FAD is a London based creative charity supporting young people to bridge the gap between education and the fashion industry.
FAD specialise in running professional fashion workshops and competitions for 13-25 year olds, working with creative young people throughout their education from secondary school and college to university.
To date FAD has worked with more than 5,000 young people. The charity also works with more than 400 professionals across the main UK fashion groups including: River Island, M&S, Karen Millen, Jigsaw, New Look and Monsoon; while many former project participants are now fashion professionals in companies including Debenhams, White Stuff and John Lewis.
Fundacion Roda is based in Bilbao and aims to achieve a blending of Art and Fashion. Through their extremely successful platform, Bilboost, they have brought together designers, artists, entrepreneurs, journalists and thinkers to create a virtual community promoting fashion as an authentic cultural asset in the service of the community. This has consolidated young designers with initiative and talent.
Fundacion Roda has excellent connections with key Spanish fashion and design groups including Inditex (Zara, Massimo Dutti, Bershka) and counts more than 400 young designers in their Bilboost membership.
MODA E MODI
The association Moda e Modi, born in 2004 and based in Milan operates in the field of fashion, costume and communication, enhancing the image and awareness of the person. Moda e Modi coordinates and implements cultural, artistic and technical events and course that promote and enhance the fashion industry.
Moda e Modi has partnered with major fashion groups in Milan and Florence through their Imore magazine and through their work in the principal fashion fairs in Milan and Rome.
Moda e Modi supports young fashion enthusiasts in finding and creating beauty. The ChicGlance website has been specially developed with this purpose in mind.
INTOFashion HAS BEEN FUNDED ERASMUS+
Erasmus+ is the European Union programme for education, training, youth and sport. It runs for seven years, from 2014 to 2020, with organisations invited to apply for funding each year to undertake creative and worthwhile activities.
Erasmus+ aims to modernise education, training and youth work across Europe. It is open to education, training, youth and sport organisations across all sectors of lifelong learning, including school education, further and higher education, adult education and the youth sector.