Release of the Week

June Sarpong MBE Announced as Best of Britannia Ambassador

Best of Britannia (BOB) is proud to announce that British television personality June Sarpong MBE is joining as an ambassador for BOB London 2016 alongside launching her new collection, Ldny. Founded by Antony Wallis, Esme Lynch and Joe Pidgeon, BOB is a celebration of more than 200 British brands...

Midlands Fashion Show & Awards Application Process is Open

The ninth annual Midlands Fashion Show and Awards (MFA) application process is open until the end of May 2016. The MFA, was launched in 2008 by Birmingham-based Jenny Eason, recognises and celebrates exceptional and emerging talent in the fields of fashion design, fashion styling and make-up...

MIDLANDS FASHION AWARDS 2015

The Midlands Fashion Awards is back for 2015! Officially launching on Friday 7th August with the Independent Designers Catwalk Show at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham. The seventh consecutive Midlands Fashion Awards will be held on Friday 16th October at the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, CBSO...

BOOHOO Joins the Anti-Angora List

Online fashion giant Boohoo.com has joined a list of over 60 retailers that will no longer stock products made from Angora recognising 'cruel and inhumane practices' documented in PETA Exposé. Following almost a year of pressure from PETA and more than 10,000 e-mail, Facebook, and Twitter messages...

The Midlands Fashion Awards 2017 - Application Process Now Open

Press Release: April 2017   Midlands based fashion talent initiative call for 2017 entries   Celebrating its 10th year nurturing and supporting industry talent   New branding and extra award categories added making this the biggest MFA to date   Now in its 10th year the annual Midlands Fashion...

Fashion Scout's A/W 17/18 Ones To Watch

Bi-annual designer showcase Fashion Scout announce their top four to watch at February’s AW17 event… The Fashion Scout panel, which includes the event’s founder and creative director Martyn Roberts, fashion journalists Hilary Alexander OBE and Tony Glenville, stylist Rebekah Roy and Niamh Tuft,...

All Change for The Clothes Show

    After a long 27-year stint showing at the NEC Birmingham, The Clothes Show, owned by UK-based global company Haymarket Media Group, has announced it will relocate to Liverpool and take place mid-summer.   The new location will be home to the newly branded British Style Collective presented by...

Midlands Fashion Awards Announce 2016 Winners

The Midlands Fashion Awards (MFA) has just taken place at the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, CBSO Centre, Birmingham and the 2016 winners and runners-up have been announced…   Encompassing the very best creative fashion talent in the region categories being hotly contested included:...

FTA TO TRAIN 1000 APPRENTICES ANNUALLY

The Fashion Technology Academy launches with promise to train 1000 apprentices every year… The UK garment manufacturing sector received a major boost, with the official launch of the country’s first ever Fashion Technology Academy (FTA). Run by social enterprise Fashion Enter, the unique learning...

ONE TWO FIVE Relocates to the Heart of Bath

Carole Waller and Gary Wood have reopened their contemporary ONE TWO FIVE Gallery steps from the famous Abbey on the charming, cobbled square of Abbey Green. ONE TWO FIVE Gallery was previously located on the outskirts of Bath.   Carole’s one-of-a-kind painted fabrics have formed the basis of her...

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The British Fashion Council is delighted to announce the appointment of Hu Bing; Actor, Model, Singer and Philanthropist, Bing will be the first...

Scotland Re:Designed

October 14th 2014

Scotland Re:Designed - Now in its 3rd successful year Scotland Re:Designed (SR:D) is returning to Glasgow for its annual showcase taking...