British Fashion Awards 2016: The winners

British Fashion Awards 2016: The winners

Alessandro Michele, Gigi Hadid, Ralph Lauren

Text: Meeran Mekkaoui

Image: Reuters

The highly anticipated Fashion Awards has welcomed a new cohort of winners and you'll never guess who took home the top awards...

The British Fashion Awards took place at the Royal Albert Hall in London last night and this year's winners have set a new industry benchmark. British Brand of the Year went to Alexander McQueen, while Alessandro Michele won International Accessories Designer and International Ready-to-Wear Designer for Gucci. Gigi Hadid was named Model of the Year and Jaden and Willow Smith both took home the coveted New Fashion Icon Award. It was also previously announced that Franca Sozzani would be accepting the Swarovski Award for Positive Change, while Ralph Lauren was honoured with the Outstanding Achievement Award

Here are the highlights you need to see now...

Mario Testino and Alexandra Shulman

Sarah Burton and Naomi Campbell

Jaden Smith

Alessandro Michele

Molly Goddard

Demna Gvasalia

Craig Green

Simone Rocha

Now, see the full list of winners at the 2016 British Fashion Awards...

British Emerging Talent: Molly Goddard
British Menswear Designer: Craig Green
British Womenswear Designer: Simone Rocha
The Swarovski Award for Positive Change: Franca Sozzani
Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator: Bruce Weber

British Brand: Alexander McQueen 
International Business Leader: Marco Bizzarri for Gucci
International Urgan Luxury Brand: Vetements
International Accessories Designer: Alessandro Michele for Gucci
International Ready-to-Wear Designer: Alessandro Michele for Gucci
International Model: Gigi Hadid
New Fashion Icon: Jaden & Willow Smith
Outstanding Achievement: Ralph Lauren 

Also, don't miss the best dressed at the British Fashion Awards.

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