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Are you the hidden talent in the North or North West?


If you’re doing some amazing work in the world of fashion or retailing in North or North West and would love to be recognised then enter the Fashion Network competition. Judged by a panel of experts from the UK Fashion Industry, The Fashion Network is looking for 10 of the best companies from across a selection of different categories in the North of England. With continuous difficulties on the High Street we’re seeing an abundance of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit in the North. There’s a wealth of talent and successful fashion companies and individuals out there and we’re here to shout about them.

The Judges:

We’ve enlisted some of the best names in the industry to help us decide who will make it onto the list.

For each category they will pick 10 of the Best.

Wayne Hemingway – Wayne Hemingway Design

Grazia - Fashion News & Features Editor - Kay Barron

Drapers - Online Editor - Keely Stocker

Flux Magazine - Fashion Director - Claire Lomax

WGSN Boutique - Creative Director - Lauretta Roberts

Photolink Creative Group - CEO and Founder - David Walter

Menswear Buyer - Editor – Nick Cook

Mail on Sunday – Retail Journalist – Neil Craven – Buying Director – Luisa De Paula

John Lewis - Head of Womenswear - Jo Hooper 


1.     Fashion Brand

2.     Emerging Brand – Less than 5 years old

3.     Vintage / Thrift Store

4.     Independent Retailer

5.     Fashion Blog

6.     Multi Brand Online Retailer

7.     Own Brand Online Retailer

8.     Manufacturer / Supplier

9.     Sales Agency

10.   Creatives – Photographers, Stylists, Hair and Make Up Artists


Who can enter?

Anyone based in the North West, North East, Yorkshire and Humberside. Either submit your own company or nominate someone you think should be featured.

How do I submit my entry? 

Please email  with the following –

·       Category

·      Company Name

·       Website

·       Contact Details – Email, Address, Phone Number

·       Description

·       Logo and 3 Supporting Images (jpegs)


Can I enter more than one category?

Yes. Just let us know which categories you would like to be put forward for.

 *** Deadline for entries 31st July 2011 ***

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