NewGen Men Spring 2015 Winners Announced

British Style Council Lists NewGen Males Winners

A Topman-sponsored talent initiative has revealed which young designers it is backing for spring/summer 2015.

NewGen Males, which provides economic and company support to emerging talent, is to welcome 2 new names, following the departure of Shaun Samson and Martine Rose, the British Style Council has confirmed.

Alex Mullins and Craig Green will join 8 existing names from final season, such as Agi & Sam, Lee Roach and Matthew Miller.

Along with legal and commercial guidance from top firms, the menswear stars will also be provided the opportunity to showcase their styles at London Collections: Guys in June.

Chief executive of the BFC Caroline Rush mentioned the full list, which also consists of Astrid Andersen, Widespread, Diego Vanassibara, Kit Neale and Nasir Mazhar, represents “a generation of extraordinary menswear talent”.

The NewGen Men programme aims to assist the designers in their bid to turn into globally recognised names. Earlier recipients include J.W Andersen, James Extended and Christopher Shannon.

1st time winner Alex Mullins spoke of the pleasure of joining “a extended line of the UK’s most forward considering and cutting edge designers”.

Craig Green added: “The help is an extremely worthwhile tool in permitting me to progress my business.

Founded in 2009, the NewGen Men committee contains a number names across the fashion and magazine industries such as Catherine Hayward, Esquire Gordon Richardson, Topman Imogen Fox, The Guardian Robert Johnston, GQ and Sam Lobban, MR PORTER.

London Collections: Males SS15 will run from 15th to 17th June 2014, with the full schedule to be announced next week.

Alex Mullins AW14
Craig Green SS14
Craig Green SS14
Craig Green SS14

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