Matches LFW Launch
On Friday 14h September, the first day of London Fashion Week SS13, Matches launched their in-store celebration of London-based designers. For Fashion Week, the Matches Marylebone store has been turned into a celebration of all things British only showcasing British womenswear and menswear.
Rock Vault Event at LFW
Rock Vault launched on Saturday 15th September at London Fashion Week, celebrating the SS13 collections and unveiling the 'Rock Vault Dozen' from London's most innovative fine jewellery talent. BFC Rock Vault is sponsored by the International Palladium Board and curated by Stephen Webster.
Anya Hindmarch / BFC Buyers' Dinner
Anya Hindmarch and Caroline Rush (CEO, BFC) hosted an intimate dinner at the Royal Academy of Arts during London Fashion Week, on Sunday 16th September. Guests included Linda Fargo (Bergdorf Goodman), Ken Downing (Neiman Marcus) and Julie Gilhart
A Celebration of British Fashion in 2012
On Tuesday 18th September, the British fashion industry gathered to celebrate British fashion in 2012 and the announcement of Natalie Massenet MBE as Chairman of the BFC from January 2013. Samantha Cameron, Harold Tillman CBE and Natalie Massenet MBE gave speeches on the SS13 season at London Fashion Week, the industry and Natalie's new role.
With the news that PPR have acquired a 51% stake of the luxury designer brand Christopher Kane, we take a look back at Christopher's career, recipient of NEWGEN sponsorship for four seasons (SS07 - AW08), Fashion Forward sponsorship for three seasons (SS09 - SS10) and winner of the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund in 2011. This album includes catwalk looks and backstage imagery from his first independent show in September 2006, where he showcased his spring/summer 2007 collection at London Fashion Week.
Fashion Forward Womenswear 2013
Three womenswear designers have been awarded Fashion Forward sponsorship for 2013, supporting them to show at London Fashion Week and develop their businesses through access to a range of advisors. The scheme is sponsored by eBay Fashion and supported by the Mayor of London.
BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund Party
Natalie Massenet MBE and Alexandra Shulman hosted an event at Nobu on 29th January 2013 to announce the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund nominees and the 2013 winner, Nicholas Kirkwood.
Downing Street Reception, LFW AW13
Samantha Cameron hosted a reception at 10 Downing Street for members of the fashion industry on Friday 15th February. Guests included Anna Wintour OBE, Manolo Blahnik CBE & Salma Hayek.
Events at London Fashion Week AW13
See images from events that took place during London Fashion Week including the launch at 10 Downing Street hosted by Samantha Cameron and Natalie Massenet MBE, Dazed and Confused party, the launch of Rihanna for River Island, Tom Ford drinks reception and Harper's Bazaar Closing Party.
Events at London Fashion Week SS14
See images from events that took place during London Fashion Week including at a dinner hosted by HRH Princess Beatrice of York, the W Magazine September Issue Launch Party, the Rock Vault Champagne Reception & the Harper's Bazaar London Fashion Week Closing Party.