British Fashion Awards 2011

by - Monday, November 28, 2011


Evening readers,
This evening I’m proud to be posting about the most fashionable award ceremony in the Fashion calendar. Tonight at the Savoy Hotel and theatre it will be a night of recognising the influential people in fashion today and celebrating the reputation and development of British fashion.

Each category represents an achievement, which has either been displaced as an event or a collection. The night is about celebrating fashionable achievements over 2011. Here is some information about each category.

Emerging Talent RTW
A directional designer who is emerging as an influential force in British fashion in the Ready-To-Wear category.
Emerging Talent Accessories
An innovative and directional accessories designer who is emerging as an influential force in British fashion in the Accessories category

Emerging Talent Menswear
designer who is emerging as an influential force in British menswear ready-to-wear design.
Model
A British model who has contributed most to the international fashion scene in the past year.

Designer Brand
A leading British based designer brand that has excelled and made an impact on the international stage over the past year.
Menswear Designer
British designer of ready-to-wear and bespoke tailoring who has been instrumental in enhancing men's fashion in the past year.

British Style Award
The British Style award, brought to you by Vodafone, is for an individual who embodies the spirit of London and is an international ambassador for London as a leading creative fashion capital.

Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator
A British stylist, make-up artist, photographer, art director or producer whose creativity has been a major inspiration and influence in the past year
Red Carpet
a British designer who is creating global awareness of their designs in the media.

BFC Outstanding Achievement in Fashion
An award recognizing one designer who throughout their career has influenced and inspired the global fashion industry.
Accessory Designer
The leading British designer of shoes, jewellery, millinery or accessories within the past year
New Establishment
A new category for 2011, to seek and recognise a particular movement in British fashion that is taking the industry by storm.

Designer of the Year
The ultimate accolade, which recognises an internationally acclaimed, leading British designer of couture, ready-to-wear, knitwear or accessories who has directed the shape of fashion in the past year both in the UK and internationally.
Here are the nominees for each of the different sections of the awards categories:

Emerging Talent Award- RTW

Emerging Talent Award- Accessories
Nominees: Jordan Askill, Nasir Mazhar and Tabitha Simmons.

Emerging Talent Award- Menswear

Nominees: Christopher Raeburn, James Long and J.W. Anderson.

Model
Nominees: Georgia Jagger, Kristen McMenamy, and Stella Tennant

Designer Brand
Nominees: Burberry, Stella McCartney, Tom Ford and Victoria Beckham.

Menswear Designer
Nominees: Kim Jones, Margaret Howell and Oliver Spencer.
Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator
Nominees: Guido Palau, Katie Grand and Sam Gainsbury

Red Carpet Award
Nominees: Antonio Berardi, Stella McCartney and Victoria Beckham.

BFC Outstanding Achievement in Fashion

Accessory Designer
Nominees: Charlotte Olympia, Emma Hill for Mulberry and Katie Hillier.

New Establishment

Designer of the Year
 Nominees: Christopher Kane, Erdem and Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen.

Watch out for my tweets on the sidebar, because I will be tweeting all the action from the awards event tonight. Good luck to all the designers who have been nominated for awards!

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