The biggest names in British fashion have once again conglomerated in the Royal Albert Hall of London for the most anticipated annual British Fashion Award on the 2nd of December 2019. With 2019’s most-coveted and sought after designers, models and celebrities, the star-studded event is filled with standout fashion moments. From the Best Designer of the Year to the Award for Positive Change: Signatories of the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, we’re excited to be covering the highlights of the Award, and of course, the red carpet looks of the night. Read on for the rundown of winners and unforgettable looks from the night.
Brand of the Year: Bottega Venta
With multiple cult products under its belt this year, to name a couple, “The Pouch” and “The Strech Sandals”, it is no surprise that Bottega Venta rose to become the top brand of the year. Daniel Lee, the creative director for one of loftiest Italian luxury brand, expectedly and incredibly impressively acclaimed 4 coveted accolades: Designer of the Year, Accessories Designer of the Year, Womenswear Designer of Year and Brand of the Year.
Designers’ Designer Awards: Christopher Kane for Christopher Kane
Trailblazer Award: Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen
SHOP ALEXANDER MCQUEEN
Award For Positive Changes: Signatories of the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action
Under the auspices of UN Climate Change, fashion stakeholders worked during 2018 to identify ways in which the broader textile, clothing and fashion industry can move towards a holistic commitment to climate action. They created the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action which contains the vision to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. The Fashion Industry Charter was launched at COP24 in Katowice, Poland, in December 2018.
Fashion Icon: Naomi Campbell
Urban Luxe: Fenty
Business Leader: Remo Ruffini for Moncler
British Emerging Talent Womenswear: Rejina Pyo for Rejina Pyo
British Emerging Talent Menswear: Bethany Williams for Bethany Williams
Outstanding Achievement Award: Giorgio Armani
Special Tribute to Karl Lagerfeld
…and how can we forget the best looks of the night?
Rihanna in Fenty
Adwoa Aboah in John Calliano
Giorgio Armani and Julia Roberts in Giorgio Armani
Lottie Moss in Alberta Ferretti
Winnie Harlow in Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood
Naomi Campbell in Alexander McQueen
Erin O’Connor in Emilia Wickstead