Release of the Week

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...

WELCOME TO THE FIRST FASHION TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY

Social enterprise Fashion Enter Ltd will launch the UK’s first ever Fashion Technology Academy in collaboration with Haringey Council who has invested a sum of £570,000, DWP and global e-tailer ASOS.com in April 2015 to ensure longevity and growth for the UK garment manufacturing sector. The...

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...

Maple Jeans Smashes Crowdfunding Kickstarter Target

Maple Jeans, a UK-based manufacturer of premium selvedge denim jeans, including a popular range of Kevlar® lined jeans for motorcyclists, announced it has smashed its initial £30,000 target on the crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter, in just 36 hours. With a month to go until the funding closes on...

Revamped FashionCapital.co.uk Launches New Initiative with NatWest

November 2014      ​ Fashion industry portal www.fashioncapital.co.uk has re-launched with a fresh new look, clear navigation and additional training and apprenticeship information. The site supports the fashion industry as a one-stop online resource with a dedicated team of journalists, mentors...

Mud Jeans Makes Statement

Mud Jeans Makes Statement: ‘Using and not owning is the future of fashion’Lease A Jeans now worldwide available through crowdfunding platform Kickstarter  Eindhoven, October 24, 2014 – Mud Jeans have launched DRY MUD, a water-saving denim collection. The collection launched during a remarkable...

The Designer Showrooms at London Fashion Week S/S 15

This season the Designer Showrooms at London Fashion Week will showcase over 170 brands. Set within Somerset House the SS15 collections will be exhibited to press and buyers over the course of London Fashion Week and will be open daily from 9.30am-7pm, closing at 6pm on Tuesday 16th. Designers...

Introducing Neon-Jam London

Summer 2014 Online Launch - Neon-Jam London Neon-Jam is a London based unisex Skate Label producing 90′s inspired skate wear with a contemporary edge. Why are we different from other skate/street wear brands? Our styles are limited.  We will have new limited styles upon random announcements. Our...

Leeds Uni Student Wins Vegan Shoe Design Competition

Aspiring Designer Comes Out on Top in Contest to See Stylish Animal- and Eco-Friendly Footwear Design Put Into Production by Beyond Skin. A fourth-year fashion design student at Leeds University got a jump start in her career thanks to winning the first-ever competition to create a vegan shoe with...

The UK's First Stitching Academy

A wide-reaching extension of the UK’s first ever National Apprenticeship in Fashion and Textiles Apparel scheme, initiated two years ago – through which: 120 young people will complete with a Level 1 qualification in “Stitching Skills” after a six-week internship, during which their daily expenses...

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...