BFC 2017 Fashion Award Nominees

The BFC Fashion Award Nominess are in! Partnered with Swarovski in recognizing creativity and fabulous innovation in fashion, the BFC fashion awards celebrate exceptional individuals whose imagination and creativity have broken new ground over the last 12 months as well as brands and businesses that have transformed the idea of what’s possible in the industry today. The key members of voters that created the list include standout individuals who excel in media, photography, set design, retail, art direction and production totaling 2000 key members of the fashion industry. So, without further ado, the nominees are!

British Emerging Talent – Menswear

Ben Cottrell and Matthew Dainty for Cottweiler

Charles Jeffrey for Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY

Henry Holland for House of Holland

Phoebe English for Phoebe English MAN

Samuel Ross for A-COLD-WALL*

British Emerging Talent – Womenswear

Faustine Steinmetz for Faustine Steinmetz

Matty Bovan for Matty Bovan

Michael Halpern for Halpern

Natalia Alaverdian for A.W.A.K.E

Rejina Pyo for Rejina Pyo

Business Leader

Adrian Joffe for Dover Street Market

Guram Gvasalia for Vetements

José Neves for Farfetch

Marco Bizzarri for Gucci

Ruth & Tom Chapman for Matchesfashion.com

Model of the Year

Adwoa Aboah

Bella Hadid

Gigi Hadid

Kaia Gerber

Winnie Harlow

Urban Luxe Brand

FENTY PUMA by Rihanna

Gosha Rubchinskiy

Off-White

Supreme

Vetements

Accessories Designer of the Year

Alessandro Michele for Gucci

Anthony Vaccarello for Saint Laurent

Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga

Jonathan Anderson for Loewe

Stuart Vevers for Coach

British Designer of the Year – Menswear

Christopher Bailey MBE for Burberry

Craig Green for Craig Green

Grace Wales Bonner for WALES BONNER

Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson

Martine Rose for Martine Rose

British Designer of the Year – Womenswear

Christopher Kane for Christopher Kane

Erdem Moralioglu for Erdem

Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson

Roksanda Ilincic for Roksanda

Sarah Burton OBE for Alexander McQueen

Designer of the Year

Alessandro Michele for Gucci

Jonathan Anderson for Loewe

Maria Grazia Chiuri for Dior

Phoebe Philo for Céline

Raf Simons for Calvin Klein

 

The Fashion Awards 2017 winners will be announced at a gala ceremony held at the iconic Royal Albert Hall, London, attended by 4000 industry members and invitees on Monday 4th December 2017. The event raises money to nurture future generations of fashion talent. The BFC Education Foundation is the charitable partner to The Fashion Awards 2017 in partnership with Swarovski and 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.

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