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BFC introduces new award for Fashion Awards 2019

Nov '19
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British Fashion Council (BFC) has introduced a new award for Fashion Awards 2019; the Designers’ Designer award will be celebrated for first time this year to coincide with launch of BFC Membership Programme and spotlight British designer businesses that have made a global impact in past year through creativity in product design, campaigns and collaborations.

The nominees for the Designers’ Designer award are Christopher Kane for Christopher Kane, Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson, Margaret Howell for Margaret Howell, Roksanda Ilincic for Roksanda, Simone Rocha for Simone Rocha.

The BFC Membership Programme has been created in support of the BFC’s mission to encourage collaboration and inclusivity, inviting designers to come together in support of the fashion eco-system, with access to a range of benefits and the opportunity to contribute. The community of 80 founding members, comprised of British designers at varying stages of their career, were called upon to vote for this peer to peer award. The winner will be announced at a ceremony on December 2, 2019 in fashion’s creative capital, London, at the iconic Royal Albert Hall.

The Fashion Awards is the main fundraiser for the BFC charitable and talent support work, with donations exceeding £1.3 million this year. The BFC is a not for profit organisation focused on promoting excellence in British fashion and supporting the future pipeline of creative talent. Established in 2019, the BFC Foundation was created for charitable purposes and grant-giving, its work is achieved through a range of charitable initiatives that focus on education, business and mentoring schemes supporting talent from school level and emerging designers to fashion start-ups and established brands.

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