The UK Fashion & Textile Association
We are the largest network for fashion and textile companies in the UK.
We represent the entire UK fashion and textile supply chain, from spinning, weaving and knitting, right through to the catwalk.
What we do
We promote the strategic and economic value of our vibrant industry to government and policymakers.
We offer practical advice and technical support to help companies grow.
We work with government and industry to create the right conditions for UK manufacturers to thrive.
Skills & Training
We work with industry to support the skills and productivity of the people who work in our sector and bring in new entrants.
We promote the UK fashion and textile industry around the world and help UK companies reach new markets.
Innovation, R&D & Sustainability
We work on projects that help the UK fashion and textile industry make use of new technologies and become an environmentally sustainable sector.
We nurture talent
Discover UKFT Rise, our supportive community for fashion and textile entrepreneurs and new businesses.
Explore UKFT’s Education Partners membership, bringing together education and industry to ensure the next generation of talent is equipped with the very latest skills.
The Textile Livery Group
The Textile Livery Group brings together 12 Livery Companies of the City of London which share a common aim to support skills and sustainable growth within the UK fashion and textile industry.
The Group have offered generous support to a number of UKFT projects including UKFT Futures.