british fashion council fashion trust recipients are announced
12 designers have been selected for the prestigious financial and mentoring support scheme.
marques'almeida autumn/winter 16
The BFC Fashion Trust has awarded grants to 12 very lucky designers, totalling £350,000 between them. Eudon Choi, Fyodor Golan, Gareth Pugh, Hillier Bartley, Holly Fulton, Huishan Zhang, Marques'Almeida, palmer/harding, Phoebe English, Prism, Rejina Pyo and Sibling are the deserving dozen to have been selected for this prestigious financial and mentoring support scheme, which has helped previous recipients develop stores, website/e-commerce and also in the production of pre-collections.
"British fashion is globally recognised for its energy and originality which is why supporting the industry at grass roots is as vital as ever," says Tania Fares and Kim Hersonv, co-chairs of the programme. "These designers represent the future of the British fashion industry and we hope the Fashion Trust will further advance their position as global brands of the future." Caroline Rush CBE, CEO British Fashion Council, adds, "We are extremely excited to see how this initiative further enables the designers' creativity and growth." Congrats guys!
Text Ryan Peterson
Photography Jason Lloyd Evans