Established in 2008, the Fund provides the winner with a cash prize of £150,000 to support their growth and contribution to the British and global fashion ecosystem, alongside pro-bono bespoke high-level business mentoring and professional services. The Fund receives the very generous support of British Vogue, Burberry and Paul Smith.
16Arlington are the recipient of the 2023 BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund.
Founded by Marco Capaldo and the late Federica Cavenati in 2018, 16Arlington is a London-based womenswear label hailed as the cool girl’s go-to for ‘conversation-starting’ evening wear. 16Arlington has dressed powerful women around the world including Hailey Bieber, Simone Ashley, Emma Corrin, Adwoa Aboah, Jodie Turner Smith, Olivia Rodrigo, and Naomi Campbell.