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Simone Rocha and J.W. Anderson Return for More NewGen Funds

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Simone Rocha at her Spring 2013 show, via Getty
Simone Rocha at her Spring 2013 show, via Getty

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The British Fashion Council and Topshop's latest round of F/W 2013 NewGen sponsorships include returning recipients J.W. Anderson and Simone Rocha, who will have their runway shows funded again, and Christopher Raeburn, J.JS Lee, Marques'Almeida, Nasir Mazhar, Sophia Webster, Sister by Sibling, and Lucas Nascimento, who each get funds for stage presentations.

Newbies to the ten-year-old showcase include tailoring wunderkind Paula Gerbase and footwear designer Liam Fahy, who will both stage exhibitions, alongside more returning labels Maarten van der Horst, 1205, Palmer//Harding and Huishan Zhang. Now all we have to do is try not to go permanently cross-eyed keeping an eye on all these young talents.
· J.W. Anderson, Simone Rocha Get Grants [WWD]
· Topshop's Latest Crop of NEWGEN Designers Announced [Racked]
· Take a Look at JW Anderson's Topshop Capsule Before You go Back-to-School Shopping [Racked]