FAD (Fashion Awareness Direct)

FAD (Fashion Awareness Direct)

Charity information

FAD (Fashion Awareness Direct)

FAD: Creating Futures Through Fashion

A not-for-profit charity supporting young people from all walks of life to access opportunities in the creative industries.

Founded 1997

  • Mission statement

    Aimed at 13-25 year olds, FAD’s fashion projects and competitions strive to support and nurture young talent, working with industry partners to bring practical skills, careers advice and life changing opportunities to young people, espiecially those from disadvantaged or low income backgrounds.

    Our aim is to provide young people with a realistic insight into what it means to work in fashion. From hands on workshops and industry days to high profile catwalk events, they learn important practical skills while also developing the confidence and experience they need to succeed in the future.

    www. Fad. Org. Uk

  • Aims

    FAD (Fashion Awareness Direct) aims to:

    • To support young people, especially those from low income or disadvantaged backgrounds to make informed decisions about their future and to successfully pursue their creative career path,
    • To use fashion as a tool to inspire and motivate, enabling young people to develop their confidence, motivation and ambition.
    • To link professionals with young people and enable them to share their experience and expertise.
  • Overview

    Established: December 1997

    Registered Charity Number: 1112095

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 260

    Phone number: 020 7490 3946

    Address: 10a Wellesley TerraceLondon N1 7NA

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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