LONDON — NewGen Men, a scheme backed by the British Fashion Council and Topshop to support emerging talent, has announced the ten winners of its sponsorship for the fall/winter 2015 season.
Agi & Sam, Astrid Anderson, Craig Green, Lee Roach and Nasir Mazhar will receive funds to hold runway shows, while Kit Neale will be able to host salon shows, and Alex Mullins and CMMN SWDN will have the means to stage presentations. Diego Vanassibara and Vidur won sponsorship to create installation spaces.
Recipients are given financial as well as business support. Established in 2009, NewGen Men has in the past supported designers including Christopher Shannon, J.W. Anderson, James Long and Sibling.