Tag : British Fashion Council
BFC launches £1m coronavirus fundSubscription
The British Fashion Council has announced £1m in support to help fashion businesses survive the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.
The BFC launches new membership programmeSubscription
The British Fashion Council (BFC) is launching a new membership programme, an annual subscription and professional network of British designers.
Off the Record with Fred Perry, Fenwick and Belstaff Subscription
Find out what’s been happening on fashion’s social scene this week.
Urgent change demanded at LFW eco panelSubscription
Industry insiders said the sector must take “immediate action” to make fashion more sustainable, during the British Fashion Council’s (BFC) Positive Fashion panel discussion yesterday.
Giorgio Armani to be honoured by BFCSubscription
Italian designer Giorgio Armani will receive the Outstanding Achievement Award at the British Fashion Council’s 2019 Fashion Awards.
This season’s catwalk circuit starts this week in New York. But debate is raging about the purpose of fashion weeks, how they are run and the role they play
The British Fashion Council (BFC) is urging the government to avoid a no-deal Brexit, claiming it would have a “negative impact” on the industry.
London Fashion Week opens to the public Subscription
London Fashion Week will be the first of four global fashion weeks – ahead of New York, Milan and Paris – to open its doors to the public, the British Fashion Council has announced.
Who are the BFC Fashion Trust grant winners?Subscription
The British Fashion Council (BFC) has named the seven designers on this year’s BFC Fashion Trust grant and mentoring scheme.
The British Fashion Council (BFC) has named the seven designers that will split a £400,000 grant as part of its annual Fashion Trust grant and mentoring support scheme.
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A new fashion studio assistant apprenticeship has been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.
Bethany Williams to receive Queen's award Subscription
Up-and-coming designer Bethany Williams will be presented with the second Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design by the Duchess of Cornwall at London Fashion Week.
London Fashion Week to be fur freeSubscription
No animal fur will be used at London Fashion Week this September, a survey from the British Fashion Council (BFC) shows.
BFC partners with Bicester VillageSubscription
The British Fashion Council has confirmed a two-year partnership with BFC patron and supporter Bicester Village.
New designers added to BFC grant schemeSubscription
The British Fashion Council (BFC) has added three new designers to its grant scheme for 2018, bringing the total number receiving grants and mentoring to eight.
David Beckham takes on BFC ambassadorial role Subscription
The British Fashion Council (BFC) has appointed David Beckham in the newly created role of ambassadorial president.
The British Fashion Council (BFC) has announced the launch of a new strategic partnership with the Arab Fashion Council (AFC), aiming to strengthen ties with the region as it pushes its fashion industry to growth.
Fashion investor Eiesha Bharti Pasricha has acquired a “significant” minority share in luxury sports brand Fyodor Golan.
LFWM celebrates London as a creative capital Subscription
London Fashion Week Men’s (LFWM) opened its twelfth edition on Saturday 6 January, launching a three day celebration of the UK capital as an international hub for menswear.
Drapers Top 100 2017 – 39. Dame Natalie Massenet and Caroline Rush, chairman and CEO, British Fashion CouncilSubscription
Position last year: 38
Natalie Massenet to leave the BFCSubscription
Net-a-Porter founder Dame Natalie Massenet is set to leave her role as chairman of the British Fashion Council (BFC) at the end of the year.
BFC unveils 2017 Fashion Awards nomineesSubscription
Jonathan Anderson, Rihanna and Farfetch founder José Neves are among the designers and business leaders on the shortlist for the British Fashion Council’s (BFC) Fashion Awards 2017.
BFC fund teams up with JD.comSubscription
The British Fashion Council (BFC) and Vogue Fashion Designer Fund has joined forces with Chinese etail giant JD.com.
New Look partners with London Fashion WeekSubscription
New Look has become an official partner of London Fashion Week (LFW), teaming up with the British Fashion Council (BFC) to support the event in a bid to “boost its fashion credentials”.
Drapers introduces the 15 emerging menswear and womenswear designers that have been awarded Newgen support for 2017/18.
Fifteen emerging menswear and womenswear designers have been awarded NEWGEN support for 2017/18, as part of the reformatted initiative.
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BFC unveils UK manufacturer databaseSubscription
The British Fashion Council (BFC) has launched a database of high-end British manufacturers.
Drapers Talks: A Brexit warning from the BFC and trouble at NextVideoSubscription
In this week’s Drapers Talks, senior news reporter Tara Houslea and staff writer Harriet Brown discuss the British Fashion Council’s comments on Brexit, Next’s latest financial results, and which retailers came out top when we tested their online returns.
Drapers Top 100 2016 – 38. Natalie Massenet and Caroline Rush, chairman and chief executive, British Fashion CouncilSubscription
Position last year: 41 (Natalie Massenet); 67 (Caroline Rush)
BFC unveils Fashion Awards 2016 nominations Subscription
British Fashion Council chair and Net-a-Porter founder Natalie Massenet has revealed the nominations for this year’s Fashion Awards at a star-studded event in Hollywood.
The British Fashion Council (BFC) Education Foundation has granted four fashion MA scholarships to students who have excelled in their BA degrees.
The fashion industry came together this week in support of London Fashion Week, as a positive mood and an uplift in international buyer attendance quelled concerns around the implications of Brexit.
The emergence of ”see now, buy now” and Brexit nerves were the hot topics at London Fashion Week’s Designer Showrooms at Soho’s Brewer Street car park this season.
Video: London Fashion Week begins and #LondonIsOpenVideoSubscription
The British Fashion Council has released a video in support of London mayor Sadiq Khan’s #LondonIsOpen campaign to encourage investment and economic activity in the capital since the Brexit vote.
Theresa May will host a Downing Street reception for fashion designers and industry insiders this evening, ahead of London Fashion Week.
The British Fashion Council has named the eight designers who will receive Newgen support to showcase their collections at London Fashion Week on September 16-20.
Footwear designer Sophia Webster has won this year’s British Fashion Council/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund.
Off the record, January 15 2016Subscription
What’s been happening in the world of fashion this week.
Five minutes with Holly FultonSubscription
The British Fashion Council and ELLE Magazine launched the BFC/Elle Talent Launch Pad winner Holly Futon talks to myself and MFNs Jordan McDowell on how Launch Pad is helping further her career.
Hervia Bazaar host Elle Talent Launch partySubscription
HERVIA BAZAAR HOST A STYLISH PARTY TO CELEBRATE THEIR INVOLVEMENT WITH THE BRITISH FASHION COUNCIL/ELLE TALENT LAUNCH PAD INITIATIVE