Established in 2008, the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund aims to celebrate exceptional talent and empower businesses to play their part in positive growth through bespoke business mentoring, professional services, and awarding of a cash prize.
The 2022 shortlisted designers were Chopova Lowena, Completedworks, E.L.V. DENIM, NEOUS, Nicholas Daley, Richard Malone, Richard Quinn & TOVE. All shortlisted designers were invited to present their collections and business plan to a panel of experts chaired by Caroline Rush CBE, Chief Executive, British Fashion Council and Edward Enninful OBE, Editor-in-Chief, British Vogue & European Editorial Director, Vogue. Quinn will receive a £200,000 cash prize while all designers will have the opportunity to participate in a mentoring programme through the BFC’s Designer Initiatives team, with access to funders, industry experts, and pro-bono legal services from Mishcon de Reya.
The Fund receives the generous support of Burberry, British Vogue, Clearpay, Paul Smith and Rodial.
Richard Quinn is the recipient of the 2022 BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund.