British Fashion Council/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund
And the Nominees for the 2013 BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund Are...
The British Fashion Council has just announced the shortlist of designers up for the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund and it's quite a talented group.
Christopher Kane Wins the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund
Christopher Kane is the this year's winner of the British Fashion Council/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund. Along with a £200,000 (or $320,000) check, Kane and his sister/business partner Tammy will receive "director level mentors across the industry." The beloved Scottish designer's biggest challenge was to present a business plan to a panel of judges, including British Vogue editor Alexander Schulman and Joan Burstein from Browns. (His competition included E. Tautz, Nicholas Kirkwood, Osman Yousefzada, Charlotte Olympia, Jonathan Saunders, and Peter Pilotto.)