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.
Congratulations to our MF21 Winners
The Fashion District, in collaboration with the Fashion Innovation Agency, is delighted to announce the winners for Manufacturing Futures: Fashion District Innovation Challenge 2021 [...]Read More
Fashion District Festival Schedule Announced
Here at Fashion District we are incredibly excited to share the news that the schedule for the Fashion District Festival, taking place 22-26th September 2021, is now available to browse and book online. […]Read More
A Tour of the Fashion District Film
Our new film, from Deadline Communications, showcases London's bright and bold designer talent, in the places and spaces of the Fashion District - Hackney, Haringey, Newham, Waltham Forest and Tower […]Read More
IET TV with Worn Again and Fashion For Good
The IET, Fashion District's sponsor of Manufacturing Futures 2021, is celebrating 150 years of innovation this year and has broadcast a series of TV programmes in honour of the anniversary [...]Read More
Fashion Circle: Sustainably Made
Join us at Fashion Circle, an event series presented by the Fashion District and The Trampery for fashion businesses to learn and develop their network. We are delighted to host the second in […]Read More
Meet the Manufacturing Futures 2021 Shortlist
he Fashion District, in collaboration with the Fashion Innovation Agency, is delighted to announce the shortlist for Manufacturing Futures: Fashion District Innovation Challenge 2021 [...]Read More
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.