Alison Lowe

Alison Lowe, MBE

Course Leader

Fashion and textiles

Department of Fashion , School of Arts and Creative Industries

Alison is the course leader for MBA Fashion Entrepreneurship, MA Creative Enterprise and BA Fashion Studies Top-Up and senior lecturer in Fashion Marketing. A passionate and motivational speaker, Alison Lowe has built a reputation as one of the leading supporters of creative talent and start-up businesses. She is the author of two leading fashion books Fashion Brand Management and the Amazon No.1 Bestselling How to Start Your Own Fashion Label – the definitive guide. 


  • BSc Hons (2001) Business Management, Open University
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management (2004) Open University
  • Professional Certificate in Management (2000) Open University
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Social Sciences (1998) Open University
  • D32 / D33 NVQ Assessors Awards (1997) City and Guilds
  • Initial Tutor Training (1997) Open College Network and Initial Certificate in Teaching Basic Skills (1997) City and Guilds
  • Common Purpose Graduate (1999)

Areas Of Interest

  • Fashion and textiles