Out of nearly 1,900 applications, the group selected 20 brands from around the world for the ninth edition of its competition. Eight applicants vying for the €300,000 prize will be selected for the final in March.
Featuring over 80 brands including Drunk Elephant, Milk Makeup and Supergoop, the digital storefront allows users to purchase products directly from their Instagram feed or stories using Instagram checkout.
Net-A-Porter has teamed up with Netflix to help choose the winner of the new ‘Next in Fashion’ competition. The winner will receive the opportunity to debut their collection at Net-A-Porter plus a $250,000 prize.
Established in 2013, the high-end brand led by Anouki Areshidze is a staple of the Georgian fashion scene. Classic silhouettes like trench coats and midi dresses are reworked with the brand’s eco-friendly spirit.
Continuing its efforts to align itself more closely with consumers’ appetite for fashion experiences, the BFC has revealed the two designers who will be staging public-facing catwalk shows at LFW in February.
Expect a somewhat confusing scene in London Fashion Week this season, with a multitude of art installations, pop-ups and events open to the public –though much of that will represent a very welcome change.