08 March 2012

Christopher Bailey annanounced as Chair for Fashion Fringe

Christopher Bailey annanounced as Chair for Fashion Fringe
Fashion Fringe, a leading platform supporting emerging fashion talent in the UK, today announced that Christopher Bailey, Burberry Chief Creative Officer, will sit as Chair for the award for the next two years. Christopher Bailey, who completed his design studies in the UK, has a long-standing history of supporting and mentoring emerging British design talent, regularly undertaking additional work to support a cross section of charitable organisations and initiatives. As Chair of Fashion Fringe, Christopher will help to launch the careers of undiscovered British design talents. The role will see him solely judge, select and mentor three Finalists and the Winner of the 2012 award.

Christopher Bailey said: “Fashion Fringe provides a wonderful platform to develop emerging creative talent and I am very proud to be partnering with them to unearth the next generation of exciting designers. The support, mentoring and guidance I received at the early stages of my career gave me the belief and self-confidence to explore the many wonderful opportunities that I've had.”

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