Aside from being the regional capital of Yorkshire, Leeds is the third largest City in the UK, making it a popular destination for people to live and work and a great hub for the Fashion industry.
As with all big cities competition for fashion jobs is fierce, so how do you go about getting the best training and experience to bag yourself the best Fashion jobs in Leeds?
Fashion courses in Leeds
The University of Leeds boasts a range of Fashion courses run via their School of Design, which include –
The University of Leeds has also partnered with Futurelearn and offers a free short online fashion course ‘Innovation: The fashion industry’ with upcoming start dates throughout 2016/17, which aims to help you to understand how large fashion retailers innovate.
Big Fashion brands in Leeds
If you want to enjoy one of the best shopping centres in the UK, you can lose yourself in the Trinity Centre’s many shops, bars, restaurants and cinema set right at the very heart of the City.
With over 120 national and international big brands there are plenty of big fashion names to be found here, Topshop, Urban Outfitters, Dorothy Perkins and Coast to name but a few.
To further assert its fashion credentials, the annual Leeds Fashion Festival is held in the heart of the City Centre. Next year it takes place on 22-23 April 2017. This grand event is the ultimate place for aspiring designers to discover new opportunities and test the water with their new fashion labels. With an array of high street brands as well as independent and boutique designers the catwalk shows are a spectacle that really put Leeds on the map as a centre of Fashion excellence.
Where to look for Fashion jobs in Leeds
In Focus Recruitment has over 15 years of experience matching exceptional candidates to top fashion employers in the North West and Yorkshire. To discuss the latest job opportunities available in Leeds contact us today.