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The British Fashion Council and Topshop have just announced the latest recipients of NEWGEN sponsorship for the Spring / Summer 2013 season. In total, 13 designers will be supported through financial aid, mentoring and show space.

JW Anderson, Simone Rocha and Michael Van Der Ham are the lucky young womenswear designers who will see NEWGEN supporting their catwalk show at London Fashion Week in September. The other emerging designers will receive presentation or exhibition sponsorship, with all 13 showing in the NEWGEN space at London Fashion Week.

The full NEWGEN lineup is:

Christopher Raeburn
Huishan Zhang
J. Jse Lee
W.W Anderson
Lim Cooper
Lucas Nascimento
Marques Almeida
Michael Van Der Ham
Nasir Mazhar
Palmer//Harding
Simone Rocha
Sister by Sibling
Sophia Webster

Caroline Rush, Chief Executive, British Fashion Council said of the initiative, "We are delighted to support this exceptionally talented group of designers and would like to thank Topshop for their support as a sponsor that is now synonymous with NEWGEN. The calibre of design and talent in the UK fashion industry is outstanding and continues to grow from strength to strength".