British Fashion Council (BFC) today announces that London Fashion Week September 2020 will run from 5pm BST Thursday 17th to Tuesday 22nd September 2020, inviting both womenswear and menswear designers to take part in its gender-neutral showcase. The event will include both digital activations on londonfashionweek.co.uk and physical, under government social distancing guidelines. A provisional schedule will be announced later in the summer.
The digital LFW platform will continue to host exclusive multimedia content and will be available to both a consumer and trade audience, enabling collaboration and bringing together fashion, culture and technology.
The generosity and commitment of our partners, suppliers and supporters is more vital than ever. Please help us by acknowledging their support for LFW September 2020 alongside our Official Partners: British GQ, Evening Standard, JD.COM, INC, JOOR, LAVAZZA, Mercedes-Benz, The May Fair Hotel, TONI&GUY. Official Suppliers: Bags of Ethics, Fashion & Beauty Monitor, Launchmetrics, Getty Images, S’well. Official Supporters: The Department for International Trade, The European Regional Development Fund, The Mayor of London.
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About British Fashion Council The British Fashion Council (BFC) was set up in 1983 to promote British fashion internationally and coordinate this promotion through fashion weeks, exhibitions and showcasing events. The BFC supports designers beginning at college level and extending to talent identification, business support and showcasing schemes.
The BFC promotes British fashion and its influential role at home and abroad, helping British designer businesses develop their profiles and business globally. The BFC Foundation (Registered Charity Number: 11852152) was created for charitable purposes and grant giving; attracting, developing, and retaining talent through education and business mentoring.
The BFC Colleges Council offers support to students through BA and MA scholarships and links with industry through design competitions and Graduate Preview Day. Through grant-giving and business mentoring the BFC support designers through four talent identification and business support schemes: BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund, BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund, NEWGEN which includes womenswear, menswear and accessories, and the BFC Fashion Trust, a charity supporting UK based designers. For 2020 all initiatives were merged into the BFC Foundation Fashion Fund for the COVID crisis, supporting designers in need. The BFC showcasing initiatives and events include London Fashion Week, LONDON show ROOMS and the annual celebration of creativity and innovation in the fashion industry: The Fashion Awards.