Founder of Fit Britches®
Farnaz Khan is a Bradford-born, award-winning serial entrepreneur who is passionate about innovation and unleashing the potential of the next generation. Her journey started in her bathroom and is now making headlines worldwide.
Farnaz’s brand Fit Britches® is a registered trademark of 8 London, a technical textiles company specializing in high technology smart textiles. It has received considerable industry recognition for its current award winning clinically proven anti cellulite shapewear range which has been seen widely in the Press: Daily Mail, Sunday Post, Bella Magazine, Good Morning America, This Morning, featured on British Television and worn by celebrities including Khloe Kardashian, Jessie J and many more.
Fit Britches made the finalist in the 2013 UK Lingerie Awards for BEST Shapewear brand of the year award, and also made the UK’s hottest start ups 100 list. To date Fit Britches control pants has shipped to 50+ countries, our mission is to “reshape” the world.
Farnaz’s first venture, an on-line marketing business- eResponse Media Ltd helped advertisers connect with consumers.
She developed from scratch Prizeboom.com one of UK’s leading competition website which reached over 1,000,000 consumers online.
An early adopter of the internet, Farnaz launched one of the first viral apps: Prizeboom fairgame which hit the world top 10 viralcharts. The company reached 20 million consumers online, that’s 1 in 3 households in the UK and worked with several high profiles brands including Ipsos Mori, Orange, Ladbrokes & RSPB.
Achievements included several awards nominations & media attention. Farnaz was the first female business owner selected to represent the UK’s Digital peers on a Digital mission to New York in 2011 where she participated in round tables with global household brands like Blackberry, Pepsi, HBO, Nokia etc. You can read more about Farnaz’s career overview on her LinkedIn rofile or on About.me.
“I’m passionate about making a difference and getting involved with Mosaic, a cause close to my heart as I left school at 15 and came from a deprived area,” said Farnaz.
“I know the struggles and challenges young people face too well. I believe it’s important to invest our time in young people, they will drive tomorrow’s economy and society, they are the future.”