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