Peter Pilotto Named BFC/Vogue Fashion Fund Winner

The designers behind the British brand will receive mentoring for a 12-month period, as well as a £200,000 grant.
Peter Pilotto (left) and Christopher de Vos
Darren Gerrish, British Fashion Council

Congratulations are in order for designers Peter Pilotto and Christopher de Vos of British fashion house Peter Pilotto for winning this year's British Fashion Council/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund (the British version of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund).

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The winning designers, who were up against Emilia Wickstead, House of HollandMary Katrantzou, Osman and Zoe Jordan, will take part in a bespoke, high-level mentoring program for a 12-month period, and receive a £200,000 grant.

"Christopher and Peter are deserved winners of this year's fund award. They have remained true to their vision of a print- and color-focused brand but have managed to expand and grow the business to a level where they can now compete on an international stage. It's a pleasure to be able to support them," said Alexandra Shulman, British Vogue editor and chair of the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund, in a statement.

The exciting news comes just before the arrival of Pilotto's upcoming Target collaboration, which will hit stores Feb. 9.