Known less for their ‘wears’ than their creative thinking, unwitting staff at Watt Design were taken on a day out to Leeds last week. Told to get busy with the scissors, the design team assembled a wardrobe from Oxfam accessories which puts the pressure on Top Shop’s definition of eclectic fashionwear. The team then paraded their new frocks and footwear in front of an expert panel of judges. Not only was it made up of their bosses, their clients and their PR company, there wasn’t a whimper of protest.
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Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
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