Yesterday, on the final day of London Fashion Week, Rosh Mahtani of @alighieri_jewellery , was presented with The Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen. Mahtani was recognised for the craftmanship of her jewellery which is produced in Hatton Garden, for using responsibly sourced materials, promoting local manufacturing and supporting employment. To find out more visit link in bio.
@londonfashionweek kicks off today! From 14th - 18th, #LFW welcomes a host of catwalk shows and presentations across London including BFC NEWGEN recipient @richardmalone , @fashion_east , and @burberry . City-Wide Celebrations will also be taking place across the week with activations from @lululemonuk , @topshop and toniandguyworld. This season also sees the return of the public-facing shows with catwalks from @temperleylondon and @delavali_official !
BFC & Business of Fashion China @BOF partner to bring the @LondonFashionWeek February 2020 content to China. BFC is creating a platform to host imagery, video and press releases from #LFW accessible remotely for its Chinese trade partners and audience. In the spirit of collaboration and solidarity during these unprecedented times, the partnership will see BoF China include a QR code after all its LFW reviews for its readers to access the online content.
Just announced, the shortlist for the 2020 BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund are: @alighieri_jewellery , @_charlesjeffrey , @davidkomalondon , @halpernstudio , @metier .london and @rejinapyo . The Fund aims to discover new emerging talent and to accelerate business growth, aimed at supporting the creation of brands of the future. The winner receives a cash prize of £200,000 and benefits from a full mentoring programme for one year.
On the final day of @londonfashionweek , Rosh Mahtani of @alighieri_jewellery , will be presented with The Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen. Mahtani will be recognised for the craftsmanship of her jewellery, for using responsibility sources materials, promoting local manufacturing and supporting employment. #PositiveFashion
The 2020 BFC Fashion Trust applications are now open! The BFC Fashion Trust is a charitable initiative that offers business support to UK based designers through financial grants, mentoring and funding to provide traineeships to graduates. The 2019 recipients include: @ariesarise , @eudonchoi , @martajakubowski , @mollygoddard , @nabilnayal , @paulakn .rr and @roberts .wood. To find out more and apply online visit link in bio.
Calling all designers, NEWGEN applications are now open! NEWGEN is the British Fashion Council’s talent development scheme. NEWGEN offers designers financial support, individual mentoring and business training sessions and is open to menswear, womenswear and accessories businesses who are based in the UK. To find out more and apply online visit link in bio.
See some of the highlights from #LONDONshowROOMS Paris @tranoi_show where designers included @robynlynchireland , @hattonlabs , @jordanluca_official and BFC NEWGEN recipients @bethany_williams_london and @pergotesson . To see the full list of designers that showcased this season and to view their collections visit link in bio.
Calling all designers! Applications for the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund close on Monday 27th January. The Fund aims to discover new talent and accelerate growth for emerging designers with recipients benefitting from a 12-month mentoring programme together with a cash prize of £200,000. Previous winners include @walesbonner , @mollygoddard , @motherofpearl and @palmerharding . To apply visit link in bio.
The BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund supported by JD.com, Inc. is officially open! Previous winners include @acoldwall @craig__green and @etautz . The BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund provides a British-based menswear designer with financial support of £150,000 and access to high-level business mentoring and professional services. The shortlisted designers benefit from a mentoring programme that provides them with access to mentors from global fashion brands, opportunities to meet with media, advice on range planning and help with dissecting their respective business plans to maximise the opportunity for global growth. View the full criteria and apply online via link in bio.
The BFC runs The Model Zone as part of the Model Health Programme, to ensure the wellbeing of models during London Fashion Week Men’s. This season of #LFWM , The Model Zone was held at @acehotellondon , and offered a chance to relax, eat and drink between shows. Special thanks to the @be_well_collective and @humenorg for supporting the event, offering insight on mental health and wellbeing. #PositiveFashion
LONDON show ROOMS at @tranoi_show opens today! 15 designers will be showcasing in Paris from the 16th - 21st January, with brands including @jordanluca_official , @robynlynchireland and BFC NEWGEN recipients @ahluwalia_studio , @Bethany_williams_london , @biancasaunders_ and @pergotesson . Visit the link in bio to see the full list of designers showcasing this season! #tranoi
See highlights from #LONDONshowROOMs in Milan which featured a series of activations including an art installation and cocktail reception, realised through a collaboration between BFC and @cameramoda . Featuring 18 designers both British and Italian. Find out more via link in bio. #LFWM #MFW
Last night @97crush CEO of the BFC and @carlocapasa President of @cameramoda hosted a cocktail reception at the #LONDONshowROOM to celebrate the collaboration, with a DJ set from @sergiotavelli and industry guests in attendance such as @albertaferretti @dylanjonesgq Chair of Menswear and @saramaino_vt . #MFW #LFWM
#LONDONshowROOMs in Milan opened this morning, as part of a series of activations including an art installation and cocktail reception, realised through a collaboration between BFC and @cameramoda . Featuring 18 designers both British and Italian, such as @_charlesjeffrey @biancasaunders_ @eastwooddanso and @bethany_williams_london . Find out more via link in bio. #LFWM #MFW
“We are deeply saddened at the news of Ed’s passing. He was a great advisor, strategist, partner and friend to the British Fashion Council and will be very much missed.” Caroline Rush BFC CEO
The British Fashion Council are working in collaboration with Italy’s @cameramoda to support the BFC’s mission to grow British designer’s international footprint, reaching global audiences. 10 British and 5 Italian designers are taking part in an exciting cultural and fashion week programme with designers including @mtlstudio_official and NEWGEN recipients @ahluwalia_studio , and @pergotesson . LONDON show ROOM’s Milan opens tomorrow! Find out more via link in bio. #LFWM #MFW #LONDONshowROOMS