What is SFCS?
The Seoul Fashion Creative Studio (SFCS) is a fashion incubator initiative by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, designed to foster up-and-coming fashion designers. Currently, numerous selected designers are participating in the program. SFCS provides studio space as well as customized services for start-ups including promotion, marketing, training, and consulting activities.
Programs
Local and international marketing support to help find a market
- Arrangement of fairs with the local press and buyers invited
- Creative workrooms to facilitate the link between distribution networks and select shops both home and abroad
- End of season sale to reduce inventory of designer brands
- Support access to showrooms overseas
PR support for better brand recognition
- Exposure in fashion magazines
- Celebrity marketing with sponsorship deals
- Feature articles across various media formats
Training and mentoring for brand and designer capacity building
- Basic capacity building
Product planning (seasonal trends, collection information)
Entry strategy for domestic and foreign markets
Designer brand management

- Business management
Legal and tax advice
Trade practices
Intellectual property rights and trademark registration
 
Stipend Quarterly stipend
Honorary member benefits
- Eligibility: Those who have never been asked to vacate the studio and leave SFCS for low grades for a total of 4 contract periods
- Entitled to participate in SFCS programs for 12 months following the conclusion of the contract
Studio Space
Studio
- Studio rent, security deposit, maintenance fees, and Internet fees covered (Costs associated with the installation of landline, equipment, and office supplies to meet individual needs are not covered)
- A desk, chair, closet, and partition provided for each studio
Shared Workspace
- Photo studio: space for product photo shoots
- Sewing studio: sewing workspace for SFCS designers to create samples
- Seminar room and showroom: space for small business meetings and talks with buyers
Facilities
Studio
Showroom
Sewing studio
 
Seminar room
Photo studio
Lounge
Contact
Address: Seoul Fashion Creative Studio
5fl. U:US Building, 22 Majang-ro (251-7 Shindang-dong), Jung-gu, Seoul
By subway
Exit #7 at Dongdaemun Station (Line 1, Line 4)
Exit #1 at Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station (Line 2, Line 4, Line 5)
By bus
Green bus: 0013, 0212, 2012, 2015, 2233
Blue bus: 105, 144, 152, 261, 301, 302, 420, 500, 507, 101
Red bus (Inter-city bus): 9403, 9410
SFCS Secretariat
Telephone: +82 (0)2-2088-3142
E-mail: sfcs@seouldesign.or.kr
Hours of Operation: Mon to Fri, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
(Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays)
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