Release of the Week

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:...

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...

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...

Official Launch of the UK’s First Fashion Technology Academy

On 25th November 2015 Social enterprise Fashion Enter Ltd will welcome MBE and television presenter June Sarpong to the official launch of the UK’s first ever Fashion Technology Academy (FTA). The FTA is a collaborative initiative with Haringey Council who have invested a sum of £570,000 and DWP to...

Who Is Your British Style Icon?

VOTE NOW FOR THE BRITISH STYLE AWARD 2015 The British Style Award 2015 is a highlight of the British Fashion Awards with the British Fashion Council looking to the public to decide the winner. Previous winners include Emma Watson (2014), Harry Styles (2013) and Alexa Chung (2012 & 2011). Cast...

MIDLANDS FASHION AWARDS 2015

Fashion Week might well be over for another season, but with the Midlands Fashion Awards 2015 just around the corner, Birmingham is the next city to embrace the industry’s growing fashion talent. Hosted by TV Presenters Jamie Roche and Chiara Glorioso, the glittering awards ceremony takes place on...

A-Z – A Fashionable Alphabet

David Longshaw has just launched his new book A-Z – A Fashionable Alphabet by Fashion Fascist ‘Fashion B’ aka Gertrude. Meet the ridiculously named Fashion B' (real name Gertrude) and her sidekick Little Pap as they take us on an alphabetic fashion tour around their favourite London sights, shops...

Fashion Scout’s Merit Award SS16

Katie Roberts Wood has been awarded the prestigious Fashion Scout SS16 Merit Award. A graduate from the Royal College of Art Katie’s MA collection ‘Synch’ was critically acclaimed, winning the ‘Collection of the Year Award’ at International Talent Support along with bagging the ‘Vogue Talent Award...

Latest Press Releases

LC: MEN APPOINTS FIRST INTERNATIONAL MENSWEAR AMBASSADOR

March 9th 2015

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...