Yesterday saw the the nominations in for the British Fashion Awards, the annual event, a bit like the Oscars for the fashion industry, which celebrates the major design stars of the UK fashion industry, a with Stella McCartney receiving three nominations.
“2012 has been a momentous year and seen a nationwide celebration of British talent,” said Harold Tillman, chairman of British Fashion Council, who hosted the reception to announce the nominees at The Savoy last night.
“The British Fashion Awards recognise and celebrate the exceptional individuals and brands who’ve defined out fashion industry over the past year and we’re incredibly proud to announce these nominees who represent a cross section of British fashion talent.”
The British Fashion Awards ceremony will take place on November 27th .
THE FULL LIST OF NOMINEES FOR THE 2012 BRITISH FASHION AWARDS
EMERGING TALENT AWARD – READY-TO-WEAR
Nominees: J.W. Anderson, Michael van der Ham, Simone Rocha
EMERGING TALENT AWARD – ACCESSORIES
Nominees: Dominic Jones, Jordan Askill, Sophie Hulme
EMERGING TALENT AWARD – MENSWEAR
Nominees: Agi & Sam, Jonathan Saunders, Lou Dalton
Nominees: Cara Delevingne, David Gandy, Jourdan Dunn
Nominees: Alexander McQueen, Burberry, Mulberry, Stella McCartney
Nominees: Kim Jones for Louis Vuitton, Oliver Spencer, Richard James
ISABELLA BLOW AWARD FOR FASHION CREATOR
Nominees: Edward Enninful, Katie Grand, Professor Louise Wilson OBE
RED CARPET AWARD
Nominees: Alessandra Rich, Roksanda Ilincic, Stella McCartney, Victoria Beckham
Nominees: Katie Hillier, Nicholas Kirkwood, Philip Treacy
NEW ESTABLISHMENT AWARD
Nominees: Erdem, Jonathan Saunders, Meadham Kirchhoff
DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Nominees: Christopher Kane, Mary Katrantzou, Stella McCartney
This year, the British Fashion Awards will also celebrate two additional awards: the BFC Outstanding Achievement Award and the British Style Award for style icon of the year, sponsored by Vodafone.
What do you think of this years nominations?
Would any other British designers been on your list?