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FAD PATRONS

Jane Shepherdson CBE

Fashion Entrepreneur

FAD is showcasing the work of designers who might not otherwise be given that platform, which is extremely important to the industry.

Vanessa Spence

Menswear & Womenswear Design Director ASOS

I have been very impressed with the level of creativity and the standard of work FAD’s young designers have produced. This is real testament to FAD, but also to the young people themselves. Their commitment and personal dedication is a breath of fresh air. An inspiration.

May Martin

Teacher and Former BBC Great British Sewing Bee Judge

FAD gives young people the environment and opportunities to grow and gain confidence through fashion. The textile world has given me a fantastic career and it is exciting for me to give my support to a new generation at the beginning of their creative journey.

Eunice Olumide MBE

Model, Actress, Broadcaster and Campaigner

It’s so important that we use our profile to ensure diversity exists.  I adore what you stand for and I am proud to be associated with FAD.

Madeline Stuart

Model and Campaigner

I am so excited to partner with FAD, who’s beliefs and goals are so aligned with my own in the fashion industry, I believe they are producing and molding the future generations of designers so to be a part of that and to hopefully help create a more inclusive future is so exciting for me.

Annaliese Dayes

Presenter and Model

Clare Johnston

Professor Emeritus and Senior Research Fellow RCA

William Kim

CEO All Saints

Our teams at All Saints have always been impressed by FAD’s work with young people. Cross-functional teams, from Design to Production, have been involved with their projects and we are proud of their continuing commitment.  We look forward to strengthening our partnership.

Efi Davies

International Artistic Director Toni & Guy

Martyn Roberts

Managing and Creative Director Fashion Scout

Holly Mirza

Director Fabric PR

Gemma Metheringham

Creative Director Label/Mix

Phil Northey

Managing Director Premier Banking, Natwest

I chose to partner with FAD as  I am attracted to supporting the creative industries where we in London have such a tremendous and unique position of having the strengths of both our heritage and a freshness that comes from a combination of youth and a willingness and passion to be edgy.