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2017 British Fashion Awards Winners

The British Fashion Council’s annual Fashion Awards (formerly known as the British Fashion Awards) took place Monday evening at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Attended by fashion A-listers like Naomi Campbell, Alexa Chung, Zendaya and many others; the event honored some of the best and most creative people in the fashion world.

See the list of winners below

Designer Of The Year
Recognises an international designer whose innovative collections have made a notable impact on the industry, defining the shape of global fashion.

WINNER – Raf Simons for Calvin Klein

Accessories Designer of the Year
Celebrates a designer that has proven instrumental in elevating accessories to the forefront of the fashion industry, demonstrating a skill for both creativity and commerce, and establishing their brand as a global fashion leader.
WINNER – Jonathan Anderson for Loewe

Business Leader
This award recognises the work of a CEO or President of a fashion business who has overseen both creative and commercial success in the past year. With a natural aptitude to nurture both creative talent and commercial growth, the ‘Business Leader’ enables creative freedom alongside financial stability, which in turn generates innovation and excitement within the industry and beyond.
WINNER – Marco Bizzarri for Gucci

Urban Luxe Award
Celebrating the innovation and influence of a contemporary apparel brand, the recipient of this award has redefined the way ‘sportswear’ is perceived across the globe, elevating ‘casual’ to high end and directional fashion.
WINNER – Off-White

Model of the Year
Recognises the global impact of a model, male or female, who over the last 12 months has dominated the industry. With an influence that transcends the catwalk, the Model of The Year has made an outstanding contribution to the industry, garnering numerous editorial and advertising campaigns throughout the year.
WINNER – Adwoa Aboah

British Emerging Talent – Womenswear
Recognising new British womenswear talent, this award celebrates a British based womenswear or accessories designer who over the last 12 months has had a major creative impact on global fashion.
WINNER – Michael Halpern for Halpern

British Emerging Talent – Menswear
Celebrating emerging talent in British menswear, this award recognises the innovation and creative influence from a British-based menswear or accessories designer, whose collections have gained international attention this year.
WINNER – Charles Jeffrey for Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY

British Designer of the Year – Womenswear
Celebrating a British womenswear designer that has been instrumental in innovating and leading women’s fashion over the last year – excelling both creatively and commercially, creating an impressive footprint on the global fashion stage.
WINNER – Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson

British Designer of the Year – Menswear
Recognises a leading British menswear designer who has consistently made a global impact with their innovative and creative designs, shaping the burgeoning international menswear landscape.

WINNER – Craig Green for CRAIG GREEN

Outstanding Contribution to British Fashion Award
The Outstanding Achievement Award celebrates the overwhelming creative contribution of an individual to the fashion industry, who throughout their illustrious career has constantly shaped and reshaped the fashion world through their innovation and creativity. Their influence has reached far beyond the industry, influencing the way the general public perceive and consume fashion. This timeless visionary remains an inspiration to both peers and protégés alike.
WINNER – Christopher Bailey MBE

Swarovski Award for Positive Change
The Swarovski Award for Positive Change recognises and celebrates brands or individuals who promote the welfare of others and generously use their resources to benefit good causes.
WINNER – Maria Grazia Chiuri for Dior

Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator
Recognising the very best innovators and creatives in fashion, this award celebrates invaluable contributions that have changed the entire fashion landscape. With a discerning eye and incessant drive, this creative has brought designers’ creations to life and helped create worlds within brands.. Their dedication to the craft has garnered legions of fans and the incredible body of work has already left an indelible mark on the entire industry and garnered legions of fans.
WINNER – Pat McGrath MBE

Fashion Icon
The Fashion Icon Award celebrates the creativity and innovation, glamour and power of Versace and recognises both the incredible fashion legacy of Gianni Versace and the role Donatella Versace has played in maintaining the iconic brand her brother created as well as supporting, mentoring and championing many young British designers and young designers around the world.
WINNER – Versace & Artistic Director Donatella Versace

Special Recognition Award for Innovation
Special Recognition Award for Innovation celebrates Stella McCartney’s outstanding contribution to the fashion industry. McCartney will be honoured for her commitment to sustainable fashion, material innovation and for utilising her influence to create a positive environmental impact on the industry.

Stella McCartney OBE

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