BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund

Winner 2024

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.

Chopova Lowena are the recipient of the 2023 BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund. 

Founded by Emma Chopova and Laura Lowena in 2017, Chopova Lowena is rooted in British and Bulgarian craftsmanship and vibrantly juxtaposes folklore references and sportswear. The brand prioritises sustainability, utilising recycled materials and deadstock textiles to create long lasting modern pieces with a punk twist. The duo’s signature piece, a recycled folkloric textile skirt, has taken the international street style scene by storm, positioning the brand, Emma and Laura as two of the UK’s most exciting and burgeoning design talents.

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