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GLOWING GOWNS & WINNERS OF THE FASHION AWARDS 2016

The British Fashion Council (BFC) partnered with Swarovski on Monday, December 5 at the Albert Hall in London to present The Fashion Awards 2016. The Fashion Awards is an annual fundraiser gala celebrating the year's top fashion contributors for the British Fashion Council Education Foundation charity. The British Fashion Council Education Foundation charity provides monetary scholarships to…

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BRITISH FASHION COUNCIL ANNOUNCES NEWGEN 2016 RECIPIENTS

The British Fashion Council announced this season's New Generation (NEWGEN) recipients that will present their collection during London Fashion Week this Fall, from September 16th - 20th. Seven of the designers; Ashley Williams, Danielle Romeril, Faustine Steinmetz, Marta Jakubowski, Molly Goddard, Ryan Lo, and Sadie Williams; are all continuing recipients. Recipient, Paula Knorr is receiving support for the…

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LONDON COLLECTIONS MEN SS17! GET THE HIGHLIGHTS + RUNWAY SCHEDULE

London Collections Men SS17 is coming up fast. From June 10th - June 13th, 130 of the biggest names and most promising new talents in menswear will showcase their latest looks. This year’s runway shows open on Friday with the newest trends from high street, brought to you by TOPMAN Design. TOPMAN is also sponsoring…

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FASHION UTOPIAS @ SOMERSET HOUSE – LONDON – FEBRUARY 19 – 23

Fashion Utopias Somerset House, London February 19-23 2016 The British Council and the British Fashion Council (BFC) will present work by emerging fashion designers from 24 countries in an exhibition entitled ‘Fashion Utopias’ at Somerset House. The exhibition is the fifth edition of the annual International Fashion Showcase (IFS) and forms a key part of…

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2016 FASHION FUND SHORTLIST

The British Fashion Council has revealed the five fresh, new fashion brands who have made the cut for the 2016 Fashion Fund shortlist. Competing for 200,000 pounds, or roughly 284,000 US dollars, as well as a year of mentoring, are Emilia Wickstead, Mother of Pearl, Osman, Prism, and Sophia Webster. The creative bunch have captured the highly coveted…

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GUCCI’S ALESSANDRO MICHELE TO BE HONORED WITH BFC INTERNATIONAL DESIGNER AWARD

In recognition of this year's remarkable achievements as creative director at Gucci, Alessandro Michel will be presented with the British Fashion Council's 2015 International Designer Award on November 23rd. Taking the position as creative director back in January 2015, Alessandro Michel recreated Gucci's aesthetic – a house famed for its leather goods and accessories. The powerhouse…

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BRITISH FASHION COUNCIL ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF BFC FASHION TRUST

The British Fashion Council (BFC) announced the new recipients of financial and mentoring support from the BFC Fashion Trust. Grants totalling £300,000 have been split between nine designers: David Koma, Emilia Wickstead, Holly Fulton, Marios Schwab, Mother of Pearl, palmer//harding, Prism, Sibling and Sophia Webster. Caroline Rush CBE, Chief Executive British Fashion Council said: “The generous support from the BFC Fashion Trust will see important financial…

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MARY KATRANTZOU ANNOUNCED AS THE BFC/VOGUE DESIGNER FASHION FUND WINNER

The British Fashion Council has announced Mary Katrantzou as the winner of this year’s BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund. The Fund was established in 2008 and provides one designer with a bespoke, high level mentoring support program over a twelve month period, as well as a £200,000 grant to provide necessary infrastructure to take them to the next…

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LONDON FASHION WEEK LIVE STREAM

London Fashion Week is in full swing, kicking off on February 19th with the International Fashion Showcase Events, and Naomi Campbell's Fashion for Relief Fashion Show. Running from February 19 - 24, London Fashion Week hopes to firmly establish itself as the place for new designers to grow and develop into international fashion brands. This…

