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Kickstart your fashion business with Start Up Loans

"I was matched with a fantastic mentor who really guided me to make the most out of my business. It’s that support which gives me an invaluable boost of confidence." - Amy Barker, founder of Monks & Co Clothing
Fixed interest rate of 6% p.a.
Borrow £500 – £25,000
1 – 5 year loan repayment term
Free application support
Free post-loan support and mentoring
Free templates & guides
No application or set-up fees
Amy Barker, founder of Monks & Co Clothing

Monks & Co Clothing

​Amy used her Start Up Loan to fulfil her ambition of owning her own clothes store. Monks has a gorgeous physical store in West Malling as well as a successful online platform too, selling both mens and womenswear, as well as accessories and footwear.

Enuvi Orere, founder of Kiwisumo Ltd

Kiwisumo Ltd

Enuvi studied fashion and wanted to create her own clothing line. Kiwisumo was born, with collections inspired by a combination of Japanese design and urban style, and Enuvi sells her designs at Spitalfields Market in London, with an online store coming soon.

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The Sewing Room

Jacqueline, a mum and entrepreneur based in Wirral, used her Start Up Loan to set up The Sewing Room, which offers expert clothes fitting and alterations. The business has proved so successful, with rave reviews, that she now has two stores to meet demand.

Personal Loan for Business Purposes

A Start Up Loan is a government-backed personal loan available to individuals looking to start or grow a business in the UK. In addition to finance, successful applicants receive 12-months of free mentoring and exclusive business offers to help them succeed.

The loan is unsecured, so there’s no need to put forward any assets or guarantors to support an application. All owners or partners in a business can individually apply for up to £25,000 each, with a maximum of £100,000 available per business.