The 2013 British Fashion Awards were held on Monday 2nd December at The London Coliseum. Hosted by Jack Whitehall, the ceremony saw the best of the British and international fashion industries joined by a glamorous line-up of guests and presenters, including Kate Moss, Donatella Versace, Sienna Miller, Miuccia Prada & Harry Styles.
The prestigious Womenswear Designer of the Year accolade was awarded to Christopher Kane. He has developed a reputation as one of the most talented and innovative British designers.
British brand Burberry enjoyed a double celebration on the evening, winning both the Designer Brand of the Year and the Menswear Designer of the Year award, which was given to Christopher Bailey for Burberry.
To recognise the ever-increasing globalisation of the fashion industry, the International Designer of the Year award was introduced this year to celebrate an influential international designer making waves on the global fashion scene. The inaugural award was won by Miuccia Prada for Prada.
The honour of Outstanding Achievement in Fashion was awarded to Terry and Tricia Jones by collaborator, colleague and family friend, Dylan Jones OBE. This special award is one of the most significant of the evening; it celebrates and recognises the iconic couple’s tremendous contribution to the fashion industry. i-D Magazine, founded by Terry and Tricia in 1980, became the leading source of creative inspiration for it’s generation.
Special Recognition Awards celebrated two individuals who have shaped the fashion industry over the past 25 years: Suzy Menkes OBE & Kate Moss.
Full winners press release