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About Fashion Forward

J.JS Lee SS14 at London Fashion Week
Fashion Forward is a British Fashion Council scheme designed to provide support to UK based designers who have already established a profile at London Fashion Week through the NEWGEN or NEWGEN MEN programme, or who are at an equivalent stage in their business. The primary aim is to enable designers to show their collections at London Fashion Week and develop their businesses through access to a range of advisors. Fashion Forward applicants are selected by a panel of key industry representatives including Caroline Rush, CEO, BFC; Anna Orsini, BFC; Caroline Issa, Executive Fashion Director & Publisher, Tank; David Watts, Business Support Manager, BFC; Katie Bain, Show Manager, BFC; Melanie Smallwood, Head of eBay Fashion Brands; Oscar Pinto-Hervia, Founder and Creative Director, Hervia; Paula Reed, Fashion Director, Harvey Nichols and Sarah Mower MBE, BFC Ambassador of Emerging Talent, Contributing Editor to US Vogue and American Vogue.com.

Previous Fashion Forward winners include Christopher Kane, Erdem, Giles Deacon, Jonathan Saunders, Louise Goldin, Marios Schwab, Richard Nicoll, Roksanda Illincic and Todd Lynn.

The BFC Fashion Forward scheme is supported by Mayor of London.

For more information please contact:
Emma Campbell
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7759 1964


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