British Fashion Council (BFC) announces the nominees for the 2013 British Fashion Awards.
The Awards, established in 1989, celebrate the contributions of British designers, creatives, models and style icons that are renowned for the ability to set the global fashion agenda. The category ‘Designer of the Year’ was added to recognize the growing globalization of the fashion industry.
Nominated for the British Fashion Awards there is; Marques’Almeida, Simone Rocha, Thomas Tait for the Emerging Talent Award -Womenswear; Agi & Sam, Christopher Shannon, Craig Green for Emerging Talent Award - Menswear; Alexander McQueen, Burberry, Victoria Beckham for Brand of the Year; Marc Jacobs, Miuccia Prada (Prada), Raf Simons (Dior) for International Designer of the Year; J.W. Anderson, Mary Katrantzou, Peter Pilotto for New Establishment Award; Christopher Bailey (Burberry), Kim Jones (Louis Vuitton), Tom Ford for Menswear Designer of the Year and Christopher Kane, Phoebe Philo (Céline), Sarah Burton (Alexander McQueen) for Womenswear Designer of the Year.
Caroline Rush, CEO British Fashion Council, commented; “On behalf of the British Fashion Council I’d like to congratulate all the nominees and thank the incredible people behind this year’s nominations. Their support, expertise and involvement in the British Fashion Awards really shows the tremendous enthusiasm to recognise and celebrate the talent that defines and sustains our British fashion industry.”
The winners will be announced at this year’s award ceremony to be held at London Coliseum on Monday 2nd December.
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