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 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 now open. Applications for London Collections Men are now closed. London Fashion Week September 2017 applications will close on Friday 29th April 2016.
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
Based in the UK
Over 4 years in business
Collection should consist of womenswear or accessories and not consist of menswear or bridal wear
Applications
Express of interest.
About Headonism
Headonism supports emerging UK milliners by providing a platform for sales & promotion.
Eligibility
Based in the UK
Under six years in business
Minimum of 2 stockists
Applications
Applications are now open. Application deadline Monday 9th May 2016.
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 now closed for SS17.
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 now closed for SS17.
About Rock Vault
Rock Vault showcases & promotes British fine jewellery talent.
Eligibility
Based in the UK
Less than 6 years in business
Minimum of 4 stockists
Applications
Applications are now open. Application deadline Friday 13th May.
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 now closed. Applications open Wednesday 1st June.
About BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund
The Fund supports British menswear businesses to develop & expand through mentoring & funding
Eligibility
Based in the UK
UK and international stockists
Over 5 years in business
Applications
Applications are now closed.
London Show rooms

LONDON show ROOMS provides a unique opportunity for emerging British talent.

London Fashion Showcasing Fund

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