The British Fashion Council Announces Its 2016 Award Winners

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The British Fashion Council has announced the winners to its annual awards. The ceremony took place on December 5 at the Royal Albert Hall, and saw 4,000 members of the fashion industry and the public gather together to celebrate the year in fashion. From business leaders, fashion designers to icons, the guest list included notable names such as Anna Wintour, Carine Roitfeld, Gigi Hadid, David Beckham, Skepta, Tom Ford and many more.

It was another exceptionally great year for Gucci’s Alessandro Michele, who won this year’s International Accessories Designer of the year after previously winning International Designer of the Year at the BFC awards last year. It was also a good year for Demna Gvasalia, who won for International Ready-to-Wear Designer of the Year for Balenciaga and International Urban Luxury Brand of the Year for Vetements. For menswear, Craig Green won the top prize. Check out the full list of winners below.

British Emerging Talent: Molly Goddard
The Swarovski Award for Positive Change: Franca Sozzani (Editor in Chief, Vogue Italia & L’Uomo Vogue)
British Menswear Designer: Craig Green for Craig Green
British Womenswear Designer: Simone Rocha for Simone Rocha
Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator: Bruce Weber (Photographer)
Special Recognition: Celebrating 100 years of British Vogue
British Brand: Alexander McQueen
International Business Leader: Marco Bizzari (President and CEO, GUCCI)
International Urban Luxury Brand: Vetements
New Fashion Icons: Jaden & Willow Smith
International Model: Gigi Hadid
International Accessories Designer: Alessandro Michele for Gucci
International Ready-to-Wear Designer: Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga
Outstanding Achievement in Fashion: Ralph Lauren

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