The British Fashion Council today announced the names of 13 of London’s brightest emerging fashion design talents, who have been selected to receive BFC NEWGEN sponsorship, supported by Topshop, to show at London Fashion Week in September 2012. NEWGEN recipients for spring summer 2013 sponsored by Topshop are: Catwalk sponsorship: Michael van der Ham; J.W. Anderson; Simone Rocha; Presentation sponsorship: Christopher Raeburn; J.JS Lee; Lucas Nascimento; Marques Almeida; Nasir Mazhar; Sister by Sibling; Exhibition sponsorship: Palmer//Harding; Huishan Zhang; Lim Cooper; Sophia Webster. NEWGEN offers the catwalk designers financial support towards their show costs and the opportunity to use the BFC Catwalk Show Space during LFW. Others receive a sponsored presentation or exhibition space to showcase their collections, offering these emerging UK-based designers an important introduction to influential press and buyers from around the world.