Stella McCartney new patron of Designer for Tomorrow

Updated: Apr 24, 2013, 12:54 PM IST

London: British designer Stella McCartney has been named the patron of Designer for Tomorrow (DFT), a contest held as a part of Berlin Fashion Week.

The competition first started in 2009.

"I`m looking forward to supporting the young fashion talents and I`m curious about all the applications and the potential that we can expect," quoted McCartney as saying.

Before her, designer Marc Jacobs played the role.