The British Fashion Council has unveiled its nominees for this year’s British Fashion Awards, with designers such as J.W.Anderson, Gucci‘s Alessandro Michele and Demna Gvasalia of Balenciaga and Vetements all racking up nominations. Other brands up for awards include Supreme, Off-White™ and Gosha Rubchinskiy — who are all up nominated in the “Urban Luxe Brand” category — as well as Cottweiler (“British Emerging Talent — Menswear”), Raf Simons (“Designer of the Year”) and Dover Street Market for “Business Leader.”
Vetements also appears in the “Urban Luxe Brand” category, and will be hoping to defend its crown after beating off competition from Gosha Rubchinskiy, Off-White™ and Palace to win the award last year. You can take a look at a full list of this year’s nominees below and let us know who’d get your vote in the comments.
British Designer of the Year — Womenswear: Christopher Kane for Christopher Kane; Erdem Moralioglu for Erdem; Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson; Roksanda Ilincic for Roksanda; Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen
British Designer of the Year — Menswear: Christopher Bailey for Burberry; Craig Green for Craig Green; Grace Wales Bonner for Wales Bonner; Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson; Martine Rose for Martine Rose
British Emerging Talent — Menswear: Ben Cottrell and Matthew Dainty for Cottweiler; Charles Jeffrey for Charles Jeffrey Loverboy; Henry Holland for House of Holland; Phoebe English for Phoebe English Man; Samuel Ross for A-Cold-Wall*
British Emerging Talent — Womenswear: Faustine Steinmetz for Faustine Steinmetz; Matty Bovan for Matty Bovan; Michael Halpern for Halpern; Natalia Alaverdian for Awake; Rejina Pyo for Rejina Pyo