Over the last 10 years the UK fashion industry has met the challenge to evolve from a domestic manufacturing based industry into a design-led industry operating in a global marketplace. However, high end products continue to be made in the UK and 'Made in Britain' is still a strong sales point.
The UK also has a strong design talent, led by our excellent art colleges, which are famous throughout the world. Many UK design students go on to work in global fashion houses and retail chains which promotes both the UK fashion industry and the UK’s worldwide reputation abroad.
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Paul Arkwright with M&S staff
It’s not hard to understand why the annual UKTI fashion mission to Japan is over-subscribed year after year. With London retaining its ‘fashionable capital of the world’ title and Japan’s hunger for western styles, Japan and the UK are made for each other. More
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A key priority for the Embassy in Mexico City is encouraging inward investment to the UK. There are various large Mexican companies that have invested in the UK – like Cemex, Monex and Gruma-... More