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Just in: The nominees for the 2018 Fashion Awards are revealed

Just in: The nominees for the 2018 Fashion Awards are revealed

Here's who's up for an award this year

Text: Maddison Glendinning


Every year, the fash pack gathers to celebrate at the Fashion Awards in London and this year's nominees have just been released...

The nominees for this year's Fashion Awards 2018 have just been revealed. Each year, the ceremony takes place in London and celebrates the best talent in the industry, both revered legends and rising newcomers. This year's nominees were announced by the British Fashion Council in a ceremony that took place this morning in London and there are some notable new inclusions to the list.

Adut Akech, who made history earlier this year as the second ever black model to play the role of Bride in a Chanel show, is nominated for the first time in the hotly contested Model of the Year category, alongside last year's winner Adwoa Aboah, plus previous nominees Bella Hadid, Winnie Harlow and Kaia Gerber

Richard Quinn, who received the Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design earlier this year from Her Majesty herself after she sat front row at his show, is nominated for the first time in the British Emerging Talent Womenswear category. 

Meghan Markle's go-to designer Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy is up for British Designer of the Year Womenswear and Designer of the Year (in this category she's up against Alessandro Michele, Kim Jones, Pierpaolo Picciolo and Virgil Abloh) , and Riccardo Tisci is nominated for his role at Burberry in both the British Designer of the Year Menswear and Brand of the Year categories. 

See the full list of nominees below:

Accessories Designer of the Year

Alessandro Michele for Gucci

Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga

Jonathan Anderson for Loewe

Maria Grazia Chiuri for Dior

Miuccia Prada for Prada

Brand of the Year

Balenciaga

Burberry

Gucci

Off-White

Prada

British Designer of the Year Menswear

Craig Green for Craig Green

Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson

Kim Jones for Dior Homme

Martine Rose for Martine Rose

Riccardo Tisci for Burberry

British Designer of the Year Womenswear

Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy

Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson

Roksanda Ilinčić for Roksanda

Simone Rocha for Simone Rocha

Victoria Beckham for Victoria Beckham

British Emerging Talent Menswear

Ben Cottrell and Matthew Dainty for Cottweiler

Eden Loweth & Tom Barratt for Art School

Kiko Kostadinov for Kiko Kostadinov

Phoebe English for Phoebe English

Samuel Ross for A-Cold-Wall*

British Emerging Talent Womenswear

Matty Bovan for Matty Bovan

Natalia Alaverdian for A.W.A.K.E.

Rejina Pyo for Rejina Pyo

Richard Quinn for Richard Quinn

Sofia Prantera and Fergus Purcell for Aries

Business Leader

Jonathan Akeroyd for Versace

José Neves for Farfetch

Marco Bizzarri for Gucci

Marco Gobbetti for Burberry

Michael Burke for Louis Vuitton

Designer of the Year

Alessandro Michele for Gucci

Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy

Kim Jones for Dior Homme

Pierpaolo Piccioli for Valentino

Virgil Abloh for Louis Vuitton

Model of the Year

Adut Akech

Adwoa Aboah

Bella Hadid

Kaia Gerber

Winnie Harlow

Urban Luxe

Alyx

Balenciaga

Marine Serre

Off-White

Supreme

The Fashion Awards 2018 will take place on November 10 at the Royal Albert Hall in London. 

Until then, discover how the Meghan Markle effect has helped Australian designers



Source: http://www.buro247.me/fashion/news/queen-elizabeth-makes-her-first-appearance-at-lond.

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