2023 Nominees

BFC Foundation Award

This Award recognises a BFC Foundation designer. This year celebrates 30 years of BFC NEWGEN, an initiative that supports the best emerging fashion design talent and aims to build global, high-end brands of the future. In honour of the anniversary, this year’s award will recognise a current BFC NEWGEN recipient.

NOMINEES

AARON ESH

CHET LO

CONNER IVES

PAOLO CARZANA

SINÉAD O'DWYER

British Menswear Designer of the Year

Recognises a leading British menswear designer or business who has consistently made a global impact with their innovative and creative designs, shaping the burgeoning international menswear landscape.

NOMINEES

GRACE WALES BONNER FOR WALES BONNER

KIKO KOSTADINOV FOR KIKO KOSTADINOV

KIM JONES FOR DIOR MEN

MARTINE ROSE FOR MARTINE ROSE

STEVEN STOKEY-DALEY FOR S.S.DALEY

British Womenswear Designer of the Year

Recognises a leading British womenswear designer or business who has consistently made a global impact with their innovative and creative designs, shaping the burgeoning international womenswear landscape.

NOMINEES

ERDEM MORALIOĞLU FOR ERDEM

MAXIMILIAN DAVIS FOR FERRAGAMO

NENSI DOJAKA FOR NENSI DOJAKA

ROKSANDA ILINČIĆ FOR ROKSANDA

SIMONE ROCHA FOR SIMONE ROCHA

New Establishment - Menswear

The New Establishment Menswear award recognises designers who have created a new movement in British fashion and a sustained impact on the industry globally. Five designers were chosen for their impressive showcasing of their collections, business growth, their prevalence on the red carpet and the international headlines driven by their collection.

NOMINEES

BIANCA SAUNDERS

CORTEIZ

LABRUM LONDON

NICHOLAS DALEY

SAUL NASH

New Establishment – Womenswear

The New Establishment Womenswear award recognises designers who have created a new movement in British fashion and a sustained impact on the industry globally. Five designers were chosen for their impressive showcasing of their collections, business growth, their prevalence on the red carpet and the international headlines driven by their collection.  

NOMINEES

CHOPOVA LOWENA

DILARA FINDIKOĞLU

KNWLS

ROBERT WUN

SUPRIYA LELE

Designer of the Year

Recognises a British or international designer whose innovative collections have made a notable impact on the industry, defining the shape of global fashion.

NOMINEES

DANIEL LEE FOR BURBERRY

JONATHAN ANDEDSON FOR JW ANDERSON & LOEWE

MATTHIEU BLAZY FOR BOTTEGA VENETA

MIUCCIA PRADA AND RAF SIMONS FOR PRADA

SARAH BURTON FOR ALEXANDER MCQUEEN

Model of the Year

Recognises the global impact of a model 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.

NOMINEES

ALTON MASON

ANOK YAI

KAI-ISAIAH JAMAL

LIU WEN

MONA TOUGAARD

PALOMA ELSESSER

Special Recognition Award for Championing Young Designer Talent

WINNER

SARAH MOWER

Outstanding Achievement Award

WINNER

MR. VALENTINO GARAVANI

Posthumous Special Recognition Award

WINNER

JOE CASELY-HAYFORD

Special Recognition Award

WINNER

CHARLOTTE TILBURY MBE

Trailblazer Award

WINNER

EDWARD ENNINFUL OBE

Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator

WINNER

CAMPBELL ADDY