Centre for Fashion Enterprise
London is home to some of the fashion industry’s brightest design talent. To ensure a brand’s survival and success, though, takes more than raw talent.
It is crucial in today’s market for small businesses to understand their USP and vision, to be better informed and follow a considered development strategy. CFE facilitates this, unlocking creativity and business potential, allowing designers to gain an international foothold.
Centre for Fashion Enterprise (CFE), now part of London College of Fashion’s Graduate Futures offering, is renowned for the workshops and expert advice it provides. To date, 750 fashion businesses have benefitted from CFE’s support, including designers that have gone on to become household names and whose businesses contribute hugely to the UK’s Creative Industries economy. CFE alumni include Molly Goddard, Charles Jeffrey, Craig Green, Wales Bonner, Mary Katrantzou and Erdem
We understand the challenges of growing a business where digital, sustainable and social shifts are driving rapid change within the fashion and fashion tech sector. Businesses and the wider industry recognise that support from Centre for Fashion Enterprise really makes a difference.
- Judith Tolley, Head of CFE
Anna Barham: p- ool- s o-f t- he ou- t- l- ine- s
A commission for the Chelsea Space window by artist Anna Barham
Graduate Showcase: In London
Form 21 June, Wimbledon's performance design graduating students will take over commercial and hotel spaces across central London to showcase their work.
What have we done?
An exhibition mapping out the full range of student-led initiatives that are taking place at the end of this academic year.
Professor Helen Storey announced as first Artist in Residence at Za’atari Refugee Camp
Last night, at an event held at Buckingham Palace hosted by LCF Patron, the Countess of Wessex, Professor Helen Storey was announced as Za’atari Refugee Camp’s first Artist in Residence for […]
Q+A: Candice Fragis talks to us about being part of IFS 2019
The International Fashion Showcase (IFS) nurtures and presents work from the finest up-and-coming fashion talent from around the world. The biennial fashion presentation is a partnership between the British Council, […]
International Fashion Showcase Residency at LCF
Last week we welcomed 16 international fashion designers to spend a week in residence for intensive business development. The IFS Residencies develop diverse fashion talent for the future in both in […]
LCF partners with the British Council, BFC and Somerset House for International Fashion Showcase 2019
Sixteen of the world’s best emerging fashion designers to exhibit in London at the International Fashion Showcase 2019. The IFS nurtures and presents work from the finest up-and-coming fashion talent from […]