Christopher Kane wins 2011 BFC/Vogue Fashion Fund
Congratulations to Christopher Kane has won this year's BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund. The Scottish designer took out the prize from fellow nominees Osman Yousefzada, Richard Nicoll, Peter Pilotto, Jonathan Saunders, Patrick Grant of E Tautz, Nicholas Kirkwood and Charlotte Dellal.
Kane will be awarded a handy sum of £200,000 as well as mentoring from some of the industry's leaders. Kane won due to his ambitious business plan and presentation at interview to the judging panel.
Speaking of his win, Kane said: "I am absolutely delighted to be this year's winner of the BFC /Vogue Designer Fashion Fund. It is such an honour to receive this accolade especially when I havesuch huge respect for all the nominees."