Designer business support is an area we are committed to, championing designers to innovate and commercialise their creativity.
Designer Fact File
The Designer Fact File was developed as a guide to setting up and developing a designer business & providing new insights into the industry.
Eligibility
Open to all
Applications
No applications necessary.
About NEWGEN
NEWGEN provides showcasing support and promotes emerging designer womenswear businesses.
Eligibility
Based in the UK
Under 3 years in business
Minimum of 2 stockists
Applications
Applications are currently closed.
ABOUT NEWGEN MEN
NEWGEN MEN provides showcasing support and promotes emerging designer menswear businesses.
Eligibility
Based in the UK
Under 3 years in business
Minimum of 2 stockists
Applications
Applications are currently closed.
About Rock Vault
Rock Vault showcases & promotes British fine jewellery talent.
Eligibility
Jewellery designers working with precious metals and/or precious stones
Based in the UK
Less than 6 years in business
Minimum wholesale price point of £300
Applications
Applications are currently closed. Applications Open Monday 16th March 2015.
About Fashion Film
Fashion Film funds, showcases & mentors emerging fashion & film creators in the UK.
Eligibility
Only Fashion Designers and brands can apply (Directors can only apply through a brand)
Applications
Applications are open throughout the year.
About Headonism
Headonism supports emerging UK milliners by providing a platform for sales & promotion.
Eligibility
Innovative millinery designers
Based in the UK
Over 6 years in business
Applications
Applications are currently closed. Applications Open Monday 16th March 2015
About Contemporary
BFC Contemporary supports the UK's contemporary Ready-To-Wear & Accessory designer businesses.
Eligibility
Over 3 years in business
Average product price point of £300 - £400.
UK and oversees stockists
Applications
Applications open in March 2015.
About BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund
The Fund develops the infrastructure of a designer's business & increases their profile as a creative British business.
Eligibility
Based in the UK
Support from key media
A clear vision on how The Fund will contribute to the growth of your business
Applications
Applications are currently open. Deadline: Friday 17th October 2014
About BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund
The Fund supports British menswear businesses to develop & expand through mentoring & funding
Eligibility
Over 3 years in business
UK and international stockists
Previous BFC talent support recipient or at a similar level of business
Applications
Applications are now open. Deadline: Friday 12th December 2014.
About Fashion Trust
The BFC Fashion Trust offers selected designers business support through mentoring and financial awards to promote the art and business of fashion.
Eligibility
Womenswear & Menswear
Over 5 years in business
Applications
Express of interest.
London Show rooms

London show Rooms provides a unique opportunity for emerging British talent.

London Fashion Week

Applications for AW15 are now open. Apply online here.

London Fashion Showcasing Fund

The London Fashion Showcasing Fund supports & showcases the talents of emerging fashion designers.