BFC: Fashion Forward Award

by - Thursday, January 24, 2013

Here at EJMfashion expressing new talent into any industry is important to regarding, upcoming designers to photographers and brands.  I was very happy that the British Fashion Council popped into my inbox this afternoon regarding, their winners of the Fashion Forward award which is based on providing funding for emerging British designers to show and develop their businesses.

Here are the three Womenswear designer winners of the Fashion Forward Award:

“David, Holly and Michael are three very worthy recipients of the 2013 Fashion Forward scheme. We have seen them grow through the NEWGEN scheme and are pleased to see their businesses progress to the next level of Fashion Forward sponsorship. We look forward to seeing their collections at London Fashion Week in February” - Caroline Rush, CEO, British Fashion Council

Speaking about their achievement the three designers commented saying:

 “I am delighted to have been awarded Fashion Forward sponsorship and be a part of the ongoing support from the British Fashion Council as this backing will allow me to take my brand to a new level. I am excited about what the future holds and this is a great way to start the year off!” - David Koma

 “I am delighted to be a part of Fashion Forward for the coming seasons. It is an amazing boost for an emerging designer to have access to the business mentors and show support this offers and adds confidence to both the designer and the label to have this backing. I am greatly looking forward to working with eBay and the BFC for London Fashion Week; it is projects such as Fashion Forward that enable UK designers to establish their businesses whilst fostering their creativity and I am thrilled my label has been chosen for this platform.” - Holly Fulton

 “I feel very honoured to have received the Fashion Forward sponsorship as it is the next step in my career and will allow my business to grow and to become more established.” - Michael van der Ham

Congratulations to all three designers!

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