Fashion and Tailoring

London is a brilliant fashion city, and the UK fashion and tailoring industries provide a fantastic range of career opportunities for young people.

With our great industry connections, Newham College fashion and tailoring courses will develop your skills, knowledge and abilities towards a successful career in this dynamic sector.

Newham College has very close links with the sector and owns and operates the fabulous Fashion and Textile Museum ( as a world-renowned exhibition and training centre.

Centre of Excellence in Fashion and Tailoring

With strong sector links and employer partnerships, Newham College has established a Centre of Excellence in Fashion and Tailoring and offers a wide range of courses that provide highly effective routes to employment.

Fashion Production at Making for Change, Poplar Works

Newham College Fashion department will be delivering fashion construction courses in a brand new site in Poplar for Newham residents.

To find out more please follow the link here.

Bespoke Tailoring

Bespoke tailoring is a highly-skilled, specialist profession that involves exacting standards of expertise and reliability. There is a growing market for quality garments made to specific requirements and excellent career prospects for skilled tailors and costume-makers.

Check out How to Sew a Bespoke Waistcoat by Nadia Goretti on Snapguide.


The Bespoke Tailoring Course equips students with the skills, knowledge and professionalism needed to pursue a successful career in bespoke tailoring, costume, or other specialist areas of garment production.

Our successful partnership with some of the world’s leading tailoring companies has transformed the sector, and Newham College now has more than fifty ex-students working in Savile Row, with hundreds more working in tailoring, costume and fashion production companies elsewhere.

Find out more about some of our tailoring students stories here