Daniel Lee for Bottega Veneta

Accessories Designer of the Year
Celebrates a Designer/Creative Director that has proved instrumental in elevating accessories to the forefront of the fashion industry, demonstrating a skill for both creativity and commerce, and establishing their brand as a global fashion leader.

Bottega Veneta

Brand of the Year
Recognises a leading British or international brand that made a global impact in the past year through its creativity in design, campaigns, collaborations and firm business foundation as well as defined the shape of global fashion by presenting an innovative and sustainable approach to fashion. The creativity of the team will have led to move the needle in terms of increasing positive brand perception in 2019.

Kim Jones for Dior Men

British Designer of the Year - Menswear
Recognises a leading British menswear Designer/Creative Director or business who has consistently made a global impact with their innovative and creative designs, shaping the burgeoning international menswear landscape.

Daniel Lee for Bottega Veneta

British Designer of the Year – Womenswear
Celebrating a British womenswear Designer/Creative Director or business that has been instrumental in innovating and leading women’s fashion over the last year – excelling both creatively and commercially, creating an impressive footprint on the global fashion stage.

Bethany Williams for Bethany Williams

British Emerging Talent – Menswear
Celebrating emerging talent in British menswear, this award recognises the innovation and creative influence from a British-based menswear or accessories designer, whose collections have gained international attention this year.

Rejina Pyo for Rejina Pyo

British Emerging Talent – Womenswear
Recognising new British womenswear talent, this award celebrates a British based womenswear or accessories designer who over the last 12 months has had a major creative impact on global fashion.

Daniel Lee for Bottega Veneta

Designer of the Year
Recognises a global Designer/Creative Director whose innovative collections have made a notable impact on the industry, defining the shape of global fashion.

Remo Ruffini for Moncler

Business Leader
This award recognises the work of an industry leader of a fashion and/or luxury business who has overseen both creative and commercial success in the past year. This does not have to be a CEO or president but someone who has shown leadership in digital transformation, innovation, creativity and commercial growth.

Adut Akech

Model of the Year
Recognises the global impact of a model, irrespective of gender, who over the last 12 months has dominated the industry. With an influence that transcends the catwalk, the Model of The Year has made an outstanding contribution to the industry, garnering numerous editorial and advertising campaigns throughout the year.


Urban Luxe
Celebrating the innovation and influence of a brand that has redefined new luxe and brought fashion into the cultural conversation. The recipient of this award is perceived across the globe as elevating ‘casual’ to high end and directional fashion.

Naomi Campbell

Fashion Icon
Naomi Campbell will be recognised for her incredible contribution to the fashion industry, her world-renowned career as a supermodel, as well as her philanthropist work with charities and incredible efforts for a more diverse and equal future, especially in Africa. The Fashion Icon Award is one of the Special Recognition Awards that celebrate outstanding contributions to the fashion industry.

Giorgio Armani

Outstanding Achievement
Mr Armani will be awarded for his outstanding contribution to the global fashion industry, his creativity and vision of timeless style and care for detail, that have provided such inspiration to so many in the industry.

Sam McKnight

Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator
McKnight will be honoured for his invaluable contribution to the fashion industry, his remarkable effort in changing the role of the session stylist within fashion and for his unique ability to create modern and glamorous looks.

Christopher Kane for Christopher Kane

Designers' Designer Award
The Designers’ Designer Award will be celebrated for the first time this year to coincide with the launch of BFC Membership Programme and spotlight the incredible British designer businesses that have made a global impact in the past year through creativity in product design, campaigns and collaborations that are built upon a firm business foundation.

Sarah Burton OBE

Trailblazer Award
As the Creative Director of Alexander McQueen, Burton will be honoured for some of her most personal and visionary work to date through her narrative approach to the Alexander McQueen S/S20 show and for her extraordinary work in championing UK-wide craftsmanship, highlighting skills important to the brand and essential to the industry.

Signatories of the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action launched at UN Convention on Climate Change

Award For Positive Change
The BFC is delighted to announce a collaboration with the United Nations Office for Partnerships (UNOP) that will recognise businesses and individuals in fashion that make concerted efforts to support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Fashion Awards 2019 voting panel available here.