HRH Prince Andrew reviews c1209's secret backpack
Last week c1209 was invited to present to HRH Prince Andrew, a leading figure in championing innovation and entrepreneurship in the UK. Founder Jacqueline Gilbert met the Duke at a Pitch at the Palace event in Cambridge, England. Here HRH discussed at length the artisan craftsmanship and innovative design that c1209 has embraced in developing our next generation luxury product. Pitch at the Palace is a program that recognises high potential British businesses from the UK likely to succeed on the international stage.
It has been a good week for the team, having received kind words from Ruth Glen, a leading designer of British luxury accessories: “Their solution is unlike anything that I have seen in my 20 years in the industry. I believe if they proceed as they have been to date, that c1209 could become a truly disruptive venture that would further strength the UK’s position as a leading fashion nation.”