At London Fashion Week SS14 BFC Fashion Trust Members were treated to an insightful and passionate talk by Emma Elwick-Bates, British Vogue’s Style Editor, about NEWGEN “one of the world’s most internationally recognised talent identification schemes” showcasing and promoting new designer businesses.
The designers were JJS Lee, Lucas Nascimento, Marques’ Almeida, Simone Rocha and Sister by Sibling.
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NEWGEN offers catwalk designers financial support towards their show costs and the opportunity to use the BFC Catwalk Show Space. Others receive sponsored presentation or exhibition space to showcase their collections, offering an important introduction for young UK-based designers to influential press and buyers from around the world. NEWGEN also provides business and mentoring support.
Since NEWGEN’s inception, its roll call includes Alexander McQueen, Boudicca, Matthew Williamson, Julien Macdonald, Lara Bohinc and Ann-Louise Roswald and more recently Christopher Kane, Marios Schwab, Richard Nicoll, Erdem, Mary Katrantzou and Meadham Kirchhoff.