Wednesday 29th June

| BY Jack Moss

NEWGEN Announces Recipients For SS17

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It’s a bit shit in London at the moment isn’t it? Not a whole lot to be cheery about. See this, then, as your little ray of hope in the form of this season’s NEWGEN recipients. A very talented bunch of womenswear designers (eight, to be exact) who will receive sponsorship for SS17, supported by Topshop. Basically a nice big wad of cash for which to fulfill all their creatives desires / make terribly nice clothing for which we can wear. Win win. So who are they? Ashley Williams, Danielle Romeril, Faustine Steinmetz, Marta Jakubowski, Molly Goddard, Ryan Lo and Sadie Williams will all continue to receive support this season, joined by Paula Knorr, RCA graduate whose brand is now in its third season.

Sarah Mower, chair of the NEWGEN committee said of the award: “discovering, supporting and mentoring NEWGEN is the most vital and effective work the British Fashion Council does. The designers who graduate through this scheme are the lifeblood of London and its reputation as a creative hotbed with business credentials developed at a very early stage. This generation is thinking of new ways of presenting and are natural communicators of the digital age – they are all individualists with exciting, optimistic ideas which are a delight to see.” Here here. We look forward to seeing the big juicy fruits of NEWGEN this September…

www.britishfashioncouncil.com / www.topshop.com