The BFC Reveals The Recipients Of The 2021 BFC Foundation Fund

Launched in 2019, the British Fashion Council Foundation fund has been a lifeline for numerous emerging designers, especially since the pandemic – where uncertainty, dropping sales, and shuttered shops and universities have affected fledgling designers the most. Over the course of the past year, the BFC has raised £1.7 million for its foundation and talent support initiatives, and today the not-for-profit reveals the 34 designers it has selected to receive financial support grants from this pool of funding. As well as allocating several scholarships to students starting out – with the aim of strengthening “those leading the way in terms of creativity, positive business growth, environmental and community impact as well as to increase the diversity of the talent pool” – the fund is divided between four support initiatives which spotlight some of the most exciting emerging designers of today. Read more at AnOther.