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.
22 Jul 2020
Retail Futures 2020 – Depop & The Next Generation of Retail
Depop is the fashion marketplace for the next generation, offering a platform that is inclusive, diverse and less wasteful – with transformation at it’s heart. Known as an innovator and disruptor in the marketplace themselves Depop are in a prime position to forecast the retail horizon. As a partner in the Fashion District Innovation Challenge Prize, they also have the insight to spot the […]Read More
21 Jul 2020
Meet Petit Pli, the material innovation and Fash-Tech startup that creates clothes that grow with your child.
Petit Pli is based in the Fashion District in one of the new studios at The Trampery Fish Island Village. Ryan has been chatting to businesses thinking of applying for the Forge Fashion business support programme in Waltham Forest about using tech innovation to create sustainability. An unfolding success, the company uses aero-space engineering and design to […]Read More
09 Jul 2020
FORGE FASHION SUPPORT PROGRAMME FOR BUSINESSES IN WALTHAM FOREST
FORGE FASHION – NEW SUPPORT PROGRAMME FOR BUSINESSES IN WALTHAM FOREST Today, Forge Fashion launches, and will help 30 of Waltham Forest’s fashion and textile businesses to thrive sustainably. Delivered by Creative United in partnership with Waltham Forest Council and The Fashion District, Forge Fashion will provide tailored business support through workshops, one-to-one advice and […]Read More
THE VALUE OF THE UK FASHION INDUSTRY IS ESTIMATED AT £28 BILLION, TWICE THAT OF THE AUTOMOTIVE OR CHEMICALS INDUSTRIES.
‘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
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19 Feb 2020
London Fashion Fund champions the future of fashion sustainability
London Fashion Fund investments champion the future of fashion sustainability We are delighted to announce that three sustainable fashion start-ups KAPDAA, CLOTHES-DOCTOR and REWRITTEN are the first recipients of investment from London Fashion Fund. Backed by the Mayor of London, the co-investment fund seeks to support early stage sustainable fashion & fashion tech start-ups that […]Read More