HSBC will partner the Fashion Trust to provide international expertise and mentoring to the initiative’s grant recipients. HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organizations. Fashion Trust is an initiative belonging to the British Fashion Council (BFC).
The partnership with HSBC is a great opportunity for designers supported by the BFC Fashion Trust as it will provide them with an unique platform to be mentored by a global financial leader.
BFC Fashion Trust is a charitable initiative founded in February 2011 to offer selected designers mentoring and financial support to promote the art and business of fashion. HSBC’s reach covers 90 per cent of the world’s trade flow putting it in a unique position to provide advise and expertise for designers and retailers as they look for growth opportunities and continue to set global trends.
BFC Fashion Trust is part of a group of BFC business support initiatives and charities aimed at supporting British designers and businesses from school level to emerging talent, and future fashion start-ups through to new establishment and global brands. The business support includes developing websites, e-commerce platforms and brick and mortar stores.
The British fashion industry is known for its creativity, innovation and iconic longevity.