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Centre for Fashion Enterprise

London's pioneering fashion and fash-tech business incubator.

    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

Businesses we support

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


What's on

The Real Thing

The Real Thing

  • 7 February 2020 - 2 May 2020
  • Location: Fashion Space Gallery

Next exhibition from the Fashion Space Gallery



  • 9 March 2020 - 5 May 2020
  • Location: Wimbledon Space, Wimbledon College of Arts

Group exhibition bringing together 4 artists who explore sculptural form in dynamic and often temporal outcomes.

CANCELLED: Fashion // Manifesto Workshop

CANCELLED: Fashion // Manifesto Workshop

  • 8 April 2020
  • Location: London College of Fashion

This session will evaluate the manifesto as a format for articulating shared interests in fashion, across scholarly and design contexts.

CV Checks

CV Checks

  • 14 April 2020 - 18 June 2020
  • Location: Across Colleges

CV check drop in service.