Recruitment specialists in technical roles for the clothing and footwear industries:

creating perfect client-candidate matches globally.

Our mission is to provide an open and honest professional service that succeeds in helping both our candidates to fulfil their potential and our clients to achieve their goals.

Working internationally our clients include brands, multiple retailers, manufacturers and suppliers to the industry, from fashion and luxury product to outdoor performance and sportswear.

With extensive experience in management and technical roles in a variety of organisations from high street suppliers to global brands, our director Julia Woodhouse has a unique feel for the requirements of organisations across the breadth of the industry and understands the necessity of achieving the perfect fit of candidate to client.

Specialising in technical roles throughout the apparel industry, from entry-level through to executive level, our recruitment projects include:-

Garment Techs
Technical Managers
Product Development
Pattern Cutters
Quality Assurance
Fabric Tech
Apparel Design
Product Design

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We take pride in providing reliable personal service to both our candidates and clients.

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Happy clients…

Over the past year Julia at Active Apparel Recruitment has found me two invaluable members of our team at Cookson & Clegg - a Technical Assistant and a Pattern Cutter - who came with the perfect balance of product knowledge and expertise to help grow our business at a crucial time. I was impressed by her ability to find the talent I needed quickly, and with the exceptionally high level of service provided. I am very happy to recommend her to any company looking to grow their team and look forward to working with her again in the future.

Patrick Grant - Owner @ Cookson & Clegg

…happy candidates

I can't thank Active Apparel and Julia enough! I graduated last year and was looking for a job for months following my graduation. I didn't know much about recruitment agencies, I thought they just pointed you in the right direction. However the support and help I received from Julia in particular was amazing. She helped me right through to my first day at my new job! The advice and confidence she gave me is second to none. Super friendly and helpful, again can't thank her enough.

Lois Woodcock - Junior Designer @ GymShark

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