Don’t let anyone tell you that fashion is fickle. Did you know, for example, that The British Fashion Industry generates revenue worth £20 billion to the UK economy? And according to a report by economic consultants, Oxford Economics, it also happens to be the largest employer of all the creative industries, employing 816,000 people across the country.
London Fashion Week makes in the region of £20 million every year for our capital city and attracts millions of visitors from around the world to visit the UK every year.
The country’s official political leader of all things fashion is Minister for Culture, Ed Vaizey (pictured here in a T.M.Lewin suit, of course). It’s Mr Vaizey’s job to help promote the British Fashion Empire at home and abroad.
“It’s good that politicians take fashion seriously because fashion is a serious business”, he says.
We couldn’t agree more. Now, what to wear at the weekend…
Read the full interview with Ed Vaizey in the Evening Standard’s ES Magazine: http://www.standard.co.uk/lifestyle/esmagazine/ed-vaizey-the-dedicated-minister-of-fashion-8514939.html
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