Nominations for the Fashion Awards 2017 in partnership with Swarovski announced
Model of the Year, this year, sees two sisters in the final: Bella and Gigi Hadid, together with Cindy Crawford’s daughter, Kaia Gerber, Canadian model and Winnie Harlow’s socialist spokesman, instantly recognizable for his skin with vitiligo, and the local model Adwoa Aboah.
Dame Natalie Massenet, Chairman of the British Fashion Council (BFC), Nadja Swarovski, Member of the Swarovski Executive Board and Caroline Rush, Chief Executive of the British Fashion Council announced the nominations for The Fashion Awards 2017 in partnership with Swarovski at a press screening at Soho House, 76 Dean Street, London.
The Fashion Awards 2017 voting body represents media, retail, communications and creative disciplines such as photography, art direction, set design and production across 38 countries. 2000 key members of the fashion industry were invited to put forward their preferences for each category and nominations were made in nine categories with the five brands/individuals receiving the most nominations shortlisted in each category.
The Fashion Awards 2017 winners will be announced at a gala ceremony held at the iconic Royal Albert Hall, London, attended by 4000 industry members and invitees on Monday 4th December 2017. The event raises money to nurture future generations of fashion talent. The BFC Education Foundation is the charitable partner to The Fashion Awards 2017 in partnership with Swarovski and offers scholarships to talented young people to study at the best universities as well as opportunities to fund apprenticeships to develop much needed industry skills.
The Fashion Awards 2017 Nominees are
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*
Model of the Year
British Emerging Talent – Womenswear
Faustine Steinmetz for Faustine Steinmetz
Matty Bovan for Matty Bovan
Michael Halpern for Halpern
Natalia Alaverdian for A.W.A.K.E
Rejina Pyo for Rejina Pyo
Adrian Joffe for Dover Street Market
Guram Gvasalia for Vetements
José Neves for Farfetch
Marco Bizzarri for Gucci
Ruth & Tom Chapman for Matchesfashion.com
Urban Luxe Brand
FENTY PUMA by Rihanna
Designer of the Year
Alessandro Michele for Gucci
Jonathan Anderson for Loewe
Maria Grazia Chiuri for Dior
Phoebe Philo for Céline
Raf Simons for Calvin Klein