The royal wedding turned into a social media celebration for British designer names with analysis from InfluencerDB showing huge media coverage generated by Clare Waight Keller, Stella McCartney, Kim Jones and more.
Aries, Nabil Nayal, and Teija are the trio of newcomers who will have a share of the £380,000 that is available in grants from this year's BFC Fashion Trust, as well tapping into a major mentoring programme.
News from the BFC is coming thick and fast at the moment. Just a day after naming Farfetch exec Stephanie Phair as its new Chair, the group has unveiled David Beckham in the brand new role of Ambassadorial President.
The higher end of the UK fashion sector could be hit hard come Brexit as leaving the EU will wipe out a major chunk of copyright protection for British designers and could even endanger London Fashion Week.
Call it a bumper London Fashion Week; with some epic shows, brilliant displays of experimental fashion; the debut of great heritage brand and a fond farewell to the most successful British designer of this century.