Announced: The 2016 Fashion Awards nominees

Announced: The 2016 Fashion Awards nominees


Text: Meeran Mekkaoui

Editor: Shannon Wylie

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In just over one month, the British Fashion Council will have a new best in womenswear, menswear and accessories. And the nominees are…

The nominees for the 2016 Fashion Awards have just been announced. In an intimate soiree hosted by Chairman of the British Fashion Council, Dame Natalie Massenet, and Chief Executive Officer of the British Fashion Council, Caroline Rush, retailers, stylists and media gathered at West Hollywood's Soho House to reveal the final list of nominees.

With a broader scope in category lists compared to last year's Fashion Awards — think new categories including International Model and International Accessories Designer now adding to the long-running awards — nominees including Gucci's Alessandro Michele for International Ready-to-Wear Designer, Adidas for International Urban Luxury Brand, Anya Hindmarch for International Accessories Designer and Self Portrait for British Emerging Talent all round out the list.

Speaking about the nominees, Chairman of the British Fashion Council, Dame Natalie Massenet said: "Huge congratulations to all the Fashion Awards 2016 nominees! It's an incredible achievement and a very well-deserved recognition for their achievements... This year's ceremony will be thrilling and I look forward to welcoming all our guests to London." 

Here, is the full list of the 2016 Fashion Awards nominees...

British Emerging Talent

Alessandra Rich
Charles Jeffrey
Faustine Steinmetz
Molly Goddard
Self Portrait

British Menswear Designer

Craig Green – Craig Green
Grace Wales Bonner – Wales Bonner
Jonathan Anderson – J.W.Anderson
Tom Ford – Tom Ford
Dame Vivienne Westwood – Vivienne Westwood

British Womenswear Designer

Christopher Kane – Christopher Kane
Jonathan Anderson – J.W. Anderson
Roksanda Ilincic – Roksanda
Sarah Burton OBE – Alexander McQueen
Simone Rocha – Simone Rocha

British Brand

Alexander McQueen
Christopher Kane
Stella McCartney

International Business Leader

Adrian Joffe – Comme des Garçons & Dover Street Market
Christopher Bailey MBE – Burberry
Guram Gvasalia – Vetements
Marco Bizzarri – Gucci
Stefano Sassi – Valentino

International Urban Luxury Brand

Gosha Rubchinskiy

International Model

Adwoa Aboah
Bella Hadid
Gigi Hadid
Kendall Jenner
Lineisy Montero

International Accessories Designer

Alessandro Michele – Gucci
Anya Hindmarch MBE – Anya Hindmarch
Johnny Coca – Mulberry
Jonathan Anderson – Loewe
Stuart Vevers – Coach

International Ready-to-Wear Designer

Alessandro Michele – Gucci
Demna Gvasalia – Balenciaga
Donatella Versace – Versace
Jonathan Anderson – Loewe
Riccardo Tisci – Givenchy

The 2016 Fashion Awards will take place on December 5, 2016, at the Royal Albert Hall in London. In the meantime, read more about last year's British Fashion Award winner, Erdem Moralioglu, on his recent visit to Dubai.

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