The Fashion Trust is a philanthropic initiative funded by a dynamic group of over 140 patrons including entrepreneurs, investors and business people. 
 
As part of the membership, the Fashion Trust curates a cultural programme of events which offer an insight into the global fashion landscape. Events include: studio visits; in conversations with key industry leaders; trend briefings; fashion business talks and curator-led tours at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
 
Additional donor benefits available to members include partner services; private order events; access to the members only section of the Fashion Trust website, to further engage with the the events programme and the members’ network. 

For further information please contact Karen Malacarne

2017 Programme
BFC Fashion Trust Reception to award the recipients of the 2017 grants, hosted by Megha Mittal
Tech Briefing: 'The Facebook Story' with Nicola Mendelsohn and Morin Oluwole
In Conversation: will.i.am in conversation with JoseĢ Neves, Founder & CEO of Farfetch
Studio Visits: Roksanda, Sharon Wauchob and Eudon Choi
Private View: 'House Style: Five Centuries of Fashion at Chatsworth' with Laura Burlington
Workshop; An Investment Round Table with Mark Esiri, Director of Venrex Investment Management
Trends Briefing: 'Fashion Futures: A forecast of emerging technologies and consumer trends' with future thinker Sophie Hackford and entrepreneur Pia Stanchina
Private View: ‘Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion’ with the exhibition curator Cassie Davis-Strodder
Trends Briefing: ‘Focus Filter’ by Chris Sanderson, Co-Founder, The Future Laboratory

2016 Programme
BFC Fashion Trust Reception to award the recipients of the 2016 grants, hosted by Megha Mittal
BFC Fashion Trust Breakfast with the Patrons and the 2016-17 Designers
Fashion Insight Talk: Lucy Yeomans, Editor in Chief of Porter magazine
Fashion Insight Talk: Stefan Siegel, CEO and Founder Not Just A Label
Fashion Insight Talk: William Kim, CEO AllSaints
In Conversation: ‘The Perfumer’s Story’ Azzi Glasser with Jack Guinness
In Conversation: Julie de Libran, Creative Director of Sonia Rykiel with Bay Garnett
In Conversation: Paul Smith with Sarah Miller
In Conversation: Livia Firth with Cameron Saul
Panel discussion: ‘Building a Jewellery Business in the 21st Century’ Annoushka Ducas, Carolina Bucci and Diane Kordas in conversation with Lucia Van Der Post
Panel discussion: Mary Katrantzou, Miroslava Duma and Nasiba Adilova in conversation with Jo Ellison
Panel discussion: ‘Brexit: First Impressions’ Caroline Rush, Carmen Busquets and Hugh Devlin
Partner event: ‘The Farfetched Story’ with José Neves, Raphaela Salas, Erica Allen and Stephanie Horton
Private View: ‘Vogue 100’ with the exhibition curator Robin Muir
Studio Visit: Easton Neston and Max Studio, hosted by Leon Max
Studio Visits: Anna Laub of Prism in conversations with Elle Hackford and Nicholas Kirkwood with Tilly Macalister-Smith
Trends Briefing: ‘Backlash Brands’ by Chris Sanderson, Co-Founder, The Future Laboratory
 

2015 Programme
BFC Fashion Trust Reception to award the recipients of the 2015 grants, hosted by Megha Mittal
Fashion and Digital Talk: ‘Best Customer, Worst Service: Delivering Excellence in a Digital World’ by Martin Bartle, Global Communications and Ecommerce Director at Agent Provocateur  
Fashion and Digital Talk: Simon Gresham Jones, Vice President of Digital Marketing, Burberry
Fashion Insight Talk: ‘A personal view of Fashion’ by Justine Picardie, Editor in Chief of Harper’s Bazaar           Fashion Insight Talk: Caroline Issa, CEO of the Tank Group
In Conversation: Juliet Warkentin, Amazon Fashion Director with Lauretta Roberts, WGSN Director Brand & Propositions
In Conversation: Victoria Beckham with Tim Blanks, Editor At Large, Business of Fashion
Private View: ‘Alexander McQueen – Savage Beauty’ with the exhibition curator Claire Wilcox
Private View: ‘Allen Jones’ with the exhibition curator Edith Devaney
Studio Visit: Alessandra Rich in conversation with Mariella Tandy, Tatler
Studio Visit: Malone Souliers in conversation with Emily Zak, Porter
Studio Visit: Alexander Lewis and Barbara Casasola in conversations with Tim Blanks, Editor-at-Large Style.com
Studio Visit: David Koma and Marios Schwab in conversation with Jessica Bumpus, Fashion Features Editor, Vogue.co.uk
Studio Visit: Palmer//Harding and Fyodor Golan in conversation with Jessica Bumpus, Fashion Features Editor, Vogue.co.uk
Trends Briefing: ‘The Optimised Self’ by Chris Sanderson, Co-Founder, The Future Laboratory
Trends Briefing: ‘The Sharded Self’ by Chris Sanderson, Co-Founder, The Future Laboratory
 

