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Careers in Fashion

Fashion Network UK

Trade Shows, Collections, desing, Jobs and more 

Textile Institute

Site covers a wide range of textile-related professions, including art, design, fashion and production. The Institute awards professional qualifications including a Licentiateship award for the newly qualified

Fashion United

Fashion jobs, the latest fashion news and apparel business network for the UK fashion industry.

North West Textile Network

Funded by the North West Regional Development Agency to promote and develop the textile industry in the region; site has listings and contact information of North West textile companies which can be useful for finding local designers and suppliers.

Society of Dyers and Colourists

Gives information on the qualifications and courses provided by the Society designed to offer members the opportunity to advance their scientific knowledge and vocational skills. These achievements are recognised by diplomas and certificates conferring the professional status of Chartered Colourist

The National Childrenswear Association of Great Britain & Ireland (NCWA)

Aims to promote the British Childrenswear Industry. Useful for its list of retailers and manufacturers

Drapers Online

Drapers cover the entire fashion market. You need to register to use the site but this is free. Registration gives access to the jobs board and industry news.


A one-stop-resource for the clothing and fashion industries. You can search for designers, pattern-cutters and keep up-to-date with industry news. The site has tips on setting up in business including marketing, protecting designs, and selling via the web