The Sussex Fashion Trust

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Sussex Fashion Charity – @FashionSussex

UK’s current clothing & textiles manufacturing position – £21 billion net – £37 billion gross and £1.5 billion worth of clothing and accessories manufactured in the UK /2010 Figures. Essential to our economy and essential to all of us everyday. The Fashion Trust – Sussex Fashion Awards – is a charity and it’s simply disappointing to find @FashionSussex twitter feed hacked. Many homegrown fashion professionals are donating their time to help other young people across Sussex achieve higher status. You may not like fashion but there’s millions of people that do. We’d appreciate the service restored.


Saving Our Famous British High Streets

The heavyweight retail experts are starting to pile in with their sector’s overview of what can be done to regenerate business across UK high streets including Justin King, boss of Sainsburys, reported to be highlighting the need for schooling to be integrated into high streets, along with Harold Tillman, boss of Jaeger & Aquascutum, Chair of British Fashion Council and London Fashion Week, whose talking a relaxation of visas for Chinese visitors to the UK, highlighting the enormous growth by this sector and the value of their three times spend compared to other overseas tourists. With a bumper year of mega events – The Torch Relay across the UK, The Queens Diamond Jubilee celebrations and London 2012  – the debate appears to be starting on how sectors view development of the famous British High Street.

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Mary Portas Pilot

Mary Portas High Street Review 

Retail Crime Survey 2011

BRC Retail Crime Survey 2011

Government, police and crime partnerships rely on data provided by The British Retail Consortium’s annual Retail Crime Survey and analysis.

The BCR need to keep up to date and this is Brighton & Hove’s Sussex chance to help provide necessary information by completing a short survey.


Reasons for completing this years survey:

1. It is the only comprehensive and up-to-date view of crime trends in UK retail
2. It provides key statistics which underpin the BRC’s media activity, ensuring retail crime achieves a high profile
3. It underpins the BRC’s political and lobbying activity, giving an evidential basis to our submissions
4. It gives credibility to BCR’s position and gives retailers a stronger voice
5. It provides retailers with a baseline on sector norms in crime losses and investment in crime reduction

Brighton, Hove, Sussex, Business Show – brand advice & free information

Brighton, Hove and Sussex Business Show – FREE Visitor online registration is now open.

Date for your diary – 27 October 2011 – don’t miss the largest networking City Business 2 Business event with special creatives help –  growing brands – protecting brands – displaying brands – great opportunity for the creative and digital media  industries servicing the fashion industry and related suppliers and services.

FREE  to attend – registration online only

Meet hundreds of businesses in one day – click here

The Visitor Registration is kindly sponsored by The Holiday Inn Hotel Brighton – seafront


have the added chance to win the use of a FREE conference meeting room  for your business for the day at The Holiday Inn Hotel Brighton Seafront, along with coffee and tea for up to 12 people!  An offer that will be awarded to one lucky visitor attending The Business Show, on the day. *

The Holiday Inn is situated on Brightons Seafront at 137 Kings Road Brighton BN1 2JF

For all business needs simply call 01273 828253 or email

*terms and conditions apply

The Brighton & Hove Sussex Business Show  has moved to new venue at The Hilton Brighton Metropole

Location Map of The Brighton & Hove Business Show Autumn 2011

Brighton Hove Sussex Fashion Business – have your say

Last week we reported how The Red Tape Challenge has saved hallmarking from being scrapped with a near 6,000 public/business comments being posted in the current government campaign for your views about policies, legislation and reform. The Hallmarking system now goes for review.

A total of 23,328 people have already let the government know about a whole range of matters facing businesses.

A campaign where your voice can be heard and ensure changes can be made on a huge range of issues that may affect your business.

The Red Tape Challenge

The Fashion Trust

Sussex Fashion Online e’tailer of the Year Award 2011

We are delighted that My Identity Ltd, the branding and online consultancy is sponsoring ‘The Sussex Fashion Online e’tailer of the Year Award 2011’ offering consultancy support to the value of £500.00

My Identity Ltd

Finalist 2011 for the first year Award of Sussex Online e’tailer of the year award 2011 included

Vintage Owl Boutique

Judging is nearly finalised and the Award finalists will shortly be announced

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The Sussex Fashion Awards at

The Sussex Fashion Awards - The Sussex Fashion Trust

Sussex Fashion Independent Retailer of the Year Award 2011

We are pleased to announce that the Metamorphosis Group is providing the lucky winner of ‘The Sussex Fashion Independent Retailer of  the Year Award 2011’  with a “Customer Experience Enhancement Session review” worth thousands of pounds in free consultancy time by one of the top UK visual merchandising businesses.

Finalists 2011 for the first year Award of Sussex Fashion Independent Retailer of the Year Award 2011 included

White Leaf Boutique

Pushka of Chichester

Flawless Clothing

Tramp Vintage

Handmade of KempTown

Laste Footwear

JoJo boutique


Peggs & Son

Judging is nearly finalised and the Award finalists will shortly be announced

please click here  for more information

The Sussex Fashion Awards at

The Sussex Fashion Awards - The Sussex Fashion Trust