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Ziqi Wang | MA Costume for Performance | Graduate Showcase | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London

We are the Fashion Business Research community at Fashion Business School, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London.

Our Vision

“To be the world-leader in impactful fashion business research that enables a responsible future for the global fashion industry.”


“Through our creativity and innovation, by leveraging our unique expertise we will develop interdisciplinary research that tackle the biggest global fashion business issues surrounding social, sustainability and economic prosperity for all.”

Our Research

Fashion Business School fosters a responsible future for the global fashion industry through the commitment to our vision, underpinned by our four pillars of Purpose, People, Planet and Profit. Our core research areas are directly aligned with our four pillars (see, Figure 1). Through our research, we will deliver our vision for businesses of all sizes.

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Research areas

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Our researchers

  • Photo of Dr Emmanuel Sirimal Silva
    Photo of Dr Emmanuel Sirimal Silva | Fashion Business Research Centre | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    Dr. Emmanuel Silva  

    Interim Director Fashion Business Research

  • Photo of Professor Danka Tamburic
    Photo of Professor Danka Tamburic | Fashion Business Research Centre | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    Professor Danka Tamburic  

    Professor of Cosmetic Science

  • Photo of Dr. Bethan Alexander
    Photo of Dr. Bethan Alexander | MA Global Fashion Retailing | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London | Photography by Maria Dyshkant
    Dr. Bethan Alexander  

    Fashion Business Research Coordinator

  • Photo of Professor Alessandra Vecchi
    Photo of Professor Alessandra Vecchi | Fashion Business Research Centre | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London