British Fashion Council

Boris Johnson and wife Carrie meet His Excellency, Moon Jae-in, Presidentt if the Republic of Korea and wife Mrs Kim Jung-Sook at The Carbis Bay Hotel.12th June.Copyright: David Fisher/ G7 Cornwall 2021

Fashion Features

G7 Fashion Parade Boosts British Brands, Rental Sites, Green Agendas

The Cornwall summit, and a British Fashion Council forum, showed just how serious British designers, businesses and public figures are about promoting the circular economy, and nixing waste.

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Priya Ahluwalia

Designer and Luxury

Priya Ahluwalia Wins BFC/GQ Designer Men’s Wear Fund

Supported by Clearpay, she will receive a one-year business mentorship, pro-bono legal services and a cash prize of 150,000 pounds.

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Bethany Williams RTW Spring 2021

Fashion Scoops

The British Designers Receiving Financial Support This Year

The British Fashion Council announced that it has raised 1.7 million pounds for its charity and talent support schemes, which will support a total of 34 London-based designers.

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Bethany Williams RTW Spring 2021

Fashion Scoops

Bethany Williams Wins British Fashion Council/Vogue Fashion Fund

The accolade comes with a 200,000 pound cash prize.

clock May 5, 2021Natalie Theodosi

Tania Fares

Fashion Features

British Fashion Council Foundation Brings On Co-chairs, Ramps Up Fundraising

Narmina Marandi and Tania Fares are coming on board to help the charity reach its goal of raising 2 million pounds per year and help British brands survive the crisis.

clock April 29, 2021Natalie Theodosi

Burberry RTW Spring 2021

Business

British Fashion Council to Host Inaugural Institute of Positive Fashion Forum in June

Burberry CEO Marco Gobbetti; Alexander McQueen CEO Emmanuel Gintzburger; Ganni CEO Nicolaj Reffstrup; and Virgil Abloh are among the speakers.

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BFC Changemakers Prize with Swarovski visual

Social Impact

British Fashion Council Teams With Swarovski on Changemakers Prize

The award aims to “shine a light on individuals that normally wouldn’t be profiled” and offers mentorship and cash prize to three winners.

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The ReBurberry Edit

Fashion Scoops

British Fashion Council Spearheads Deadstock Fabric Initiative

British designers from Victoria Beckham to Simone Rocha and Barbour will donate their unwanted fabrics to fashion students across the U.K.

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Save the Streets campaign

Retail

Fashion Figures Say ‘Shop Out, Help Out’ as U.K. Retail Reopens

Charlotte Tilbury, Mary Portas, Henry Holland and the BFC’s Caroline Rush are all supporting a proposed plan to help physical retailers thrive after stores reopen on April 12.

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Shops at Motcomb Street.

Government and Trade

British Fashion, Retail, Beauty Lobbies Welcome New Government Support

British Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled his spring budget on Wednesday offering a fresh support package for business, although many would argue there is still much more to be done.

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Speakers at a webinar WWD's China edition WWD China hosted in collaboration with the British Fashion Council during London Fashion Week. The speakers are (top row) Angelica Cheung, BFC Ambassador in Asia, Stephanie Phair, BFC Chair and Caroline Wilson, British Ambassador to China. (Middle row) Stefano Martinetto, Chief Executive Tomorrow, David Beckham, BFC Ambassadorial President, and Kevin Jiang, President International Fashion & Lifestyle, JD.COM. (bottom row) Lena Yang, WWD China co-founder, Christopher Raeburn, Creative Director Timberland & Raeburn, and Anya Hindmarch, Creative Director Anya Hindmarch.

Media

David Beckham, Angelica Cheung Discuss British Fashion With WWD China

In a webinar in collaboration with the British Fashion Council, speakers shared how British and Chinese creatives navigate the new normal.

clock February 23, 2021Tianwei Zhang

Halpern RTW Spring 2021

Fashion Scoops

British Fashion Council Names BFC/Vogue Fashion Fund Nominees

Halpern, Alighieri, Asai and Chopova Lowena are among the nominees.

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Clearpay rebranded last year, working with Pantone on a bespoke shade of green called Bondi Mint.

Marketing and Promotion

Clearpay Signs Major Partnership Deal With London Fashion Week

The “buy now, pay later” platform will become the principal partner of London Fashion Week in a two-year deal aimed at backing designer programs and drawing the consumer closer into the fashion industry fold.

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Gucci model challenge on TikTok

Business Features

TikTok Takes Over British Fashion Council’s NewGen Sponsorship

The short-form video platform will support one of the BFC’s longest-standing programs to support young talent, and picks up a sponsorship mantle once carried by Topshop.

clock February 5, 2021Samantha Conti

Drake features in Martine Rose's new film: 'What We Do All Day"

Designer and Luxury

London Fashion Week Will Be All-Virtual, With No Live Audiences

The British Fashion Council has been talking to the U.K. government about how to proceed with shows in the midst of a third national lockdown, and spiraling COVID-19 cases.

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Black Creatives Who Want Fashion to Know What Juneteenth Really Means

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