All the Winners of the 2017 Fashion Awards from The British Fashion Council
The Winners are:
British Emerging Talent – Womenswear
Recognising new British womenswear talent, this award celebrates a British based womenswear or accessories designer who over the last 12 months has had a major creative impact on global fashion.
MICHAEL HALPERN FOR HALPERN
British Emerging Talent – Menswear
Celebrating emerging talent in British menswear, this award recognizes the innovation and creative influence from a British-based menswear or accessories designer, whose collections have gained international attention this year.
CHARLES JEFFREY FOR CHARLES JEFFREY LOVERBOY
British Womenswear Designer
Celebrating a British womenswear designer that has been instrumental in innovating and leading women’s fashion over the last year – excelling both creatively and commercially, creating an impressive footprint on the global fashion stage.
JONATHAN ANDERSON FOR JW ANDERSON
British Menswear Designer
Recognizes a leading British menswear designer who has consistently made a global impact with their innovative and creative designs, shaping the burgeoning international menswear landscape.
CRAIG GREEN FOR CRAIG GREEN
Designer of the Year
Recognizes an international designer whose innovative collections have made a notable impact on the industry, defining the shape of global fashion.
RAF SIMONS FOR CALVIN KLEIN
Accessories Designer of the Year
Celebrates a designer that has proven instrumental in elevating accessories to the forefront of the fashion industry, demonstrating a skill for both creativity and commerce, and establishing their brand as a global fashion leader.
JONATHAN ANDERSON FOR LOEWE
MARCO BIZZARRI FOR GUCCI
Urban Luxe Award
Celebrating the innovation and influence of a contemporary apparel brand, the recipient of this award has redefined the way ‘sportswear’ is perceived across the globe, elevating ‘casual’ to high end and directional fashion.
Model of the Year
Recognizes the global impact of a model, male or female, who over the last 12 months has dominated the industry. With an influence that transcends the catwalk, the Model of The Year has made an outstanding contribution to the industry, garnering numerous editorial and advertising campaigns throughout the year.
Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator
Recognizing the very best innovators and creatives in fashion, this award celebrates invaluable contributions that have changed the entire fashion landscape. With a discerning eye and incessant drive, this creative has brought designers’ creations to life and helped create worlds within brands.. Their dedication to the craft has garnered legions of fans and the incredible body of work has already left an indelible mark on the entire industry and garnered legions of fans.
PAT MCGRATH MBE
Outstanding Contribution to British Fashion Award
The Outstanding Achievement Award celebrates the overwhelming creative contribution of an individual to the fashion industry, who throughout their illustrious career has constantly shaped and reshaped the fashion world through their innovation and creativity. Their influence has reached far beyond the industry, influencing the way the general public perceive and consume fashion. This timeless visionary remains an inspiration to both peers and protégés alike.
CHRISTOPHER BAILEY MBE
Special Recognition Award for Innovation
Special Recognition Award for Innovation celebrates Stella McCartney’s outstanding contribution to the fashion industry. McCartney will be honored for her commitment to sustainable fashion, material innovation and for utilizing her influence to create a positive environmental impact on the industry.
STELLA MCCARTNEY OBE
SWAROVSKI Award for Positive Change
The Swarovski Award for Positive Change recognizes and celebrates brands or individuals who promote the welfare of others and generously use their resources to benefit good causes. MARIA GRAZIA CHIURI FOR DIOR
The Fashion Icon Award celebrates the creativity and innovation, glamour and power of Versace and recognizes both the incredible fashion legacy of Gianni Versace and the role Donatella Versace has played in maintaining the iconic brand her brother created as well as supporting, mentoring and championing many young British designers and young designers around the world.