THE COMPLETE LIST OF FASHION AWARDS NOMINEES
The Fashion Awards – the annual event that sees industry heavyweights from all corners of the globe come together to celebrate their best and brightest – have just announced the nominees for the coveted Designer of the Year prize and BFC Foundation Award. With the former focusing on some of fashion’s most recognised designers, the latter focuses on those currently participating the BFC’s NewGen programme – a revered incubator for the talents of the future. Having announced the nominees for other awards such as the Model of The Year and British Womenswear Designer in September, the release marks the final addition to the roster of nominees for the event, set to take place on December 4 at London’s luxe Royal Albert Hall.
So, without further ado, here is the complete list of nominees for The Fashion Awards 2023 (listed in alphabetical order):
Designer of the Year:
Recognises a British or international designer whose innovative collections have made a notable impact on the industry, defining the shape of global fashion.
Daniel Lee for Burberry
Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson and Loewe
Matthieu Blazy for Bottega Veneta
Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons for Prada
Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen
BFC Foundation Awards:
Recognises a BFC Foundation initiative designer who has had a major impact on global fashion over the past year. In honour of the 30th year of BFC NEWGEN, this year’s shortlist, voted on by the Voting Committee, is focused on the BFC NEWGEN initiative.
Model of the Year:
Recognises the global impact of a model who, over the last 12 months, has dominated the industry, with an influence that transcends the catwalk.
British Menswear Designer of the Year:
Recognises a leading British menswear designer who has consistently made a global impact with their innovative and creative designs, shaping the burgeoning international menswear landscape.
Grace Wales Bonner for Wales Bonner
Kiko Kostadinov for Kiko Kostadinov
Kim Jones for Dior Men
Martine Rose for Martine Rose
Steven Stokey-Daley for S.S. Daley
British Womenswear Designer of the Year:
Recognises a leading British womenswear designer who has consistently made a global impact with their innovative and creative designs, shaping the burgeoning international womenswear landscape.
Erdem Moralıoğu for Erdem
Maximilian Davis for Ferragamo
Nensi Dojaka for Nensi Dojaka
Roksanda Ilinčić for Roksanda
Simone Rocha for Simone Rocha
New Establishment Menswear:
Recognises a menswear designer who has created a new movement in British fashion and has had a sustained impact on the industry globally. Designers are chosen based on the showcasing of their collections, their business growth, and the international headlines driven by their work.
New Establishment Womenswear:
Recognises a womenswear designer who has created a new movement in British fashion and has had a sustained impact on the industry globally. Designers are chosen based on the showcasing of their collections, their business growth, and the international headlines driven by their work.
The winners of each category will be announced at The Fashion Awards 2023 on Monday, 4 December at the Royal Albert Hall, London. Tickets are available online. Photography courtesy of the British Fashion Council.