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A supportive community for fashion and textile entrepreneurs


The fashion and textile industry is notoriously exclusive and while running a start-up can be hugely rewarding, it can also be challenging and lonely…

We’re here to change that.

UKFT Rise is a community of early-stage (under 3 years trading) fashion and textile businesses looking to build a network of supportive like-minded people. We also welcome anyone who is thinking of starting a fashion/textile company in the near future.

By joining, here’s a few things you can expect from the community:

Click here to subscribe to the community


Join us at our launch event.

Thursday 30 January | 18:45 – 22:00 | Shoreditch Treehouse, 34 Charlotte Road, London, EC2A 3PB


We’re excited to invite you to our first event of 2020 to celebrate the official launch of UKFT Rise!

Join us on 30 January 2020 to hear from an inspiring panel of UK fashion & textile entrepreneurs who will be sharing stories from their early business days through to where they are now, followed by an evening of networking with the growing UKFT Rise community.

Find the details and book your ticket here



Follow UKFT Rise on Instagram: @ukftrise