The British Fashion Council (BFC) has announced the ten emerging menswear designers that will present their fall/winter’16-17 collections at London Collections Men (LCM) in January 2016, thanks to the Newgen Men committee support. This support encompasses a catwalk show, presentation or an installation at LCM together with funds and business mentoring.

To the nine existing Newgen Men designers –Agi & Sam, Alex Mullins, Astrid Andersen, Bobby Abley, Cottweiler, Craig Green, Diego Vanassibara, Nasir Mazhar and Pieter- arrives a new addition: Liam Hodges, who will hold a catwalk show.

The Newgen Men committee was born in September 2009 and is made up of: Ben Banks, Four Marketing; Catherine Hayward, Esquire; Charlie Porter, Financial Times; Damien Paul, Matchesfashion.com; Darren Skey, Harvey Nichols; Gordon Richardson, Topman; Jason Griffiths, Topman; Lulu Kennedy, Fashion East; Robert Johnston, GQ; Sam Lobban, Mr Porter; Terry Betts, Thread. Members of the BFC on the committee include Anna Orsini, Barbara Grispini, Caroline Rush CBE, Laura Hinson, Michelle de Conto and Simon Ward.