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Fenty, Jacquemus and Adwoa Aboah Among Nominees for the 2019 British Fashion Awards

Bottega Veneta Spring 2020

Bottega Veneta Spring 2020; Image: Imaxtree

We’ve been counting down the days till the annual Fashion Awards in December and now that this year’s nominees have been announced, we’re even more excited. You probably already know that Giorgio Armani is receiving the Outstanding Achievement Award and supermodel Naomi Campbell will be honored as a fashion icon. But the rest of the list holds a few surprises.

Bottega Veneta, Gucci, Jacquemus, Loewe and Prada are all vying for Brand of the Year, while Jonathan Anderson is nominated for British Designer of the Year, Womenswear for his work with both JW Anderson and Loewe. Ultra hip brands like Fenty and Marine Serre will battle it out in the Urban Luxe category. And we’re happy to report that all but one of the Model of the Year nominees are women of color.

See who else earned a nomination below and don’t forget to tune in on December 2 to see our live red carpet coverage.

Brand of the Year

  • Bottega Veneta
  • Gucci
  • Jacquemus
  • Loewe
  • Prada

British Designer of the Year, Menswear

  • Craig Green for Craig Green
  • Grace Wales Bonner for Wales Bonner
  • Kim Jones for Dior Men
  • Martine Rose for Martine Rose
  • Riccardo Tisci for Burberry

British Designer of the Year, Womenswear

  • Daniel Lee for Bottega Veneta
  • John Galliano for Maison Margiela
  • Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson & Loewe
  • Richard Quinn for Richard Quinn
  • Simone Rocha for Simone Rocha

Accessories Designer of the Year

  • Alessandro Michele for Gucci
  • Daniel Lee for Bottega Veneta
  • Jonathan Anderson for Loewe
  • Kim Jones for Dior Men
  • Simon Porte Jacquemus for Jacquemus

Designer of the Year

  • Alessandro Michele for Gucci
  • Daniel Lee for Bottega Veneta
  • Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson & Loewe
  • Kim Jones for Dior Men
  • Miuccia Prada for Prada

Model of the Year

  • Adesuwa Aighewi
  • Adut Akech
  • Adwoa Aboah
  • Kaia Gerber
  • Winnie Harlow

British Emerging Talent, Menswear

  • Ben Cottrell and Matthew Dainty for Cottweiler
  • Bethany Williams for Bethany Williams
  • Kiko Kostadinov for Kiko Kostadinov
  • Phoebe English for Phoebe English
  • Sofia Prantera for Aries

British Emerging Talent, Womenswear

  • Laura and Deanna Fanning for Kiko Kostadinov
  • Matty Bovan for Matty Bovan
  • Phoebe English for Phoebe English
  • Rejina Pyo for Rejina Pyo
  • Rosh Mahtani for Alighieri

Urban Luxe

  • Alyx
  • Fenty
  • Marine Serre
  • Martine Rose
  • Moncler Genius

Business Leader

  • Alexandre Arnault for Rimowa
  • José Neves for Farfetch
  • Marco Bizzarri for Gucci
  • Marco Gobbetti for Burberry
  • Remo Ruffini for Moncler