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Nine emerging talents have been selected to showcase their Spring/Summer ’14 collections at London Fashion Week, under the designer support initiative, NewGen, sponsored by Topshop. “Topshop is incredibly proud of its support of NewGen and it is a testament to the success of the platform that such strong talent comes through every season,” says Mary Homer, managing director of Topshop. “We’re committed to the future of NewGen, to ensure that we continue to help develop and nurture young British designers.” One of the winners for presentation sponsorship is shoe designer Sophia Webster, whose designs are already available on Net-a-Porter.com. London Fashion Week Spring/ Summer ’14 runs from September 13 to 17.
NewGen Spring/ Summer ’14 winners. From left: Liam Fahy, Cozette McCreery ( Sister by Sibling), Paulo Almeida ( Marques Almeida), Joe Bates ( Sister by Sibling), Jackie Lee ( J. JS Lee), Sid Bryan ( Sister by Sibling), Paula Gerbase (1205), Marta Marques ( Marques Almeida), Lucas Nascimento, Sophia Webster, and Simone Rocha. Not pictured: Nasir Mazhar