BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund Applications Now Open

LONDON, Aug 13, 2010 / FW/ — With a purse of £200,000, the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund is one the most highly coveted and highly prestigious fashion grants available to emerging designers.

Open to all designers who have an established business based within the UK, the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund was launched by BFC Chairman Harold Tillman in September 2008 as a legacy project for the BFC’s 25th anniversary celebrations.

The Fund provides one British based designer with £200,000 and access to high level mentoring support – additional awards of mentoring and business support may be allocated to finalists at the judging panel’s discretion. Erdem won the inaugural award in April this year.

To be eligible, designers must have an established business based within the UK. They must have UK and international stockists and support from key media. The winner must demonstrate a clear vision for their business and how The Fund will contribute to their growth with a focus on creating a global brand.

To apply, please go to:

Deadline: Applications close November 5th 2010