Fashion and Textile

Sector overview

 Overview of the Creative arts sector

Typical job profiles

Fashion designer


Textile designer


COVID-19 support

Creative Scotland - COVID-19 funding and resource directory


Useful online resources 

Apparel Search Fashion industry directory
Creative Scotland National leader for Scotland's arts, screen and creative industries
Ethical fashion forum - connecting ethical designers
Fashion Capital Industry News
Fashion Foundry Business support for fashion designers in Scotland
Fashion net Online Fashion Guide
Glasgow School of Art careers blog
So you want to be a designer (blog)



Job sites and specialist recruiters

British Interiors and Textiles Assocation directory
Creativepool Creative industry jobs
Denza specialist recruitment consultants
Directory of Fashion Design Consultants
Directory of Textile Design Consultants
Fashion and retail personnel
Scottish Textile & Leather Association member directory
Textiles Scotland includes member directory, careers information and jobs


Professional bodies

Chartered Society of Designers
Costume Society
Design Council
Society of Dyers and Colourists SDC
Textile Institute