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/ Pitching for a place at Pure London - applications closed


Pitching for a place at Pure London took place at the FTDC. It was a very exciting day for all involved and the feedback was so positive, we are thrilled for the designers/brands of Derry & Strabane...

Thanks so much to our fantastic panel of judges who travelled from all over Ireland to take part. 

Annabelle Breen - Gaklery Designer at Dunnes Stores,

Aishling Logue - Manager of Bridal wear at McElhinneys

Tara Nicolas - Business support at Derry & Strabane Council

  • Designer Business Start Up Programme

    Derry City and Strabane District Council and the FTDC have teamed up with Fashion Enter London, to kick start the Designer Business Start Up Programme. This programme has been designed to support ‘up and coming’ designers, taking them commercially to market through a series of workshops led by industry experts.
  • 'Derry Design Collective' Heading to London

    10 up and coming designers, including 7 from the FTDC, have won the opportunity to showcase their work during London Fashion week
  • Introducing: The 'Derry Design Collective'

    Meet the 10 finalists of the Fashion Enter Designer Business Start-Up Programme

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  • 'Derry Design Collective' Heading to London

    10 up and coming designers, including 7 from the FTDC, have won the opportunity to showcase their work during London Fashion week
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  • Introducing: The 'Derry Design Collective'

    Meet the 10 finalists of the Fashion Enter Designer Business Start-Up Programme
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