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Prominent (Europe) Ltd, Unit 8, Wheatcroft Business Park, Landmere Lane, Edwalton, Nottingham NG12 4DG England
Tel: +44 (0) 115 921 2222

About Us

What we do

We are currently one of the world's largest garment manufacturers and importers of formal/casual menswear and ladieswear covering product areas mainly including:   

  • Men’s formal shirts, suits, jackets and trouser
  • Men’s casual shirts, jackets and trousers
  • Ladies' hosiery and active wear  

On a contract basis we are a major supplier to the leading high street retailers in the UK, Spain, Italy and France. The services we supply range from initial design and product development through to final store delivery on-time and to the correct quality. Some of our UK customers include:

Marks & Spencer House of Fraser Burtons     Moss Bros
T M Lewin Next Amazon Brook Taverner
John Lewis Ted Baker Topman River Island        




In the UK, we own the Savile Row tailor Chester Barrie, as well as the Chester brand which were acquired in 2007. We have a number of retail concessions within department stores throughout the UK and Europe. Our dedicated teams have experience in sales, design and development, critical path management, garment/fabric technology and warehouse/distribution to ensure our customers’ requirements are met.

The products we supply are sourced from key manufacturing partners in Asia, including Cambodia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, China and India. We are committed to the principle of ethical trading with all our customers and suppliers, with truth and transparency being key to our success.

Home Grown Design

All of the garments we supply are designed and developed by our dedicated in-house European design team based at our head office in Nottingham, England. Analysing current and upcoming trends allows them to provide consistently cutting edge fashion designs.

Information and background about Prominent (Europe) Ltd

The Company was founded in 1993 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Itochu Corporation. The Company began in the UK and has since established offices in Spain, Italy and France.

The original business was founded around men's formal shirts and we have developed into the market leader in this sector. Over the years we have grown by developing into other key product areas including men's tailoring, men's casualwear and ladieswear. With the support of the Itochu Corporation we are continuing to expand our business throughout these and into other product areas. Our core ethos is to be a design-led business, contributing our expertise and extensive experience to ensure the continuing success of our customers.

Our Mission Statement

"Our aim is to attain a status where our employees are proud to work for us, and our customers are proud to work with us. We must have a passion for everything we do: for fashion and design: for creating long term professional partnerships: for operating ethically. Our goal is to become the number one supplier of men's and women's clothing to the world's best retailers."




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