The British Fashion Council has unveiled the nominees for this year’s Fashion Awards, and the popularity of Gucci shows no signs of slowing down
A voting body of 2,000 key members of the fashion industry, from 32 countries, have decided the nominations for the ten categories.
At the top of the pile alongside Gucci is Burberry, with three nominations under the new creative direction of Riccardo Tisci.
Jonathan Anderson who heads up Loewe also features in three categories. British Designer of the Year for Womenswear will be hotly contested.
Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy, famed for designing Meghan Markle’s wedding dress, will be up against Victoria Beckham and Roksanda Ilinčić for ROKSANDA.
The Urban Luxe category sees cult brand Supreme take on Palace and Off-White. Londoner Adwoa Aboah will face Bella Hadid and Winnie Harlow in the Model of the Year category.
The star-studded ceremony at the end of the year will boast 4,000
The Fashion Awards 2018 Nominees are: Accessories Designer of the Year
Alessandro Michele for Gucci, Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga, Jonathan Anderson for LOEWE, Maria Grazia Chiuri for Dior, Miuccia Prada for Prada, Brand of the Year, Balenciaga, Burberry, Gucci, Off-White
British Designer of the Year Menswear
Craig Green for CRAIG GREEN, Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson, Kim Jones for Dior Homme, Martine Rose for Martine Rose, Riccardo Tisci for Burberry.
British Designer of the Year Womenswear
Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy, Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson, Roksanda Ilinčić for ROKSANDA, Simone Rocha for Simone Rocha, Victoria Beckham for VICTORIA BECKHAM.
British Emerging Talent Menswear
Ben Cottrell and Matthew Dainty for COTTWEILER, Eden Loweth & Tom Barratt for ART SCHOOL, Kiko Kostadinov for Kiko Kostadinov, Phoebe English for PHOEBE ENGLISH, Samuel Ross for A-COLD-WALL.
British Emerging Talent Womenswear
Matty Bovan for Matty Bovan, Natalia Alaverdian for A.W.A.K.E., Rejina Pyo for REJINA PYO, Richard Quinn for Richard Quinn, Sofia Prantera for ARIES.
Jonathan Akeroyd for VERSACE, José Neves for FARFETCH, Marco Bizzarri for Gucci, Marco Gobbetti for Burberry, Michael Burke for Louis Vuitton.
Alessandro Michele for Gucci, Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy, Kim Jones for Dior Homme, Pierpaolo Piccioli for Valentino, Virgil Abloh for Louis Vuitton.
Model of the Year
Alyx, Marine Serre, Off-White, Palace, Supreme.