The British Fashion Council Has Just Awarded Grants To Twelve Amazing Designers

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These days, one of the toughest things about being a designer is the perennial lack of funds in the industry.

Luckily, there are some organisations out there that aim to put this right - the British Fashion Council (BFC) is one of them.

Today, the BFC announced that its Fashion Trust has awarded £350,000 in grants to twelve British designers:

EUDON CHOI

💕💕💕#EUDONCHOISS16 @fenwickstores @ybdfashion @byondonline

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FYODOR GOLAN

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HILLIER BARTLEY

Mica Arganaraz in Hillier Bartley SS16 at the Vogue 100 Gala @micarganaraz @britishvogue

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HOLLY FULTON

AW16 organza Paisley Penny dress #HollyFulton #AW16

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HUISHAN ZHANG

#huishanzhang #aw16 @huishanzhangatelier #lfw

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MARQUES'ALMEIDA

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PALMER//HARDING

dissected dropped shirt // palmerharding.com

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PHOEBE ENGLISH

PRISM

Get in the summer mood with a SS16 #PRISMLondon #ootd.

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REJINA PYO

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Established in 2011, the Fashion Trust offers selected designers business support through mentoring and financial aid to promote the fashion industry as a whole. 

But what do the recipients plan to do with all this cash?

Their predecessors have gone on to develop stores, set up e-commerce and establish pre-collections - we can only hope that history will be repeating itself.

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