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Anita Love

Anita Love

Educational Developer

Centre for Academic Development and Quality Dept.

Staff Group(s)
Fashion marketing, management and communication


Anita Love is Module lead for the 60 credit first year Fashion Management module - Fashion and Textile product. She also teaches on the second year Research project module and is also a placement tutor.

Career overview

On graduating Anita worked for 4 years as Product design and marketing Manager for Lister Yarns a large UK based spinner of worsted and cotton yarns across a variety of spinning systems, where she oversaw the product development of the knitwear and hosiery yarn ranges and the marketing and promotion of these ranges.

After a short spell in Italy Anita returned to the UK and took up a role as a category assistant for product at Boots the Chemist and then within a year took a role as a buyer at Next Plc. Anita continued to work as a buyer at Next across different product areas of Childrenswear until 2002. Having completed a PGCE in 2003/4 Anita then started her teaching career as a Secondary school teacher within mainstream and alternative provision and latterly a College teacher of Textiles and Fashion Business.

In 2013 Anita started her Love textiles company specialising in textile workshops.