Sampling & Production



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? 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.


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

Fashion Enter Membership includes:

- 5% discount for sampling in the Fashion Studio.
- One to one mentoring session with industry expert.
- Members only access to
- Full access to essential Tools of the Trade package including legal documents such as Confidentiality Agreements.
- Free access to quarterly networking event with industry expert guest speaker and free drinks!
- Priority access to all seminars and workshops including 20% discount.
- Priority access to a broad range of industry specialists for one to one mentoring with 10% discount.
- Priority access to Photography Studio with 10% discount.
- Priority access to Studio Space machine rental with 10% discount.
- 10% discount at
- Promotional launch of your brand across and social networking platforms.
- Priority access to hot desking and glass room for any external business meetings, including 10% discount.
- Priority access to all internal events and exhibitions.
- Access to the Factory for ethical promotional activity.
- Weekly newsletter with industry and members updates.

The cost to join is £199 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! 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, Haringey Council, DWP and global e-tailer

The FTA provides accredited quality qualifications and apprenticeships ranging from level 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. Many new brands wish to learn pattern making and stitching skills plus understand the fundamentals of garment construction and production. Brands have the opportunity to learn informally with our Saturday Stitching Surgery or undertake professional qualifications from ABC Awards.


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.


The Tailoring Academy

Due to high demand and excellent success levels, the FTA is expanding the offer of the Tailoring courses in the new Tailoring Academy which has been supported by industry, the Mayors Good Growth Fund and Haringey Council. The Tailoring Academy is the first in the UK to be supported by government.

N17 Creative Callings

Calling all creatives in Tottenham!

We are pleased to announce that Fashion-Enter is delivering an exciting new project called 'N17 Creative Callings'. The project, which is funded by the Greater London Authority and the European Social Fund, and supported by Haringey Council, will work with Londoners and small businesses within the Tottenham Creative Enterprise Zone (CEZ) to boost Haringey's Creative Industries. We are partnering with Collage Arts which is a leading arts development, training and creative regeneration charity based in heart of Haringey's Cultural Quarter. Between us, and other partners, we are going to put Tottenham's creative businesses well and truly on the map.

FC Designer Collective

The New Designer Collective, 113-115 Fonthill Road, London N4, houses a unique selection of fashion, accessories and gifts created ethically by local design talent.

This retail opportunity is the result of a unique collaboration between Islington Council, Mayor of London (Good Growth Fund) and Fashion-Enter Ltd / FashionCapital.

This shop will allow local designers and creatives a professional place to sell. There are many fashion start-up programmes that provide free workshops and seminars but what new fashion labels often need the most is financial support, reliable production capabilities and direct consumer access via retail opportunities.

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
Design Competitions

For additional information contact or telephone 0208 809 3311.

Fashion Enter
Unit 3, 13 & 14, Crusader Estate
167 Hermitage Road
N4 1LZ

Directions: Nearest tube is Manor House on the Piccadilly Line. Please use exit 7, Green Lanes (North East Side). Walk time is approx 7 minutes from the tube. Alternatively, the nearest overground is Haringey Green Lanes. The 29 bus will also take you to Green Lanes. Car parking facilities are available.