2014 Programme
Exhibition Preview: ‘The Glamour of Italian Fashion, 1945 to 2014’ with the exhibition curator Sonnett Stanfill
Fashion Insight Talk: Visit of the Condé Nast College with a talk by Susie Forbes, Principal
Fashion Insight Talk: Carmela Acampora, Ex Vice President Burberry Emerging Markets
Fashion Insight Talk: Helen David, Fashion Director, Harrods
In Conversation: Charlotte Tilbury with Sali Hughes, Beauty Editor, The Guardian
In Conversation: Erdem with Emma Elwick-Bates, Fashion News Editor, Vogue
In Conversation: Solange Azagury-Partridge with Fiona Golfar, Editor-at-Large, Vogue
Private View: Curator led tour of the V&A’s Clothworkers Centre for the Study and Conservation of Fashion
Store Event: ‘Journey of a Dress’ with Diane Von Furstenberg and Tom Chapman, CEO & Co-Founder of Matches
Studio Visit: Emilio de la Morena in conversation with Paula Goldstein, Founder and Editor in Chief of Voyage D’Etudes
Studio Visit: Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos in conversation with Alexander Fury, Fashion Editor, The Independent
Studio Visit: Rejina Pyo in conversation with Harriet Quick, Freelance Journalist and Author
Studio Visit: House of Holland and Lucas Nascimento
Studio Visit: Richard Nicoll and Sophia Webster in conversation with Charlie Harrington, Creative Director and Fashion Stylist
Studio Visit: Zoe Jordan & Emilia Wickstead in conversation with Jessica Bumpus, Fashion Features Editor, Vogue.co.uk
Trends Briefing: ‘The Flat Age’ by Chris Sanderson, Co-Founder, The Future Laboratory

2013 Programme
BFC Fashion Trust Reception hosted by Tania Fares
Book Launch: ‘Chloe Attitudes’ book launch by Chloe & Rizzoli with Clare Waight Keller
Fashion Insight Talk: Paul Teague, CEO Net-a-Porter, Asia Pacific
Fashion Insight Talk: Steven Kolb, CEO of CFDA
In Conversation: Alexandra Shulman, Editor of British Vogue with Tom Chapman, CEO & Co-Founder of Matches
In Conversation: Livia Firth, Founder of Green Carpet Challenge with Orsola de Castro, Co-Founder of Estethica & From Somewhere
In Conversation: Paul van Zyl, CEO & Founder of Maiyet and Kristy Caylor, President and Creative Director
Private View: ‘NEWGEN Exhibition’ with Emma Elwick-Bates, Fashion News Editor, Vogue
Private View: ‘Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980’s’ with the exhibition curator Claire Wilcox
Studio Visit: Anya Hindmarch in conversation with Avril Groom, Luxury Goods Professional
Studio Visit: Holly Fulton, Lou Dalton and James Long in conversation with Alexandra Fullerton, Fashion Director, Stylist
Studio Visit: Alice Temperley and Philip Treacy
Studio Visit: Michael van der Ham and Giles Deacon in conversation with Emily Sheffield, Deputy Editor of British Vogue
Trends Briefing: ‘The Future of Retail’ by Chris Sanderson, Co-Founder, The Future Laboratory