Mohsin Sajid, a British Fashion Designer and graduate of Westminster University (2002), is a highly accomplished denim specialist, denim lecturer, acclaimed pattern cutter and ergonomic tailor. He has worked for some of the best denim and apparel companies in the global industry for the last 16 years.
Starting his career at Oki-ni, he designed for Levi’s Japan, Levi’s Europe, Evisu, and Aquascutum. He then consulted for several prestigious brands from: Lee, Edwin Europe, Pringle of Scotland, John Richmond, Puma, Ducati, DKNY JEANS, Timberland, Abercrombie & Fitch, Vivienne Westwood, Jack Wills, Guess, Jil Sander and High street labels: Zara, House of Fraser, Topman, Topshop, River island and Primark.
Mohsin is also a vintage denim machine specialist and vintage denim collector amassing an archive of around 1000 vintage garments. Mohsin is one of a handful of designers to be invited to attend Cone Denim College in Greensboro, North Carolina USA and completed his Denim Pilgrimage, in Kojima, Okiyama Japan.
Mohsin has a passion for building local industry, helping establish Blackhorse Lane Ateliers in East London in 2015, and running his own Denim Masterclasses there every 3 months. He has also lectured in over 12 universities across the world the past 14 years. His keen interest in raising the next generation of denim designers reflecting in his role as MA university lecturer at The Royal College of Art, and BA university lecturer at LCF, Westminter and Ravensbourne.
Every season he personally sponsors up to 6 students with full denim sponsorship – partnering with Cone Denim and Kaihara Denim mill in Japan every season.
Mohsin is a highly sort after for his lectures and practical work shops – often been invited to chair many talks, notably for SVP London show, Bluezone / Munich Fabric Start, Denim PV trade shows and Denim Expo in Bangladesh - Mohsin often get asks to give lectures to entire design teams and in Oct 2014 he was invited to Malmö Sweden to give a inspiration lecture to IKEAs 150 Design Team.
In 2014 Mohsin was invited to be expert and adviser for the British High Court, where he wrote expert reports for the biggest denim case in 2014. He was summoned to give evidence, when the case was heard at trial.
Since 2012 Mohsin established his own ENDRIME Denim Workshop, and consultancy, focusing on modern ergonomic denim fits with clean construction. He loves exploring modern and lost constructions methods and combining his research in relatively uncharted areas in Denim Design. He is a non-believer of fast and cheap methods of production. ENDRIME has shown at a number of International trade shows : Jacket Required – LONDON, Capsule – PARIS, Liberty Fairs – NYC, CCSHOW – YOKOHAMA, Denim Boulevard – MILAN, SOLE DXB – DUBAI, WeAr Select - LONDON and Selvedge Run – BERLIN.
From September 2018, Mohsin has also established his own British Summer Denim School – in partnership with Ravensbourne University, and will be lead denim lecturer at the newly created “The Denim School of Milan”, working in partnership with Acof Moda Fashion School in Milan, Candiani Denim and laundry and dyeing experts Tornello.
He is currently writing his 1st book on denim manufacturing processes; a comprehensive textbook from 1870 to modern ergonomic denim of today, which he hopes to complete in 2019.