Episode 41 : Maxine | Polka Pants
Creating practical and stylish chef trousers for women, creating a pattern that fixes the issues with current options – drawing on personal experience - and keeping production in the UK with Maxine, founder of Polka Pants.
Welcome back to The What’s Cooking Podcast, series FIVE!! We are delighted to be back with our first episode where we spoke to Maxine, founder of Polka Pants. Polka Pants create chef trousers for women which offer a practical and stylish solution to the issues that arise when female chefs wear trousers designed for men! We heard how Maxine’s personal experiences in professional kitchens lead her to start thinking about whether there should be another option for women working in the food industry. Using the design skills she’d developed while studying fashion, Maxine produced the pattern for Polka Pants and, after moving to London to prove her concept, the company received rave reviews from chefs in the city. Produced in London, Polka Pants are now sold all over the UK, US and beyond…
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