UK Fashion - Facts & Figures


UK Fashion - Facts & Figures



• £27billion worth of womenswear (RTW) sales in the UK in 2015. This figure is predicted to grow 23% by 2020 to £32billion
• £26billion direct contribution to the UK economy (GDP) from the UK fashion industry, up from £21billion in 2009
• £1million worth of pro-bono support provided to BFC designers by BFC partners and mentors with over 10,000 hours of support provided in 2015
• 797,000 jobs supported by the UK fashion industry
• £12.4billion spent on fashion online in the UK in 2015, up 16% from £10.7billion in 2014
• 68% of UK internet users buy clothing and footwear online
• 29% of total spending online is on clothing and footwear, up from 13% in 2011

SOURCE: Mintel 2015/16, Oxford Economics 2014