Karra, Neri and Malem, Wendy and Miller, Jan (2008) High-end fashion manufacturing in the UK - product, process and vision: Recommendations for a Designer and Fashion Manufacturer Alliance and a Designer Innovation and Sampling Centre. Project Report. London College of Fashion, London, UK.
|Type of Research:||Report|
|Creators:||Karra, Neri and Malem, Wendy and Miller, Jan|
The Centre for Fashion Enterprise (CFE) was commissioned by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to undertake a feasibility study to explore fully the market need for a new high-end production hub. This was in direct response to the need highlighted in the DCMS report, Creative Britain - New Talents For The New Economy, published in 2008.
This study has confirmed that there is a need. However the need is for a sampling and innovation facility rather than a production hub. Designers reported a shortage of high quality sampling capacity in the UK, as well as difficulties in getting small quantities produced. Additionally, they do not know where or how to source appropriate manufacturing in the UK, Europe or globally, at the quality the market requires.
|Publisher/Broadcaster/Company:||London College of Fashion|
|Your affiliations with UAL:||Colleges > London College of Fashion
Research Groups > Fashion Science
|Projects or Series:||Research Outputs Review (April 2010 - April 2011)|
|Date Deposited:||26 Jan 2012 13:38|
|Last Modified:||08 Oct 2015 05:41|
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