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THE BFC/VOGUE DESIGNER FASHION FUND ANNOUNCES THE 2015 SHORTLIST

The BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund shortlist 2015 has been announced. Emilia Wickstead, Holly Fulton, Mary Katrantzou, Michael van der Ham, Mother of Pearl, Osman, and Sophia Webster have been selected. Shortlisted by the Fund Judging Committee, each of the nominated designers was selected as they are in a strong position to develop into a global…

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BRITISH FASHION COUNCIL ANNOUNCES 2015 NEWGEN AWARDS RECIPIENTS

The British Fashion Council (BFC) announced on December 8th that ten of London’s brightest emerging talents will receive sponsorships to showcase their A/W15 collections at London Fashion Week (20th – 24th February 2015) from NEWGEN, sponsored by TOPSHOP. Previous NEWGEN recipients include Alexander McQueen, Christopher Kane, Erdem, Jonathan Saunders, JW Anderson, and Simone Rocha.The 2015 selected designers are listed…

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BRITISH FASHION COUNCIL ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR THE 2014 BRITISH FASHION AWARDS

This year’s British Fashion Awards, in partnership with Swarovski, will be hosted by British comedian, actor, author and television presenter, Jack Whitehall, at the London Coliseum, on Monday, December 1st. The nominees and winners are voted for by members of the global fashion industry. categories include Emerging Womenswear Designer, Emerging Menswear Designer, Emerging Accessory Designer,…

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CLAIRE BARROW FALL/WINTER 2014 – NEWGEN – LONDON

  Claire Barrow A/W Collection 2014 for Newgen Claire Barrow presents her Autumn/Winter 14-15 collection, her first as part of NEWGEN.

The designer gained a following for her bespoke hand-painted leathers early on. Ever motivated by a DIY, hand-crafted spirit, Claire Barrow went on to develop her brand throughout three seasons at Fashion East. Encompassing a full…

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CREATIVE LONDON 2014

Creative London, hosted by the British Fashion Council (BFC), British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and The British Recorded Music Industry (BPI), celebrated fashion, film and music with a cocktail reception at Spencer House in London. Guests included: Alexandra Shulman, Alison Edmond, Alice Temperley, Amber Le Bon, Angel Haze, Anna Wintour OBE, Antonio Berardi,…

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BRITISH FASHION COUNCIL ANNOUNCES SHORTLIST FOR VOGUE FASHION FUND

BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund shortlist 2014: Emilia Wickstead, House of Holland, Mary Katrantzou, Osman, Peter Pilotto, Zoe Jordan Each of the nominated designers is in a strong position to develop into a global designer brand and represents the best of London's thriving fashion talent. The winner of the award will be announced 28th January 2014.…

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ISSA LONDON AT SOHO BEACH HOUSE

Issa London alongside their brand Chairwoman and BFC patron, Camilla Al Fayed, hosted a lunch at Soho Beach House in Miami to celebrate their plans to expand into new markets and evolve Issa London into a truly global brand. Mark Ronson played a special DJ set and drinks were provided by Perrier-Jouet Champagne, Blackwell Rum…

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BRITISH FASHION COUNCIL ANNOUNCES THE NOMINEES OF THE BRITISH FASHION AWARDS

This year, the British Fashion Council (BFC) approached over 300 members of the fashion industry, including international retailers and key opinion formers to vote for this year’s accolades. Established in 1989, the British Fashion Awards celebrates the contributions of British designers, creatives, models and style icons that are renowned for their ability to set the…

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BRITISH FASHION COUNCIL ANNOUNCES NEWGEN WINNERS

The British Fashion Council has today announced nine of London’s brightest emerging fashion labels that will receive sponsorship to showcase SS14 collections at London Fashion Week (13th – 17th September 2013) from the newly focused designer support initiative, NEWGEN sponsored by TOPSHOP. Catwalk sponsorship: J.JS Lee, Lucas Nascimento, Marques’Almeida, Simone Rocha, Sister by Sibling Presentation…

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