Fashion Award, the UK’s answer to the Met Gala, will take place on Monday night at the Royal Albert Hall in London to celebrate and recognize what the fashion industry has achieved over the past year.
The big prizes of the night were the Designer of the Year Award and the BFC Foundation Award for emerging talent.
Nominees for the Designer of the Year award include creative director Balenciaga Demna Gvasalia, Loewe Creative Director and JW Anderson founder Jonathan Anderson, Dior Men’s Artistic Director and Fendi Artistic Director of women’s couture, ready-to-wear and fur collections Kim Jones, Prada . co-creative director Miuccia Prada, and Raf Simons, as well as Daniel Lee, who farewell to Bottega Veneta in the first day of this month.
The British Fashion Council noted that, over the past year, Michele introduced Gucci’s Aria and Love Parade collections, launched the Vault by Gucci and opened Gucci Garden Archetypes exhibition and the Gucci Archive in Florence, “further expanding the scope of what a traditional high-fashion brand should be.”
Trailblazer Awards Presented at Fashion Award in 2018, and as one of the Special Recognition Awards, recognizing fashion innovators and innovators whose work over the past year has changed the game and has dramatically shaped the industry. industry”.
The rest of the ceremony will focus on a new format, highlighting 15 Leaders of Change across three areas: environment, people and innovation.
https://wwd.com/fashion-news/fashion-scoops/get-to-know-fashion-awards-nominees-1235003698/ Get acquainted with this year’s Fashion Award nominations – WWD