The British Fashion Council is committed to developing excellence and growth in a sector that is a significant contributor to the British economy. It nurtures, supports and promotes British fashion talent to a global market.
Head of Government Relations & Education
British Fashion Council
Tel: +44 207 759 1999
Fax: +44 207 759 1998
DL: +44 207 759 1974
Mobile: +44 (0)7786 528 345
The Centre for Fashion Enterprise (CFE) is London’s pioneering fashion business incubator. CFE unlocks creativity and business potential, allowing designers to gain an international foothold. It provides expert guidance in the fields of finance, legal, manufacturing and marketing.
Centre for Fashion Enterprise
182 Mare Street
London Borough of Hackney
Creative Skillset empowers the creative industries to develop skills and talent. It influences and shapes policy and secures vital investment for individuals to become the best in their field and for businesses to grow. As an industry body for the creative industries, it works across film, television, radio, animation, visual effects, games, fashion, textiles, publishing, advertising and marketing communications.
21 Caledonian Road
Tel: +44 (0)207 713 9800
For more information, visit http://www.creativeskillset.org/
DISC supports fashion manufacturers and designers to innovate their business, products and services. It provides businesses with experts in factory production, global sourcing, jewellery production and sustainable manufacturing.
The Fashion Association of Britain (FAB) is the UK trade association dedicated to furthering the interests of the independent UK fashion retailer.
Tel: +44 (0)1295 713333 (Banbury office)
Fax: +44 (0)1295 711665
Tel: +44 (0)121 446 6688 (Birmingham office)
Fax: +44 (0)121 446 5215
Sponsored by the UK Fashion and Textiles Association and CapitB Trust, Let's Make it Here is a free to use database for designers, brands and retailers who want the convenience of manufacturing closer to home or are looking for a distinctly British look for their collections.
3 Queen Square
Director of International Business Development
Tel: +44 (0)207 843 9463
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is a UK Government department working with fashion businesses based in the United Kingdom to ensure their success in international markets, and encourage the best overseas companies to look to the UK as their global partner of choice. It helps UK-based exporters succeed globally and assists overseas companies to bring high quality investment to the UK.
For more information on UKTI, visit the UKTI website.