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Charles Jeffrey Loverboy's new collection

Fashion Features

London’s Digital Showcase Underlines Importance of the Live Runway

London’s first attempt at an all-digital fashion week was admirable, but it laid bare just how important live events are for some designers.

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Still image from Hill and Friends' short film “happy factory from home.”

Fashion Features

Highs, Lows and Shades of Gray at London’s First Digital Fashion Week

There’s a first for everything, and rarely is the product or execution perfect. Just ask Leonardo da Vinci, Henry Ford and the Wright brothers.

clock June 14, 2020Tianwei Zhang and Natalie Theodosi and Samantha Conti

Marques 'Almeida re'MAde capsule

Fashion Scoops

Dispatches From Digital London Fashion Week, Day One

London’s first all-digital fashion week kicked off Friday with lots of content and chat, but not much in the way of newness.

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Stephanie Phair speaking at the Bicester Village x BFC designer pop-up

Marketing and Promotion

To Infinity and Beyond: The BFC Charts a New Course With Digital Showcase

London’s first all-digital fashion lineup is coming to a screen near you, starting June 12.

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A still from Preen by Thornton Bregazzi's new film, debuting a seasonless capsule

Fashion Features

London Fashion Week’s Free-for-All, Digital Experiment

Designers have been invited to show collections and ideas across genders, seasons and mediums. Will it work?

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BFC Seeks Government Aid

Marketing and Promotion

BFC Sets Positive Fashion Site, Partners With Parley for the Oceans

The BFC’s positive fashion initiative was initially meant to help businesses intensify their sustainability efforts, but will also address issues surrounding COVID-19, racism and workplace diversity.

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BFC 'This is London' campaign

Fashion Scoops

British Fashion Council Offers Financial Support to 37 London-Based Labels

Alighieri, Richard Quinn, Chalayan, Roksanda, Rejina Pyo and Halpern are among the first brands to receive aid from the BFC’s COVID-19 emergency fund.

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Conner Ives x Browns

Fashion Features

What’s the Future for Fashion’s Bright Young Things?

The influx of young designers breaking into the industry is bound to slow down. But some stay determined to make it on their own terms and the shift is pointing to the industry’s need to change the way it treats new talent.

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Amy Powney

Fashion Features

Amy Powney on Shaping Fashion’s Sustainable Future, One Instagram Pledge at a Time

Mother of Pearl’s creative director is widening her sustainability mission with her new platform Fashion Our Future and a collaboration with high-street retailer John Lewis.

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Todd Snyder Men's Fall 2020

Designer and Luxury

CFDA Cancels Resort, Postpones Men’s Shows

The men’s shows will now align with the trade shows in July.

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BFC Seeks Government Aid

Government and Trade

The BFC Battles for Designers, Creating New Fund, Setting Digital Plans

The organization has set aside 1 million pounds to help vulnerable businesses with the BFC Foundation COVID Crisis Fund.

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Dylan Jones, Caroline Rush, Stephanie Phair & David Beckham at The Middle House Shanghai

Fashion Features

British Fashion Council Asks U.K. Government to Support Businesses Further

The organization will request the government to put further policies in place to protect freelancers not being hired, manufacturers and designers facing order cancellations.

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Princess Anne and Rosh Mahtani

Fashion Features

Princess Anne Presents Queen Elizabeth II Award to Rosh Mahtani of Alighieri

The royal attended a presentation by the label followed by the awards ceremony, where she praised Mahtani’s creativity and commitment to local manufacturing.

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Caroline Rush, Amy Fan, Stephanie Phair

Fashion Scoops

British Fashion Council Partners With Fashion Zoo for China Amplification

The two entities will work together to launch a London Fashion Week China Day, beginning September 2021.

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Rosh Mahtani of Alighieri

Jewelry

Alighieri’s Rosh Mahtani to Receive the Queen Elizabeth II Award

She will pick up the award at a presentation on Tuesday during London Fashion Week.

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A woman wearing a protective face mask stands at Yves Saint Laurent shop in Guangzhou.

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How Should Fashion Entrants to China Approach COVID-19 Rebound?

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