About us

About us

About us

Who are we?

Fashion Enter is a not for profit, social enterprise, which strives to be a centre of excellence for sampling, grading, production and for learning and development of skills within the fashion and textiles industry.


What do we do?

FashionCapital.co.uk

FashionCapital.co.uk is the UK's leading portal for the fashion industry and is the sister company to Fashion Enter Ltd

Launched in 2001 the FashionCapital site is a one stop online resource with a dedicated team of journalists, business advisors and industry experts to ensure users receive a unique insight into the world of fashion.

Production and Sampling

Fashion Enter has a Factory for large scale production and a Fashion Studio for grading, sampling and small productions runs. Both units are Sedex approved and produce for leading retailers, etailers, designers and new business start ups.

Memberships

Annual Membership with FashionCapital.co.uk is structured to aid emerging and established designers with a cross section of support from a broad range of industry experts.

For a yearly membership you will receive:
Business diagnostics meeting
Discounted rates on mentoring packages
Discounted access to quarterly seminars – 'How to Succeed in Fashion Today'
10% discounted rates on sampling
Members only access to FashionCapital.co.uk
Intro to industry via FashionCapital.co.uk
Promotional campaign via FashionCapital.co.uk and all viral networks
Weekly newsletter with industry and membership updates
User guide to FashionCapital.co.uk
Reciprocal link
Discounted rates for all events

The cost to join is £150 plus vat for one year. 

Business Mentoring 

Business mentoring and support is an invaluable resource for both new business start-ups and established businesses looking to expand their label.

To ensure the successful implementation of all business functions there are many considerations and decisions that need to be reviewed from business strategy to initial design concept, product development, sourcing, production, finance, marketing, legal and those all important sales!

FashionCapital.co.uk has over 30 years experience in the industry and has developed an extensive network of key industry experts now available to support your business. The team of mentors have been carefully selected for their specialised areas of expertise.

Fashion Technology Academy 

The Fashion Technology Academy (FTA) is a collaboration with Fashion Enter Ltd - sister company to FashionCapital.co.uk, Haringey Council, DWP and global e-tailer ASOS.com.

Opened in March 2015 the fully equipped FTA is an extension of the successful Stitching Academy and includes a range of qualifications at Levels 1 to 4, which cover the entire of the 'Garment life cycle' including Stitching, Production and Pattern Cutting. Fashion Enter are also one of the largest training providers of Apprenticeships at levels 3 and 4 within Apparel Manufacturing (fashion) working with employers such as ASOS.com, Marks & Spencer, River Island and House of Fraser.

The academy is the first apparel manufacturing training academy in the country to operate alongside a live factory and fashion studio ensuring that students gain exposure to real 'Best of British' manufacturing whilst training for their qualifications. The FTA has been created to train a new generation of skilled workers ensure that the UK apparel manufacturing sector continues to thrive.

Apprenticeships

Fashion Enter, is England's leading provider for the Fashion and Textiles Apprenticeship programme offering Level 2 Apparel Apprenticeship, Level 3 Diploma in Apparel Footwear, Leather or Production and Certificate in Apparel Manufacturing Technology, and Level 4 Technical Textiles – Product Sourcing and Development.


In 2013 Fashion Enter was awarded The Tick Mark of Excellence by Creative Skillset for its training standards provision and is now an accredited Showcase Centre through ABC Awards due to its high standard of excellence attained in training at all levels.The Fashion and Textiles Apprenticeship programme is a unique combination of training and career specific work experience. The apprentice will be working with one employer for the entire course therefore providing an opportunity for both the employer and the individual to develop a long and sustainable relationship.

Special Projects

Fashion Enter often undertakes various projects and collaborations with a view to helping designers achieve brand recognition and generate sales. Past projects have included:

British Designers Collective at Bicester Village

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee

Made in Britain

Retail and Etail

The Clothes Show Live

The Collection

International

Design Competitions

Fashion Enter Ltd - Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 for the Social Enterprise category; the London and South region

For more information please contact info@fashion-enter.com or telephone 0208 809 3311