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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

  • Get involved! Connect To: Creative Network Meet Ups

    Get involved! Connect To: Creative Network Meet Ups

    Are you a student whose parent(s)/ guardian(s) have not completed a University Degree? Then come along to find out who we are, the work we do and upcoming projects that you can get involved in to support your creative ambitions!

  • Graduate Support 1-2-1s

    Graduate Support 1-2-1s

    Book a place for 1-2-1 graduate support advice.

  • Graduate Careers Cafe

    Graduate Careers Cafe

    Graduate Career Café - An informal space for graduates to discuss the theme of the session, to ask questions, share experiences and gain some useful insights, bring your coffee!

  • Creative Shift Masterclasses

    Creative Shift Masterclasses

    Join our one hour sessions to help you make money, build your networks, promote yourself and much more!