News from the BFC is coming thick and fast at the moment. Just a day after naming Farfetch exec Stephanie Phair as its new Chair, the group has unveiled David Beckham in the brand new role of Ambassadorial President.
Chinese internet giant Tencent will announce a cultural trade deal with Britain, including fashion, deepening cooperation between the two countries and setting the stage for its own international expansion moves.
The higher end of the UK fashion sector could be hit hard come Brexit as leaving the EU will wipe out a major chunk of copyright protection for British designers and could even endanger London Fashion Week.
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 next London Fashion Week five-day season kicks off Friday morning; with a major drive to turns things ever more ecological; alongside a bittersweet farewell to the country’s most successful designer this century.