FASHION EAST SUPPORTS TALENT.

 

SINCE 2000, OUR NON-PROFIT INCUBATOR LEAD BY LULU KENNEDY MBE HAS EARNED A FIERCE REPUTATION FOR LAUNCHING THE UK’S BRIGHTEST TALENT; GIVING A VOICE TO YOUNG FASHION CREATIVES AND STEERING THE CONVERSATION.

 

 

 

THE INDUSTRY LOOKS TO US FOR THE MOST INNOVATIVE NEW NAMES AND INSPIRATIONAL WAYS OF PRESENTING THEIR WORK ACROSS FASHION WEEK, RETAIL AND CURATED STANDALONE EVENTS. WINNING RECIPIENTS ARE AWARDED A PROGRAMME OF SUPPORT FOR UP TO 3 SEASONS, INCLUDING SHOWCASING AT LONDON FASHION WEEK, FINANCIAL BURSARIES AND EXPERT MENTORING.

 

AS WELL AS A TALENT INCUBATOR, WE OPERATE AS A CREATIVE AGENCY, COLLABORATING WITH BRANDS TO CURATE AND DELIVER UNIQUE PROJECTS ACROSS FASHION, CULTURE & ART.

 

OUR ALUMNI INCLUDE: KIM JONES OBE, CRAIG GREEN, SIMONE ROCHA, ROKSANDA, MARTINE ROSE, LIAM HODGES, WALES BONNER, CHARLES JEFFREY LOVERBOY, PER GOTESSON, ASHLEY WILLIAMS, MARQUES ALMEIDA, JW ANDERSON, MATTY BOVAN, MOWALOLA, ASAI, CHARLOTTE KNOWLES, STEFAN COOKE & SUPRIYA LELE AMONGST OTHERS.

 

OUR INDUSTRY PANEL BELOW IS AN EVER CHANGING GROUP OF EXPERTS WHO ASSIST US, SELECT & MENTOR OUR DESGINERS.

"Fashion East is so established as an elite incubator for London's newest talent that it's un-missable. Their unerring eye and instinct makes them a key contributor to London's fashion reputation."

Vogue USA

"The non-profit organisation & Director Lulu Kennedy MBE are credited with 'Putting London on the Fashion Week map'."

The New York Times

"It is hardly an overestimation to say that Lulu Kennedy's Fashion East has been instrumental to the success of British Fashion over the past 20 years."

British Vogue

"London always feels like right here, right now. Fresh blood with big ideas. Uncompromising and unconventional. London's best young designers imaginatively toe the line between commerce and creativity. The reason for this is Fashion East. Fashion East has incubated the work of our most beloved designers."

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