DESIGNER: BODICE PHOTOGRAPHER: PRAHTNA SINGH
Since 2012, more than 600 of the most exciting international designers from 70 countries have exhibited in the International Fashion Showcase. It reflects London’s reputation for promoting and supporting new talent in the creative industries by providing opportunities for designers from overseas to engage with the UK fashion community and build international connections.
Being part of IFS can be the springboard to international recognition. Eight designers who have previously shown at IFS have been nominated for the LVMH prize, 32 nominated for the Woolmark prize and four have won Hyères awards. Indian IFS alumni Bodice won the Woolmark Prize in 2018 and Korean IFS alumni Rokh won the Special Prize at LVMH Prize 2018. IFS Designer Award Winner 2017 the-sirius was supported by Mercedes-Benz to showcase in a catwalk show at Milan Fashion Week in 2018. 15 have shown on schedule at London Fashion Week such as Per Götesson, Rejina Pyo and Xiao Li, five were awarded NEWGEN sponsorship and five have participated in LONDON show ROOMS in Paris.