We live as well as we do today in large part because of coal. Coal powered the industrial revolution, both in the UK and in many other countries. Owing to this, a large slice of British heritage springs from coal-mining, and all the activities that supported the mining, as any tour of an old coal-producing region will show
‘Clothes are inevitable. They are nothing less than the furniture of the mind made visible, the very mirror of an epoch’s soul’ - James Laver, Style in Costume
Hannah Jones began her working life as a freelance reporter for the BBC. She is now a board member of Mercy Corps, a founding member of the business advisory council to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), was named a Global Young Leader in conjunction with the World Economic Forum – and all this while being Vice-president of Corporate Responsibility at Nike.