays, indie shops are unfortunately becoming few and far between, and…

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ITS BEEN A WHIRLWIND!

Tuesday 15th March, 2016 1:57pm

Written by Kate

Well, it has been a busy few months here at urbanknit HQ.  We have exhibited at 2 trade shows, we have new team members, moved into new office space and created a couple of fantastic new ranges! Let me break…

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Mens Shoe Trends AW/15

Tuesday 15th September, 2015 3:02pm

Written by Gussie

Nowadays Men’s accessories trends have broadened, so socks are not only worn for a sophisticated, practical look, but they should also be shown off.  This post will help you to keep on trend by combining your favourite Urban knit socks…

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Trip to NY

Thursday 20th August, 2015 8:36am

Written by Mike

My name is Mike and I am CEO of the brand. I have just returned from a trip to the USA with our Chairman – where Urban Knit made its debut at the Project Menswear Show at the Javits Centre.…

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AW16 Inspo in Porto

Friday 24th July, 2015 3:58pm

Written by Emma

My name is Emma (senior designer for Urban Knit). Recently, Kate and I have just returned from Porto, Portugal. An inspirational trip, where we began the design process for our AW16 range.   Urban knit teamwork in Porto meant that…

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Pizza, Pasta, Vino…and of course, Italian Yarns.

Thursday 9th July, 2015 9:53am

Written by Kate

One of the ‘fun jobs’ at the beginning of each season is to find new and interesting yarns. Pitti Filati, in Firenze (Florence) is one of the biggest yarn exhibitions for knitwear in the world, and a great inspiration for…

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