The best of the British and international fashion industries including BFC Ambassador Samantha Cameron, Valentino, Manolo Blahnik CBE, Stella McCartney, Sarah Burton, Zaha Hadid DBE, Christopher Kane and Alexa Chung gathered last night at The Savoy Hotel and Theatre for the British Fashion Awards, hosted by Gemma Arterton and Nick Grimshaw. 14 leading fashion figures were honored on the night.
Stella McCartney won the esteemed British Designer of the Year Award as well as picking up the Designer Brand Award, in recognition of her achievements in the fashion industry in 2012.
The hotly contested New Establishment Award was won by Erdem who has received critical acclaim for his collections from a global audience over the past year.
The honor of Outstanding Achievement in Fashion
was awarded to Manolo Blahnik CBE. This special award celebrates and
recognises one designer who throughout their career has made an impact
on the global fashion industry. Watch the video that screened last night in celebration of his career.
View the full list of winners here: www.britishfashionawards.com/2012winners
-Article by London C.
*photos from British Fashion Council