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The BFC Vogue Designer Fashion Fund 2016

March 2016
Sophia Webster Vogue Fashion Fund

SOPHIA WEBSTER has been chosen as the recipient of this year’s BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund. The London-based shoe designer beat off competition from several talented ready-to-wear designers to take the prize, supported by British Vogue, Burberry, Harrods, Paul Smith and Topshop, and announced at the Bulgari Hotel in London.

It feels amazing! I’m so shocked; I still can’t quite take it in. This will just make such a massive difference to our business. The store is next on the agenda, we only just got the keys last week, so that’s our next focus. After that, our team is growing and we’ve really outgrown our space so next will be a new office. It’s incredible.”
Sophia Webster Signature
Sophia Webster is a great winner for this year’s award,” Alexandra ShulmanVogue editor and the chair of the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund – said tonight. “The brand encapsulates all the originality and creativity that British fashion is known for, while Sophia and her team have pursued a clear vision with drive and professionalism.”
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