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British Fashion Council Unveils Nominees for The Fashion Awards 2023

The British Fashion Council (BFC) raised anticipation by unveiling the nominees for The Fashion Awards 2023 (TFA), set to grace the Royal Albert Hall on December 4th, 2023.

At the heart of the fashion industry, TFA, orchestrated by BFC, not only serves as the central fundraiser for the BFC Foundation but also magnifies the profound relationship between fashion, culture, and entertainment.

This annual spectacle extols inventive talents, retells fashion’s yearly chronicles, and amplifies the ideals of purpose, excellence, and creativity. Significantly, it underscores the immense sway of British creativity in the international fashion domain.

This year’s eagerly-awaited award categories, disclosed on Tuesday, span Model of the Year, British Menswear Designer of the Year, British Womenswear Designer of the Year, New Establishment Menswear, and New Establishment Womenswear.

To ensure robust and inclusive nominations, the BFC involved esteemed industry connoisseurs, including the press and buyers. The handpicked nominees are set to be judged by a Voting Committee of 1,000 fashion frontrunners. In a refreshing twist, this year will mark the public’s debut in selecting the Model of the Year.

Spotlight on Nominees:

  • Model of the Year: Featuring trailblazers like Alton Mason, Anok Yai, and Liu Wen.
  • British Menswear Designer of the Year: Names like Grace Wales Bonner, Kim Jones, and Steven Stokey-Daley are in contention.
  • British Womenswear Designer of the Year: Celebrating pioneers like Erdem Moralıoğlu, Nensi Dojaka, and Simone Rocha.
  • New Establishment Menswear: Spotlight on Bianca Saunders, Labrum London, and Saul Nash.
  • New Establishment Womenswear: Recognizing the genius of Dilara Fındıkoğlu, KNWLS, and Supriya Lele.

Beyond these accolades, TFA 2023 will also confer honors such as the Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator, Leader of Change, and Outstanding Achievement Award.

The evening promises to be even more thrilling, shining a light on 50 global budding creative prodigies as part of NEW WAVE: Creatives.

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