FASHION. TECHNOLOGY. BUSINESS. EDUCATION. THEY’LL MEET, COMPETE, COLLABORATE AND INNOVATE AT THE FASHION DISTRICT.
The Fashion District is a cluster of ambitious businesses, academic institutions and investors in East London. It’s an opportunity: to make London the global capital of fashion technology. To nurture talent. To create new jobs and innovative products. To drive economic and social transformation. To be a legacy to be proud of.
Meet the Manufacturing Futures 2021 Shortlist
Meet the Manufacturing Futures 2021 Shortlist The Fashion District, in collaboration with the Fashion Innovation Agency, is delighted to announce the shortlist for Manufacturing Futures: Fashion District Innovation Challenge Prize 2021! […]Read More
Lone Design Club – Designer Call Out
Lone Design Club – Designer Call Out Lone Design Club (winners of Fashion District’s Retail Futures 2020) are looking for fresh new designers to showcase across their channels! They are […]Read More
WELCOME TO BUILDING BLOQS – LONDON’S LARGEST OPEN-ACCESS WORKSHOP
WELCOME TO BUILDING BLOQS – LONDON’S LARGEST OPEN-ACCESS WORKSHOP Are you looking for pay-as-you go studio space? Do you need access to best-in-class machinery at an affordable price? If so, […]Read More
Fashion District & The Trampery present: Fashion Circle
Fashion District & The Trampery present: Fashion Circle Join us at our new event series for fashion businesses. Launched as part of a day of events to celebrate Poplar Works’ 1st […]Read More
Apply to MATCHES FASHION’s New Internship Programme!
Apply to MATCHES FASHION’s New Internship Programme! Are you looking for a chance to give your career a new direction in 2021? This year, MATCHESFASHION have begun their 4th cohort […]Read More
MEET KAPDAA – THE OFFCUT COMPANY, DEDICATED TO SAVING TEXTILES FROM LANDFILL
MEET KAPDAA – THE OFFCUT COMPANY, DEDICATED TO SAVING TEXTILES FROM LANDFILL Are you looking for innovative solutions to textile waste? Interested in adopting more circular practices? If so, meet […]Read More
Fashion CircleFashion Circle: Remodel & Repair
The fashion industry contributed £32.3bn to the UK GDP in 2017, an increase of 5.4% on 2016.
The Fashion District in East London will create a cluster that paves the way for even more growth and innovation. London is a global capital for culture and creativity, and this exciting new district will secure East London’s place at the centre of fashion.
Justine Simons OBE, Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries, Greater London Authority
In 2019, there were about 36,850 fashion manufacturing and retail businesses employing about 630,700 people across the UK.