The Fashion Awards 2016
The British Fashion Council (BFC) is delighted to announce the winners of The Fashion Awards 2016 in partnership with Swarovski. On 5th December at the Royal Albert Hall 4,000 members of the industry and the public gathered to watch this year’s awards, where an international set of winners were announced at a larger ceremony than ever before. The room was a who’s who of the fashion industry and their muses; business leaders, creative influencers, global brands, fashion icons and designers from across the globe came together to celebrate their industry. Notable attendees included Anna Wintour OBE, Carine Roitfeld, Dame Natalie Massenet, David Beckham OBE, Domhnall Gleeson, Gigi Hadid, Joan Smalls, Karlie Kloss, Kate Beckinsale, Kate Moss, Lady Gaga, Lara Stone, Marilyn Manson, Mario Testino OBE, Nadja Swarovski, Naomi Campbell, Salma Hayek Pinault, Skepta, Stella Tennant and Tom Ford.
British Emerging Talent
A British innovative and directional womenswear, menswear or accessories designer who is emerging as a growing force in the British fashion industry.
British Menswear Designer
A British ready-to-wear designer who has been instrumental in leading men’s fashion in the past year.
Craig Green for Craig Green
British Womenswear Designer
A British ready-to-wear designer who has been instrumental in leading women’s fashion in the past year.
Simone Rocha for Simone Rocha
The Swarovski Award for Positive Change
Recognising and celebrating a brand or individual who promotes the welfare of others and generously use their resources to benefit good causes.
Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator
Recognising a fashion creator for their outstanding contribution to the global fashion industry.
Celebrating an individual or moment that has shaped or influenced the global fashion industry this year.
100 Years of British Vogue
A leading British based accessories, menswear or womenswear brand that has made an impact on the international stage this year in areas that include dynamic campaigns, multiple stores in international markets and e-commerce.
International Business Leader
CEO or President of a fashion business that has seen both creative and commercial success while nurturing and celebrating the creative talent within the business.
Marco Bizzarri for Gucci
International Urban Luxury Brand
A sportswear brand which wholly operates in this area or elevates itself through collaborations.
International Accessories Designer
Recognising an internationally acclaimed, leading accessories designer that has directed the shape of fashion globally in the past year.
Alessandro Michele for Gucci
International Ready-to-Wear Designer
Recognising an internationally acclaimed, leading ready-to-wear womenswear or menswear designer that has directed the shape of fashion globally in the past year.
Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga
A male or female model that has contributed most to the international fashion scene in the past year and has demonstrated influence beyond the catwalk.
New Fashion Icon
Jaden & Willow Smith
Celebrating Creative Influencers
Recognising the individuals whose influence behind-the-scenes has greatly impacted the fashion industry this year.
Celebrating an individual for their significant contribution to the global fashion industry.