Now in its sixth year, the program's focus on founders of color comes as part of Sephora's increasing number of commitments to increasing BIPOC representation in prestige beauty and on Sephora shelves.
The BFC unveiled its newly-digital Fashion Awards on Thursday evening and instead of just replacing the usual live event with an online version, it changed the format to reflect the huge change happening in 2020.
The program will provide those selected with business-building bootcamp, one-on-one mentorship, monetary funding including grants, and a shot at pitching their company to industry experts, investors and Sephora leaders.
The final day of this New York fashion season concluded with a surprise collaboration between Christian Cowan and Lil Nas X, a voter registration campaign from Tanya Taylor, and a backyard party from Christian Siriano.
Though the Women's March has come and gone, fashion is not losing its support of Planned Parenthood. A collective of shoe designers, headed by Chloe Gosselin, has banded together to support the initiative.