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British Fashion Council Announces Priyanka Chopra Jonas as its Ambassador for Positive Change

The British Fashion Council (BFC) is delighted to announce Priyanka Chopra Jonas as its new Ambassador for Positive Change. The multi-faceted talent and global UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador will join the BFC supporting the organisation’s efforts to lead the charge on change, using fashion as a positive platform to inspire future generations. As the BFC Ambassador for Positive Change, Priyanka Chopra

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Puig presents AILICE, a new technology that lets you discover the smell of a fragrance before trying it

Puig has created AILICE, a new technology that enables fragrance consumers to preview the scent of a perfume in real time without actually testing or smelling it. This is how AILICE, which name is inspired by Alice through the looking-glass, works: When they enter a perfume store, customers are invited to scan a QR code with their smartphones. Then, at

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British skipper Alex Thomson competing in “Everest of Sailing”

Yesterday, Alex Thomson set sail for the 2020-21 Vendée Globe, aiming this year to win, having finished second and third in the previous two editions of the single-handed round-the-world race. The record-setting British skipper is sailing on board HUGO BOSS, an IMOCA 60 yacht that took 80,000 hours to design and build. A significant step forward for this class of

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British Fashion Council Opens Application for BFC/VOGUE Designer Fashion Fund 2021

The British Fashion Council (BFC) is delighted to announce that applications are now open for the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund 2021 (BFCVDFF). Established in 2008, the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund aims to celebrate exceptional talent and empower businesses to play their part in positive growth through bespoke mentoring and awarding of a cash prize. The fund is open to all gender collections

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London Fashion Week Opens Up to all Genders and Collections from February 2021

The British Fashion Council today announces that the next edition of London Fashion Week will take place from Friday 19th to Tuesday 23rd February 2021 with menswear designers being encouraged to take part in the February event. London Fashion Week will run as a digital first event on www.londonfashionweek.co.uk with scaled back physical activations. The BFC is in constant communication with the Government to understand guidelines and restrictions.

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BFC’s IPF Launches Long Term Project to Celebrate British Black Fashion & Culture

The BFC’s Institute of Positive Fashion announces its second project, The Missing Thread, in partnership with the Black Oriented Legacy Development Agency. The project will celebrate British Black Fashion & Culture from 1975 to now through a series of programmed events, culminating in a major exhibition in summer 2022. The fashion industry currently lacks a resource of vital Black British contributions from a

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