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Eskeez in the North Devon Journal - Eskeez Sports Vest Devised by North Devon Entrepreneur

A BARNSTAPLE entrepreneur was inspired to create a new clothing range after watching her sons shiver on a school rugby pitch. Karen Jolly, a former marketing consultant and property developer, was on the touchline at her son's school rugby tournament watching her boys Alastair, 10, and Archie, seven, playing on a freezing cold November day. She said: "The sleet was coming down and at half-time the boys were huddling under our coats and they were absolutely frozen." After looking around, she found some types of thermal clothing, but nothing she thought was affordable and ideal for children. So she approached Braunton textile designer Chris Reed, who developed a prototype thermal vest using manmade fibres. Karen was keen for the new...

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