Marques’ Almeida, the acclaimed winning duo of the 2015 LVMH Prize, will stage its next runway show in Paris this September. It's a coup for Paris, which has attracted a slew of notable international talents of late.
Aries, Nabil Nayal, and Teija are the trio of newcomers who will have a share of the £380,000 that is available in grants from this year's BFC Fashion Trust, as well tapping into a major mentoring programme.
Call it a bumper London Fashion Week; with some epic shows, brilliant displays of experimental fashion; the debut of great heritage brand and a fond farewell to the most successful British designer of this century.
The shortlist for the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund 2018, which aims to support the growth of a UK-based fashion brand, has been announced, with Marques’ Almeida and Molly Goddard among the candidates.
And they are off. Applications opened Friday for aspiring talent in the LVMH Prize, the most financially beneficial annual award in fashion. Young hopefuls - limited to under 40 years - have until February 4 to apply.