British Fashion Council Announces Nominees for the Fashion Awards 2016

The Fashion Awards 2016 Official Nominees AnnouncementOn October 25th, Dame Natalie Massenet, Chairman of the British Fashion Council (BFC) announced the nominations for The Fashion Awards 2016, alongside Karlie Kloss, Ambassador for the event’s lead partner Swarovski and Caroline Rush, BFC CEO.

The announcement took place during a brunch, at Soho House West Hollywood in LA, attended by media, stylists, talent managers, retailers and friends of the BFC. The Awards nominations were simultaneously revealed at a screening at the Mondrian London and digitally via a private URL to influential international media and retailers.

The Fashion Awards 2016 Nominees are:
BRITISH EMERGING TALENT

  • Alessandra Rich
  • Charles Jeffrey
  • Faustine Steinmetz
  • Molly Goddard
  • Self Portrait

BRITISH MENSWEAR DESIGNER

  • Craig Green for Craig Green
  • Grace Wales Bonner for Wales Bonner
  • Jonathan Anderson for J.W.Anderson
  • Tom Ford for Tom Ford
  • Dame Vivienne Westwood for Vivienne Westwood

BRITISH WOMENSWEAR DESIGNER

  • Christopher Kane for Christopher Kane
  • Jonathan Anderson for J.W. Anderson
  • Roksanda Ilincic for Roksanda
  • Sarah Burton OBE for Alexander McQueen
  • Simone Rocha for Simone Rocha

BRITISH BRAND

  • Alexander McQueen
  • Burberry
  • Christopher Kane
  • Erdem
  • Stella McCartney

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LEADER

  • Adrian Joffe for Comme des Garçons & Dover Street Market
  • Christopher Bailey MBE for Burberry
  • Guram Gvasalia for Vetements
  • Marco Bizzarri for Gucci
  • Stefano Sassi for Valentino

INTERNATIONAL URBAN LUXURY BRAND

  • Adidas
  • Gosha Rubchinskiy
  • Off-White
  • Palace
  • Vetements

INTERNATIONAL MODEL

  • Adwoa Aboah
  • Bella Hadid
  • Gigi Hadid
  • Kendall Jenner
  • Lineisy Montero

INTERNATIONAL ACCESSORIES DESIGNER

  • Alessandro Michele for Gucci
  • Anya Hindmarch MBE for Anya Hindmarch
  • Johnny Coca for Mulberry
  • Jonathan Anderson for Loewe
  • Stuart Vevers for Coach

INTERNATIONAL READY-TO-WEAR DESIGNER

  • Alessandro Michele for Gucci
  • Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga
  • Donatella Versace for Versace
  • Jonathan Anderson for Loewe
  • Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy

The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony held at the iconic Royal Albert Hall, London in front of 4000 people on Monday 5th December. The Fashion Awards 2016 in partnership with Swarovski will be the first awards to celebrate the international industry, from business to creativity, from emerging talent to fashion icons.

The Fashion Awards 2016 will act as the inaugural annual fundraiser gala for the BFC Education Foundation charity, supporting talent of the future. The Education Foundation offers scholarships to talented young people to study at the best universities as well as opportunities to fund apprenticeships to develop much needed industry skills.

Additional awards will be made on the night, recognising incredible career milestones for four individuals and celebrating the role of Creative Influencers in the industry. The recipients of these special awards will be announced before the event.

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