The British Fashion Council unveils NewGen sponsorships
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On Monday, the British Fashion Council (BFC) announced that a total of 10 designers will receive sponsorship to showcase their Autumn/Winter 2015 collections at London Fashion Week, running from February 20-24.
Sponsored by Topshop, NewGen supports emerging British-based talent, with this year's runway sponsorship awarded to Marques’Almeida, 1205, Ashley Williams and Ryan Lo, while Claire Barrow, Danielle Romeril, Faustine Steinmetz, and newcomer Molly Goddard won presentation sponsprship. With Marta Jakubowski and Sadie Williams gaining exhibition sponsorships.
"NewGen produces the stars of London Fashion Week – the phenomenal progress of Marques Almeida in six seasons of support is proof of that," Sarah Mower, BFC Ambassador for Emerging Talent said.