Celtic & Co. hires former Coast Senior Buyer as Head of Product and Buying
Sustainable Cornwall-based fashion brand Celtic & Co. has appointed Katy Burnett, formerly Senior Buyer for occasion wear, tailoring, shoes and accessories at Coast, as its new Head of Product and Buying.
Burnett has almost 20 years’ experience in the fashion industry, including senior positions at Warehouse, F&F and Dorothy Perkins.
Celtic & Co. Managing Director, James Williams, said: “Her extensive experience will be invaluable as we continue to progress with our digital first growth plans for the UK and internationally, introducing the brand to new customers.
“Katy’s appointment will allow us to further develop our range of new natural and sustainable materials, invigorating the brand while preserving our core values.”
Burnett commented: “Sustainability is becoming increasingly more important in the world of fashion, though it’s something that has been woven into the DNA of Celtic & Co. since day one and is one of the big things that attracted me to the brand.”
Established in 1990 by husband and wife team Nick and Kath Whitworth, Celtic & Co. is an online retailer which specialises in knitwear and sheepskin products, including slippers and boots, which are handmade in its factory in Newquay.