In 2016, as the Graduate Fashion Foundation celebrated its 25th Anniversary, four Lifetime Patrons were announced: Christopher Bailey CBE, Nick Knight OBE, Victoria Beckham OBE and the late Dame Vivienne Westwood DBE RDI. They were joined by Diane Von Furstenberg and Nadja Swarovski in 2018, and Dame Zandra Rhodes DBE RDI in 2019.