Last night on the Strand, London's fashion crowd gathered to see which lucky names would be awarded the Coutts & co sponsored prize, which is designed to give support to label's that have oved passed the ones-to-watch stage and are now firmly established on the London Fashion Week schedule. So (drumroll please) this years winner's are: Meadham Kirchhoff, Peter Pilotto (pictured) and Todd Lynn.
All three label's will recieve sponsorship for both the upcoming February shows and those in September. And they're suitably pleased about it. 'It is so important that young talent is appropriately supported in this industry and Fashion Forward gives us the opportunity to further develop our work in a relevant manner,' said Edward Meadham and Ben Kirchhoff. And Todd Lynn added, 'I am thrilled to have won Fashion Forward for 2011. This will be such a great support to me and my brand both in terms of financial sponsorship and building my business through the mentoring scheme.'
Take a look at the Spring 2011 collections from Meadham Kirchhoff, Peter Pilotto and Todd Lynn here...More