Terms of entry

  • Your company should be UK based
  • Designers who produce fashion shows must show at London Fashion Week
  • Designers who do not produce a fashion show should have headquarters and sales in the UK
  • You must demonstrate that you have access to quality production
  • You should be an established designer business which with additional resource and specialised support can achieve real growth
  • The collection should consist of womenswear or accessories and not consist exclusively or predominantly of bridalwear or childrenswear
  • Design duos are permitted to enter
  • No samples should be submitted unless requested
  • Designers may not apply more than five times
  • Winners of the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund are not eligible to reapply
  • Equal opportunities section must be completed, this will be kept on file for information only and will not affect your entry
  • The interview day will be in March 2018. If selected, you will be required to prepare four looks from your most recent collection - Models will be provided
  • All shortlisted designers must attend the announcement event in April 2018

Designer Fashion Fund Series

  • The interview process will be filmed by the British Fashion Council for the Designer Fashion Fund online series
  • This series is released through the BFC website and social media channels and on Vogue.co.uk. All those shortlisted will be included in the series and will be interviewed
  • Front of house and backstage access must be granted to the film crew at the designer’s London Fashion Week show in September 2018
  • The designer(s) must also be available to be interviewed at their studio between January 2018 & March 2018



For further information please contact:
Annabelle Morell-Coll
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7759 1969