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Ahluwalia Wins 2021 BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund

Ahluwalia Wins 2021 BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund

The British Fashion Council (BFC) is delighted to announce Priya Ahluwalia, Founder of Ahluwalia, as the winner of the 2021 BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund. Ahluwalia will receive a 12-month bespoke high-level business mentoring programme, pro-bono legal services from Sheridans and a £150,000 cash prize. Dylan Jones OBE, British Fashion Council Chair of Menswear and Editor

BRITISH FASHION COUNCIL RELEASES A THIRD SERIES OF ITS PODCAST, FASHION FORUM

The British Fashion Council (BFC) is announcing today the release of a third series of its podcast, Fashion Forum. Launching today, episode one features writer, model & podcaster Trey Gaskin, talking to designer Olubiyi Thomas and stylist and founder of Boy.Brother.Friend KK Obi, about sustainability, creating authentic publishing, and how the fashion industry can help foster change. Further guests

BRITISH FASHION COUNCIL CELEBRATES SUPPORT FOR FASHION DESIGN TALENT IN THE UK

Link to YouTube here Today, the British Fashion Council (BFC) is delighted to announce its annual programme of talent support and impact. In 2020/21, the BFC raised £1.7 million for its charity, the BFC Foundation (Registered Charity Number: 1185152), and its talent support initiatives. This year (2021/22) the BFC and the BFC Foundation will support 34 designers and a number of

British Fashion Council Announces Initial Line Up for IPF Forum

20th May 2021 The British Fashion Council (BFC) is delighted to announce the schedule for its inaugural Institute of Positive Fashion Forum (IPF Forum), a thought leadership event designed to galvanise the British fashion industry alongside international businesses into global collaboration and local action, ahead of COP26, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, hosted in Glasgow

BRITISH FASHION COUNCIL HELPS SECURE ‘STOP-THE-CLOCK’ MECHANISM ON TIER 5 VISAS

The British Fashion Council (BFC) is pleased to announce that it worked closely with the British Fashion Model Agents Association (BFMA), and the Home office with the support of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) to secure a change to the Immigration Rules, introducing a ‘stop-the-clock’ mechanism on the T5 (Temporary Worker) Creative and

Winner of 2021 BFC Vogue Designer Fashion Fund Announced

Today, the British Fashion Council (BFC) announces Bethany Williams as the winner of the 2021 BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund (BFCVDFF). Established in 2008, the Fund aims to celebrate exceptional talent and empower businesses to play their part in positive growth through bespoke mentoring and for the winning designer, a cash prize of £200,000 allowing them to take

BRITISH FASHION COUNCIL CHARITY APPOINTS CO-CHAIRS TO HELP MEET TARGET OF £2,000,000 TO SUPPORT BRITISH CREATIVE TALENT

Philanthropists and Investors Tania Fares & Narmina Marandi have been appointed Co-Chairs of the BFC Foundation and tasked to bring together an International Advisory Committee to support the work of the charity and the development of its Patronage Programme, aiming to secure 40 Founder Patrons Aizel Trudel, Dylan Jones, Edward Enninful, Elizabeth Saltzman, Imran Amed,

BRITISH FASHION COUNCIL ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF BFC CHANGEMAKERS PRIZE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SWAROVSKI

Today, the British Fashion Council (BFC) announces the launch of The BFC Changemakers Prize in Partnership with Swarovski, a new project which aims to discover and celebrate individuals within the fashion industry; the unsung stars who go above and beyond, making outstanding contributions and striving for positive change. The 2021 BFC Changemakers Prize in Partnership

Priya Ahluwalia Receives the Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design

Today, the British Fashion Council (BFC) is delighted to announce that Priya Ahluwalia of Ahluwalia, is the recipient of The Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design. The Award was presented by Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex, on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, during a virtual event. Ahluwalia is recognised for her

British Fashion Council/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund 2021 Shortlist Announced

Today the British Fashion Council (BFC) announces the shortlisted designers for the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund 2021(BFCVDFF). Alighieri, ASAI, Bethany Williams, Chopova Lowena, Completedworks, E.L.V. Denim, Halpern, Kwaidan Editions, Olubiyi Thomas, Richard Malone and Supriya Lele. Established in 2008, the BFCVDFF aims to celebrate exceptional talent and empower businesses to play their part in positive growth through

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