LONDON — Principals from the British Fashion Council plan to trumpet the industry’s achievements at the House of Commons today and report that the value of the U.K. fashion industry to the country’s economy is nearly 21 billion pounds, or $33 billion at current exchange.
On the eve of London Fashion Week, which begins Friday, the BFC will address government ministers and members of Britain’s lower house of parliament to discuss the industry’s achievements and highlight current and future challenges.
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