Caroline Rush

An image by Mark Seliger to be sold at Spring Studios' new virtual gallery.

Fashion Features

Spring Studios Sells Photographers’ Lockdown Images, Shot From Home

All proceeds from a virtual gallery sale of the photos will go to the British Fashion Council’s COVID Crisis Fund.

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Fashion Features

Positive Fashion Institute to Highlight Black Fashion, Culture in U.K.

The project is inspired by Joe Casely-Hayford, who paved the way for Black designers working in the U.K. today.

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June Sarpong

Fashion Features

With Diversity, Inclusion Top-of-Mind, BFC Takes on New Board Members

The British Fashion Council is putting diversity at the top of the agenda, and has named four new board members to help guide the organization on strategy, and to broaden its outlook.

clock September 14, 2020Samantha Conti

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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A woman walks past the new 'Get ready for Brexit' advert on a telephone box in north London. Today, the UK Government launches its £100m "Prepare for Brexit" advertising campaign to reassure the nation ahead of a potential no-deal departure from the European Union on 31 October.Government's £100m Brexit campaign, London, UK - 01 Sep 2019

Business Features

Doing the Brexit Dance: British Brands Brace for a Tough Sales Season

The continued uncertainty about when, and on what terms, Britain will leave the European Union has been a challenge for designers and brands, despite the export-boosting British pound.

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Business Features

EXCLUSIVE: JD.com, BFC Form a Three-Year Strategic Partnership

China’s largest retailer has also been named an exclusive retail partner of London Fashion Week.

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Caroline Rush, Angelica Cheung and Jefferson Hack

Fashion Scoops

British Designers Toast 10 Years of London Showrooms in Paris

London Showroom graduates including Erdem Moralioglu, Osman Yousefzada, David Koma and Roksanda Ilincic, attended the Hoxton hotel event.

clock March 5, 2018Natalie Theodosi

Caroline Rush, Queen Elizabeth II and Anna Wintour

Lifestyle

Queen at Quinn: Queen Elizabeth II Makes Her Runway Debut

The queen made an appearance at London Fashion Week to attend Richard Quinn’s show and present him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design.

clock February 20, 2018Natalie Theodosi

A protest by animal rights activiists CAFT (Coalition to Abolish the Fur trade) against the use of fur by the Fashion industry blockades one of the venues for London Fashion Week in the Aldwych.Anti-Fur Protest, London Fashion Week, UK - 17 Sep 2017

Fashion Features

In London, Fashion Takes a Back Seat

Real-life distractions, from Friday’s terror attack to continuous antifur protests, cast a shadow over London Fashion Week.

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Fashion Scoops

Caroline Rush, Sung-joo Kim to Receive Honorary Doctorates From University of the Arts London

They are among 12 honorary degree recipients from the arts and cultural sectors.

clock July 27, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Designers preview their collection at The Hoxton Collective.

Fashion Scoops

A London Preview

The Hoxton hotel was the backdrop for a showcase of London designers’ pre-collections Monday afternoon.

clock June 13, 2017Nina Jones

Eleanor Tomlinson Roland Mouret

Parties

Mouret Marks 20 Years in Business, With ‘Dinner of Love’ for Friends

The designer hosted old friends at a new venue, The Ned.

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Matthew Harding and Levi Palmer of Palmer/Harding, the BFC’s Caroline Rush, British Vogue’s Alexandra Shulman and Amy Powney and Maia Norman of Mother of Pearl

Government and Trade

Hear Them Roar: Theresa May, Caroline Rush Argue Their Brexit Cases

May called a surprise snap election while Rush argued on behalf of British fashion in parliament in the run-up to Brexit.

clock April 18, 2017Samantha Conti and Lorelei Marfil

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May leaving 10 Downing Street, London

Government and Trade

Theresa May Calls Early Election in Bid to Silence Brexit Opponents

The British prime minister said she needs a strong hand in Brexit negotiations.

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Mary Katrantzou, ErdemMoralioglu, Christopher Kane, Roksanda Illincic, David Koma & Simone Rocha

Parties

London Designers Gather for Dinner at British Embassy in Paris

Guests included Roksanda Illincic, Christopher Kane, Mary Katrantzou, Nicholas Kirkwood, David Koma, Erdem Moralioglu and Simona Rocha.

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