The fashion elite were out in force at last night’s British Fashion Awards at the Savoy Hotel. Attended by a glittering crowd which included Alexa Chung, Valentino and BFC Ambassador Samantha Cameron, the ceremony presented by Gemma Arterton and Nick Grimshaw, fourteen awards were handed to the year’s fashion industry stars.
Following her services to Team GB for the 2012 Olympics, Stella McCartney was awarded Designer of the Year and the Designer Brand award on behalf of her label.
Other awards included:
The honour of Outstanding Achievement in Fashion - Manolo Blahnik CBE.
Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator - Professor Louise Wilson OBE
The Accessory Designer award - Nicholas Kirkwood
The New Establishment award - Erdem
Menswear Designer of the year - Kim Jones
Harold Tillman, the outgoing Chairman of the British Fashion Council, received the Special Recognition award after five years service.