Senior Development Manager at Fashion Enter and FashionCapital.co.uk Jennifer Sutton joined the company in 2006 when social enterprise Fashion Enter was incorporated. Today Fashion Enter Ltd has two distinct areas of operation, Production and Training. The Factory provides large scale bulk production alongside the Fashion Studio for sampling and small production runs. Then most recently as an extension of the already successful Stitching Academy, the UK’s first Fashion Technology Academy was launched enabling learners to train for qualifications in manufacturing in a live factory environment.
As Senior Development Manager Jenni plays an active role in the business support for new and emerging designers ensuring the next generation of fashion creatives receive the right guidance they need including mentoring, seminars, workshops, advice and promotion via Fashion Enter’s sister company FashionCapital.co.uk. The site fully supports the fashion industryas a one-stop online resource with a dedicated team of journalists, mentors and industry experts to ensure users receive a unique and comprehensive insight into the world of fashion, manufacturing and business.
Fashion Enter is also England’s largest Creative Skillset accredited provider for the Fashion and Textiles Apprenticeship Programme. In 2013 Fashion Enter launched the Stitching Academy with financial support from ASOS.com. The Stitching Academy provides accredited qualifications for a six-week intensive qualification students can learn a range of stitching skills and production methods.