British Fashion Council Releases Nominee List for The Fashion Awards 2016

The nominees of the British Fashion Council’s Fashion Awards 2016 are finally here.

The nominations were just announced at a brunch at Soho House West Hollywood by Dame Natalie Massenet, chairman of the British Fashion Council. Karlie Kloss, an ambassador for the event’s lead partner Swarvoski, and Caroline Rush, BFC’s CEO were also in attendance.

Jonathan Anderson, Alessandro Michele and Christopher Kane are a few of the nominees that stand out, with multiple chances of taking an award home.

The Fashion Awards, while carrying a focus on the British fashion scene, make sure to recognize the talents of intentional brands and designers in categories like International Accessories Designer and International Business Leader.

“The shortlisted nominees prove the incredible talent we are so fortunate to work with both at home and abroad. This year’s ceremony will be thrilling and I look forward to welcoming all our guests to London and to what has become one of the most-anticipated highlights of the global fashion calendar.”

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Karlie Kloss at The Fashion Awards 2015.

The winners are to be announced at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Monday, December 5th—the ceremony will serve as a fundraiser gala for the BFC Education Foundation.

Here’s the full list of nominees:

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
  • Gurum Gvasalia for Vetements
  • Marco Bizzarri for Gucci
  • Stefano Sassi for Valentino

International Urban Luxury Brand

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

International Model

International Accessories Designer

  • Alessandro Michele for Gucci
  • Anya Hindmarch MBE for Anya Hindmarch
  • Johnny Coco 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

 

Original article from Business of Fashion: https://www.businessoffashion.com/articles/news-analysis/british-fashion-council-announces-nominees-for-the-fashion-awards-2016

Picture: CNN

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