Business Support

Support schemes and resources

Designer Fashion Fund

Peter Pilotto is the 2014 BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund winner.

Fashion Forward

Christopher Shannon, E.Tautz, J.W. Anderson and Lou Dalton are this year's Fashion Forward menswear winners.

Rock Vault

A brand new jewellery initiative to support, showcase and promote Britain’s most innovative, fine jewellery talent.

Fash/On Film

The panel includes key opinion formers from the fashion and film industries, as well as representatives from the BFC and River Island.

Fashion Forward

David Koma, Holly Fulton and Michael van der Ham are this year's Fashion Forward winners. See their full profiles and collections.


The initiative recognises eco and ethical sectors of the fashion industry and acts as a platform to showcase the best in sustainable fashion. Sponsored by Monsoon.


The British Fashion Council's emerging designer initiative, supporting new designer labels since 1993. Sponsored by Topshop.

Designer Fact File

Originally published in 1997, the Designer Fact File is a guide to setting up a designer business. 2012 marks its launch online, re-edited for today's marketplace.


Headonism is curated by Stephen Jones, celebrating the new wave of emerging London milliners. Supported by Royal Ascot.

Fash/On Film

A new initiative sponsored by River Island. The scheme aims to support and develop relationships between fashion designers and film makers.