Briers helps young designer

Ten-year-old Aidan Parmar has designed a glove template for Briers.

Aidan Parmar and Lewis Simper
Aidan Parmar and Lewis Simper

He joined by Briers’n-house designer, Lewis Simper, who helped to finesse the overall design, as well as working with Aidan to create some collaborative ideas and design. Inspired by nature and his surroundings, Aidan’s final design will be featured on a special range of children’s gloves which will help to raise funds for the children’s hospice garden charity, Greenfingers.

Simper said: "Aidan is a surprisingly talented young designer – he quickly sketched out a fantastic gnome scene in double quick time. The whole Briers team could not have been more impressed by his creative skills."

Jackie Eades, founder and managing director at Briers, added: "Supporting young designers is something we feel passionately about, and I have no doubt Aidan could have a bright future ahead of him – we’ll certainly be keeping an eye on him! His passion for design and endless enthusiasm has been an absolute joy to witness, and I am over the moon to say that his gloves will be on the retailers’ shelves as early as April 2017."

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