UNITED-KINGDOM/ London: The Fashion Award Honorees 2016
December 07 2016
The Fashion Awards 2016 in partnership with Swarovski has been held at the iconic Royal Albert Hall last Monday 5th of December to celebrate the best of British and international talent from the global fashion community. This year’s Fashion Awards has raised funds for the British Fashion Council’s Education Foundation charity for education scholarships to help the best talent attend leading fashion colleges.
The prizes and honorees are:
>Swarovski Award for Positive Change:Recognizing and celebrating a brand or individual who promotes the welfare of others and generously use their resources to benefit good causes:Franca Sozzani >Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator:Recognizing a fashion creator for their outstanding contribution to the global fashion industry:Bruce Weber >Outstanding Achievement:Celebrating an individual for their significant contribution to the global fashion industry:Ralph Lauren >New Fashion Icons:Jaden and Willow Smith >Special Recognition:Celebrating an individual or moment that has shaped or influenced the global fashion industry this year:British Vogue >British Emerging Talent:A British innovative and directional womenswear, menswear or accessories designer who is emerging as a growing force in the British fashion industry:Molly Goddard >British Menswear Designer:A British ready-to-wear designer who has been instrumental in leading men’s fashion in the past year:Craig Green for Craig Green >British Womenswear Designer:A British ready-to-wear designer who has been instrumental in leading women’s fashion in the past year:Simone Rocha >British Brand:A leading British based accessories, menswear or womenswear brand that has made an impact on the international stage this year in areas that include dynamic campaigns, multiple stores in international markets and e-commerce:Alexander McQueen >International Business Leader:CEO or President of a fashion business that has seen both creative and commercial success while nurturing and celebrating the creative talent within the business:Marco Bizzarri for Gucci >International Urban Luxury Brand:A sportswear brand which wholly operates in this area or elevates itself through collaborations:Vetements >International Model:A male or female model that has contributed most to the international fashion scene in the past year and has demonstrated influence beyond the catwalk:Gigi Hadid >International Accessories Designer:Recognizing an internationally acclaimed, leading accessories designer that has directed the shape of fashion globally in the past year:Alessandro Michele for Gucci >International Ready-To-Wear Designer:Recognizing an internationally acclaimed, leading ready-to-wear womenswear or menswear designer that has directed the shape of fashion globally in the past year:Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga