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 closed for AW16. Applications for SS17 open Friday 11th March.
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 open for SS17. Applications close Friday 26th February.
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 now closed. Applications open Tuesday 15th March.
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
Under 6 years in business
Applications
Applications are now closed. Applications open Tuesday 15th March.
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
UK and international stockists
Previous BFC talent support recipient or at a similar level of business
Applications
Applications are now open. Applications close Thursday 10th March.
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 Showcasing Fund

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