The British Fashion Council membership programme provides access to networking, industry insights and our international professional network to develop or enhance business collaborations. Membership formalises your role as a leading industry voice in the UK and supports the eco-system that enables both established and new talent to sustainably grow.

Criteria

To become a Member of the British Fashion Council, a designer fashion business must:

  1. Be a registered business Companies House for a minimum of 2 years
    (not sole-trader)
  2. Produce collections that consist of ready-to-wear and/or accessories (not exclusively bridal wear or children's wear)
  3. Have a product vision set by a Creative Director
  4. Contribute both creatively and economically to the British fashion industry 

Members will be required to adhere to BFC’s business best practises and terms and conditions
– available to view at the point of sign up.

Membership Levels

(Support is calculated by annual turnover)

DESIGNER MEMBERS
Up to £1 million
£500 / a year
£1 - £5 million
£1,000 / a year
£5 - £10 million
£2,000 / a year
£10 - £20 million
£3,000 / a year
£20 - £50 million
£5,000 / a year
£50 - £100 million
£10,000 / a year
PATRON MEMBERS
Up to £150 million
£15,000 / a year
Over to £150 million
£25,000 / a year

Why Join

Your annual membership will enable the British Fashion Council (BFC) to represent you and host global events giving you a strong voice, shaping the organisation’s future.

What's Included

  • Access to BFC designer business development events; seminars, webinars and workshops
  • Sign up to BFC Membership networking events
  • Listing and logo inclusion on the Member Network
  • Access to reports, insights, press releases and white papers
  • Access to the Designer Fact File, a dynamic knowledge portal
  • Membership weekly newsletter subscription
  • Access to the BFC directory of Patrons, Members and Associate Patrons
  • Access to the official Member logo & opportunity to use this across business website and approved collateral

  • Opportunity to help scope government lobbying reports/strategy
  • Participation in designer round tables
  • Opportunity to contribute to industry insight reports
  • Opportunity to support emerging businesses through BFC talent support schemes

  • Reduced fees for LFW schedule, designer showrooms and event listings
  • A dedicated BFC account manager
  • Priority booking at The Fashion Awards
  • Early access to BFC initiatives entry
  • Opportunity to take part in annual private order event
  • Invitation to London Fashion Week Official opening
  • Invitations BFC annual events including AGM, BFC Initiatives announcement and Chairman’s Christmas Drinks

  • Listing on BFC Annual Report
  • Listed as Member on the BFC website

BFC Designer Member Network

Accurate as of 1st April 2021

16Arlington, A.W.A.K.E. MODE, Ahluwalia Studio, Alexander White, ALIGHIERI, AMSCHELA, Antonelle Tedde, Anya Hindmarch, April & Alex, APUJAN, Arch4, Aries, ART SCHOOL, ASAI, Bav Tailor, Becca London, BEEN London, Bianca Saunders, Bora Aksu, Burberry, Camilla Elphick, Charlotte Knowles, Church's, Completedworks, CUTECIRCUIT, Cyberdog, Daniel w. Fletcher, Danse Lente, Danshan, David Koma, DB Berdan, Dhenze, Dunhill, Edeline Lee, Edward Crutchley, Eftychia, Emilia Wickstead, Emily Carter, Erdem, Eudon Choi, FANFARE LABEL, Feng Chen Wang, Fernando Jorge, Fiona O'Neill, Ganor Dominic, Gayeon Lee, GEO, Gravalot, Guinea, Halo & Co, Halpern, HANNA FIEDLER, Harem London, Helen Anthony, Hill and Friends, Hillier Bartley, HOUSE OF RADHA, IA London, J&M Davidson, Jamie Wei Huang, Jenny Packham, Jessie Western, Jimmy Choo, Johan Ku, JORDANLUCA, JPL Atelier, JW Anderson, KAT MACONIE, King and Tuckfield, L Saha, Labrum London, Le Monde Beryl, Liam Hodges LTD, Lisou, Loquet London, Lou Dalton, LULA LAORA, LULU LIU, Luna Del Pinal, LYPH, MAKE, Malene Oddershede Bach, Malone Souliers, Margaret Howell, Maria Grachvogel, Marion Ayonote, Mark Fast, Marques'Almeida, Matty Bovan, Merve Bayindir, Métier, Misa Harada, Molly Goddard, Mulberry, MyriamSOS Fine Jewellery, Natasha Zinko, NEOUS, Nicholas Daley, Nicholas Kirkwood, Noirgaze, Olubiyi Thomas, Osman, Otiumberg, palmer//harding, PARC, paria /FARZANEH, Paul Costelloe, Paula Knorr, Per Götesson, Phoebe English, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, QASIMI, RÆBURN, Rani by Raja, Reem Juan, Rejina Pyo, Richard Quinn, RIXO London, ROBERTS | WOOD, ROKER, Roksanda, Safiyaa Ltd, SEVDA LONDON LTD, Shrimps, Simone Rocha, Sirplus, SOHO GRIT, Staxx Jewellery Ltd, Stefan Cooke, Stephen Jones Millinery, Supriya Lele, SUSAN FANG, Suzanne Neville, TEIJA, Temperley London, The Morphbag by GSK, Tokyo James, Vanassibara, Victoria Beckham, Vinti Andrews, Vivienne Westwood, VSMONO, Wales Bonner, Yuhan Wang

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