Emerging Designers Incubator

A tailored programme of support with industry experts to help grow your business and get your product to market.

The Fashion Foundry incubator is currently in the development phase. We will publish a launch date for it as soon as we have it.


  • Support and advice sessions with Industry Experts
  • Group Business Workshops
  • Networking opportunities
  • Bespoke Business advice
  • Brand photography
  • Desk Space in Fashion Foundry Studio– Located in South Block, Glasgow.
  • 24/7 Access to Studio & Sampling Room


  1. You must be a Fashion/Accessories business or Designer.
  2. Your business must be registered in Scotland as a Sole Trader, Partnership, Social Enterprise or Limited Company.
  3. You must be able to attend all coaching, mentor and business sessions.
  4. Agree to complete a progress report, an end of program survey and follow-up surveys.
  5. Agree to press and promotion of your brand linked to fashion foundry.

Image – Bethany Grace Photography

The Foundry helped me to realise my own brand’s identity, so now I’ve found it I’ll just keep going and continue to grow the furthest I can.

Kirsty Frew

2018, Lionpalm

My Mentor, Mairi McDonald, has been really supportive, realistic, she’s got that commercial eye and that experience with her own brand. She has also been the voice of reason when I’ve been trying to do too much.

Anika Höppel