We are delighted to announce that our founder, social entrepreneur Alison Lewy, has been honoured with an MBE for services to the fashion industry.
It’s been a super busy week for some of our Start Up Loan Fashion Businesses with several launches taking place….
Work experience is essential to break into the fashion industry, and while you may be keen to take on those looking for an opening, it’s important to understand their rights.
When looking for manufacturing partners, one of the key decisions you’ll need to make is whether you want to produce in the UK, or are prepared to manufacture offshore.
A challenge for designers and anyone starting a small fashion business, is finding a good, reliable manufacturer that can offer you the skills and support to help scale up their business.
If you’re a fashion brand you need exposure, and a robust PR and product placement strategy needs to be in place to help you get editorial coverage and build a loyal following.
Fashion brands are often started by talented designers having a dream to start their own label, but not necessarily a clear understanding of where their brand will fit within their specific market segment.