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How to Succeed in Fashion Seminar is a ‘Huge Success’


On the 10th April Fashion Capital hosted the seminar at a new location of The Factory, with a variety of industry professional, guest speakers including Marks and Spencer assistant buyer, Lauren Jolly.

The seminar was aimed at new businesses and fashion designers, and was hosted at The Fashion Enter Factory in North London. The seminar covered a range of topics all aimed at up and coming designers and business start-ups on how to be successful in the fashion industry. With the help from our guest speakers; Lauren Jolly – Assistant buyer at M&S, Nick Gould – Partner at Collyer Bristow, Tanya Elizabeth – Designer, Jenni Sutton – Development Manager at Fashion Enter, Jenny Holloway – Director at Fashion Enter, Maya Balcerzak – Studio Assistant at The Fashion Studio, Dan Sherfield – Investment Manager at Fashion Enter and head of Technical Service at ASOS Sophie Glover.

The seminar covered a range of topics, from The Buying Cycle and importance of copyrighting your designs and label to sampling and production and importance of garment technology. With a tour of the Fashion Enter Factory, providing an insight to the manufacturing process.


Lauren Jolly Assistant Buyer at M&S speaking on The Buying Cycle


Dan Sherfield speaking on Are you business ready?


Jenny Holloway giving a guided tour of The Factory

The seminar was a huge successful, with many attendees happy with the amount of information provided. One of our attendees said the whole day had been a huge ‘eye opener’ keen to become a member of Fashion Enter so they could take full advantage of our resources and services on offer.

Here are some more quotes from our more than satisfied attendees:

‘Exceeded my expectations…The day was fantastic and I have learnt so much. Thank you very much.’


‘Very helpful, a lot to learn from attending seminars. Speakers were very down to earth and friendly’

The seminar was a success with 80% of our attendees rating the seminar 10 out of 10 for support, organisation and communication. If you’re interested and would like to attend one of our events, sign up to our newsletter to find out about future seminars.

A huge thank you to all that attended!

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