British Fashion Council Announces The Winners Of Their 2016 Awards

Nominees included the likes of Vetements, Gigi Hadid and Jonathan Anderson.


The British Fashion Awards were held December 5th at The Royal Albert Hall in London. The event saw 4, 000 people from the fashion industries attend, from models such as Gigi Hadid to grime artists such as Skepta, there was quite the variety of people.

Some of the awards available included International Urban Luxury Brand which saw brands such as Palace and OFF-WHITE receives nominations. Alongside this saw the much-anticipated International Ready-to-Wear Designer of the Year, which went to Balenciaga and Vetements designer, Demna Gvasalia.

And now onto the winners of each category:

British Emerging Talent: Molly Goddard
The Swarovski Award for Positive Change: Franca Sozzani (Editor in Chief, Vogue Italia & L’Uomo Vogue)
British Menswear Designer: Craig Green for Craig Green
British Womenswear Designer: Simone Rocha for Simone Rocha
Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator: Bruce Weber (Photographer)
Special Recognition: Celebrating 100 years of British Vogue
British Brand: Alexander McQueen
International Business Leader: Marco Bizzari (President and CEO, GUCCI)
International Urban Luxury Brand: Vetements
New Fashion Icons: Jaden & Willow Smith
International Model: Gigi Hadid
International Accessories Designer: Alessandro Michele for Gucci
International Ready-to-Wear Designer: Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga
Outstanding Achievement in Fashion: Ralph Lauren

What are your thoughts on the winners of each category?

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