Alison Lowe

Alison Lowe, MBE

Senior Lecturer

Fashion and textiles

, School of Arts and Creative Industries

 Alison is a Senior Lecturer in Fashion Marketing. A passionate and motivational speaker, Alison Lowe has built a reputation as one of the leading supporters of creative talent and start-up businesses. 

Areas Of Interest

  • Fashion and textiles
On This Page

OVERVIEW

Awarded an MBE for Services to the Fashion Industry in HRH The Queen's Birthday Honours 2017, Alison was also nominated and awarded as one of the Maserati 100 for 2016 for the support she gives the next generation of entrepreneurs. A passionate and motivational speaker, Alison has built a reputation as one of the leading supporters of creative talent and start-up businesses.

Alison is renowned for her practical, realistic approach to running a creative business and this has resulted in her book 'How to Start Your Own Fashion Label - the Definitive Guide' becoming an Amazon No.1 bestseller. She has acted as a marketing consultant to brands across the globe from start-ups to established businesses, supporting fashion and luxury brands, retailers, and manufacturers.

In addition to owning two fashion agencies, Alison has now turned her focus to educating and teaching the next generation of fashion creatives and entrepreneurs. Alison is a founding member of the Centre for Entrepreneurs and is a judge for The Great British Entrepreneur Awards and is a judge for Graduate Fashion Week.

External Roles

  • Director of Felicities Agency and Start Your Own Fashion Label Agency
  • Great British Entrepreneur Awards judge
  • Ambassador for Be Inspired, Retail Week

PUBLICATIONS

  • How to Start Your Own Fashion Label – The Definitive Guide, 2019 (Amazon No 1 Best seller)
  • DIY Fashion PR, 2018

TEACHING