fashion contacts


Main contact:


British Fashion Council


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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.

Contact details
Judith Rosser-Davies
Head of Government Relations & Education
British Fashion Council
Somerset House
South Wing
Tel: +44 207 759 1999
Fax: +44 207 759 1998
DL: +44 207 759 1974
Mobile: +44 (0)7786 528 345




Centre for Fashion Enterprise


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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.

Contact details:

Centre for Fashion Enterprise
182 Mare Street
London Borough of Hackney
E8 3RE


Creative Skillset


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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.

Contact details:

Creative Skillset
Focus Point
21 Caledonian Road
N1 9GB

Tel: +44 (0)207 713 9800

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Designer Innovation Support Centre


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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.

Contact details:

Genevieve Hawes


fashion association of britain

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The Fashion Association of Britain (FAB) is the UK trade association dedicated to furthering the interests of the independent UK fashion retailer.

Contact details:

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.

Contact details:

3 Queen Square
Paul Alger
Director of International Business Development
Tel: +44 (0)207 843 9463


UK Trade & Investment

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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.