FASHION INDUSTRY AND RESEARCH
Fashion and Textiles Key Facts
Supporting almost 900,000 UK jobs and contributing £28bn to the economy
THE UK FASHION INDUSTRY CONTRIBUTES £28.1 BILLION TO THE UK ECONOMY — OXFORD ECONOMICS, 2015
Womenswear value sales grew by 2.9 per cent in 2017 to £28.1bn, are predicted to reach £28.7bn by 2021, according to Mintel. Menswear accounts for 26 per cent of the total clothing market and grew by 3.5 per cent in 2017.