By  on November 20, 2019

LONDON — The British Fashion Council is looking to its counterparts’ play books in cities such as New York, Paris and Milan, and pushing ahead with a paid-for membership program in a bid to raise further funds for designers, business programs, education and scholarships.

As the BFC seeks fresh revenue streams in a challenging business, and political, environment, it is now asking designers, brands, ready-to-wear and accessories businesses to pay an annual membership subscription. It is also looking to broaden its reach beyond the designers and brands that show during London Fashion Week, and to create a more cohesive community formed from a variety of businesses.

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