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.
All walks beyond the catwalk
The 'All Walks Beyond The Catwalk' launch party at the Portico Rooms at Somerset House during London Fashion Week on September 18th 2009.
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
Best of British fashion at the BAFTAs & Brits 2014
See the stars from the BAFTAs and Brit Awards 2014, showcasing a range of red carpet looks from some of London's most esteemed design talents.
BFC Estethica Press Day 2010
The Estethica Press Day took place on Thursday April 22nd at Somerset House. The pop-up showroom of Estethica designers featured a Q&A session on ‘Presenting & Marketing Sustainable Fashion’. Guests speakers Baroness Lola Young, Charty Durrant, Laura Bailey, Melanie Rickey, Vera Boudmilija and Yasmin Sewell formed the panel for this animated discussion.
BFC Estethica Press Day SS11
The Estethica Press Day took place on Monday 6th December 2011 at Somerset House. The pop-up showroom of Estethica designers, curated by Yasmin Sewell, featured a Q&A session on 'Sustainable Fashion from Conservation to Innovation'. The panel included guest speakers Tamsin Blanchard, Jessica Brinton, Lucy Siegle, Christopher Raeburn, Dilys Williams, Claire Hamer and Orsola de Castro.
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.
Chris Moore Celebrates 25 Years of British Fashion
On Friday September 18th 2009, world renowned British photographer Chris Moore, showcased 25 of his most iconic images from the last 25 years at Number 11 Downing Street. The exhibition, hosted by Maggie Darling, ran alongside Sarah Brown's reception at No 10, both in recognition of London's trailblazing fashion stars of the past 25 Years.
The images are on display throughout September's Fashion Week in the East Wing of Somerset House.
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.
On Monday 17th February, The British Fashion Council, BAFTA and BPI hosted an event to celebrate Creative London held at Spencer House, recognising the capital's fashion, film and music talent.