Fashion Foundry is in development phase, with the aim to launch it’s 5th Season in Autumn 2019.
Emerging Designers are paired with a creative mentor and coach chosen to help provide a tailored programme of support allowing the designer time, space and industry expertise to develop their brand and build their business.
Desk Space in Fashion Foundry Studio - Located in South Block, Glasgow.
24/7 Access to Studio & Sampling Room - Allowing you to design, develop and make prototypes and small production runs.
Go See Grant - £250 to attend a trade show or visit a showroom.
Maker Grant - £200 to spend with a manufacturer to assist with prototyping and range development.
Brand photography - Worth £500.
Coaching Sessions - Access to a performance coach who will help you take your next steps, and help to plan your personal and brand's development. Worth £500.
Creative Mentor Sessions - Regular individual sessions to look at areas such as range planning, brand positioning, quality & finish. Worth £500.
Group Business Workshops - Hosted by a range of business experts in areas such as branding, audience development, social media, e-commerce, crowdfunding & finance. Worth £500.
Individual / Bespoke Business Advice - from experts in areas such as Intellectual Property, Company structure, VAT, Exporting. Worth £500.
You must be a fashion or fashion accessories designer
Your business must be registered in Scotland as a Sole Trader, Partnership, Social Enterprise or Limited Company.
You must be able to dedicate a minimum of 3 full days a week in the Studio in Glasgow.
You must be able to attend all coaching, mentor and business sessions.
Agree to complete a progress report, an end of program survey and follow-up surveys.
Agree to press and promotion of your brand linked to fashion foundry.