Date Posted: Thursday 14th February 2019
The British Fashion Council (BFC) has announced the shortlisted designers for the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund 2019. Designers on the shortlist include:
Established in 2008, The Fund aims to discover new talent and accelerate growth over a twelve-month period through mentoring and awarding a cash prize of £200,000. The BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund receives the generous support of British Vogue, Burberry, JD.com, Inc., Label/Mix, Paul Smith, Rodial and TOPSHOP.
This year’s judging committee is chaired by Edward Enninful OBE, editor-in-chief of British Vogue. The committee comprises of experts from across the fashion industry: Caroline Rush CBE, British Fashion Council; Erdem Moralioglu, ERDEM; Gemma Metheringham, LABEL; Maria Hatzistefanis, Rodial; Rod Manley, Burberry; Sarah Mower MBE, BFC Ambassador for Emerging Talent and Vogue Runway; Paul Price, Topshop and Xia Ding, JD.com, Inc.
The Fund awards one designer and helps bring new knowledge to businesses and the finance put towards a full time or consultant team member but also to advise on areas such as accountancy, merchandising, business strategy, international growth, retail and e-commerce.
The shortlisted designers will be interviewed by the Fund Judging Committee on Friday 15th March 2019 with the winner being announced on 1 May.
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