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.
Supported by Clearpay, she will receive a one-year business mentorship, pro-bono legal services and a cash prize of 150,000 pounds.
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.
The accolade comes with a 200,000 pound cash prize.
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.
Burberry CEO Marco Gobbetti; Alexander McQueen CEO Emmanuel Gintzburger; Ganni CEO Nicolaj Reffstrup; and Virgil Abloh are among the speakers.
The award aims to “shine a light on individuals that normally wouldn’t be profiled” and offers mentorship and cash prize to three winners.
British designers from Victoria Beckham to Simone Rocha and Barbour will donate their unwanted fabrics to fashion students across the U.K.
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.
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.
In a webinar in collaboration with the British Fashion Council, speakers shared how British and Chinese creatives navigate the new normal.
Halpern, Alighieri, Asai and Chopova Lowena are among the nominees.
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.
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.
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.