Bridging the Skills Gap for the Fashion Industry

MOTIF is the apparel knowledge hub that connects professionals around the world with the skills and industry expertise they need to transform their businesses, lives and careers. MOTIF tackles the industry need for evolving skill sets and continuous professional development. provides a unique online learning experience with education on important industry topics across the supply chain and training on fundamental, technical, business and creative skills. MOTIF is working with top industry practitioners from around the world to develop world class courses, for apparel professionals and corporates, that can be accessed from anywhere, at anytime.

We're passionate about contributing to future-proofing the apparel and fashion industry by equipping its professional workforce with the most in-demand skills. We believe in lifelong learning and continuous professional development and strive to develop high-quality engaging, impactful and innovative learning experiences.

The fashion industry has been built on centuries of craftsmanship passed from one generation to another in some form of apprenticeship. Today these age old techniques are combining with new technology.

The fashion world needs innovation, technical intelligence, and practical skills to tackle the challenges of the future and counter the global race for talent. MOTIF exists to bridge this gap and give apparel professionals access to training, professional development and mentorship from the industry’s top practitioners.

  • Catherine Cole
  • Elisabeth Souquet
    Marketing Director