Our Director, owner and creative designer Sophie Whittam made the cut for the 42 under 42 Insider Entrepreneur awards 2018 and from this sparked a whole new network of business owners, entrepreneurs and like-minded individuals. One of those contacts (Paul Cheetham-Karcz) surfaced to invite Sophie to be a part of Leeds Business Week and take the mic for Women in Business as part of a panel of 4 females who were also bossing it - the event was so popular it could have sold out three times over!


One of those panellists was Seema Malhotra, who coincidentally was Sophie’s old boss when she was her designer at womenswear label ‘Forever Unique’. The panel talked to a sold out audience about their businesses, how they got to where they are today and what challenges they have faced. So it was a great story for the audience to hear how Fight Label came to be and how Sophie made it from prom and eveningwear designer to creating boxing shorts for the world’s finest fighters.

“One of the best events I've attended this year - a powerhouse of female entrepreneurs who are down to earth, open and willing to share their stories to help other business owners. Well worth sitting down, grabbing a coffee and listening to what they say . . . you'll be inspired”

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So if you want to know about the story of Fight Label, listen to Sophie’s very own words!