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Start-ups & Innovation

Seven Dials

£150,000 of new funding offered for London businesses

Power to Change and Co-operatives UK, supported by the Mayor of London, has launched a new funding pilot designed to boost the capital’s high streets

Heist appoints Natasja Giezen-Smith as CEO

Heist, the disruptive underwear and hosiery brand, has promoted Natasja Giezen-Smith to the role of CEO as co-founder and former CEO Toby Darbyshire steps into the role of chairman.
Farleigh.io

Sustainable shopping platform Farleigh.io to launch this month

London-based conscious, sustainable social shopping platform Farleigh.io is to launch later this month, allowing users to buy, sell and curate items through virtual shop windows.
Carrie Elizabeth Jewellery

The Interview: Carrie Dennahy, Founder of Carrie Elizabeth Jewellery  

In 2015 Carrie Dennahy took the bold decision to cast off her successful corporate buying role and set up her own e-commerce brand. Six years on and the leap has proved to be well-worth the risk, with the Carrie Elizabeth Jewellery business booming thanks to a growing list of customers, including high-profile celebrity clients, who are drawn to its uniquely designed pieces and ethos. Launched to fill a perceived gap in the market for beautiful, ethically-crafted jewellery, at an affordable price point, the brand is powered by Carrie, who together with her small and agile team, are adept at responding to changing customer demands and today’s challenging
Express Building

Huckletree launches programme to support North West fashion startups

Creative workspace and accelerator Huckletree is to launch an initiative to help support local fashion entrepreneurs and businesses, offering work space and mentoring at its...
Tommy Hilfiger Challenge

Tommy Hilfiger opens applications for Fashion Frontier Challenge 2021

Tommy Hilfiger has announced that applications for the third edition of the Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge will open from today until 8 March...
TheIndustry.fashion

Happy holidays and best wishes for a more peaceful and prosperous...

TheIndustry.fashion would like to wish all of our readers, partners and supporters all the very best for the festive season and a more peaceful...

PODCAST: True CEO & Co-founder, Matt Truman

IN DETAIL: the new Podcast from TheIndustry.fashion in which we get under the hood of the industry and examine the business & consumer trends that
Virtual Try-on

Virtual try-on can future-proof retail

Virtual try-on is on the rise and if you think it’s just a fad, get ready to be left behind. Recent advances in the...
Sian Conway, Ethical Hour

Shoppers urged to look beyond big box retailers this Black Friday...

The UK’s small business community is urging shoppers to put ethics before excess this festive season by buying from small companies with an ethical...

Former Thomas Pink COO joins The Shirt Society as Product Development...

Ambitious Manchester start-up The Shirt Society has announced the appointment of ex-Thomas Pink (now Pink Shirtmaker) Chief Operating Officer (COO), and Missguided board advisor,...
Lone Design Club

Westfield and Fashion District announce winners of Retail Futures 2020 Innovation...

Westfield and Fashion District have announced the winners of the Retail Futures 2020 Innovation Prize, alongside runners-up and a special commendation. Created by Fashion District...
Graduate Fashion Foundation

Graduate Fashion Foundation announces 10 new global ambassadors

Graduate Fashion Foundation has announced 10 new global ambassadors are joining the charity this October 2020, including iconic designers, sustainability activists and marketing experts. Best...

The Interview: Eileen Willett and Nancy Zeffman, co-founders Cucumber Clothing

Eileen Willett and Nancy Zeffman, whose backgrounds are in fashion and advertising, were friends for 20 years before they decided to take the plunge...
James Harford-Tyrer Cudoni

Luxury resale site Cudoni wins multi-million pound investment

Cudoni has secured further investment, including from retail veteran Andrew Jennings, taking the total funds raised by the luxury resale site to £4.6m. Daily Mail...
Allbirds Apparel

Allbirds launches first clothing collection

Sustainable footwear brand Allbirds has launched its first apparel range, expanding its offering beyond footwear and accessories. To create its apparel line, the brand has...
ScienceMagic.Inc

The Communications Store chiefs launch new agency, ScienceMagic.Inc

Julietta Dexter and Daniel Marks, the CEO and Chief Creative Officer at The Communications Store, have teamed up with former CEO of The Guardian...
Coral Eyewear

Coral Eyewear becomes first UK company to launch glasses made with...

Sustainability focused start-up Coral Eyewear has become the first UK-based company to create and launch a collection of glasses and sunglasses made with ECONYL...

The Campaign For Wool launches Wool Week 2020 with student design...

The Prince of Wales' Campaign For Wool has launched Wool Week 2020 with the return of its much-loved Student Design Competition.  The competition brings together leading brands...

Increase speed-to-market and improve supply chain efficiencies with CGS

The global COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated many trends in fashion and retail from the shift to digital shopping, the casualisation of our wardrobes, due...