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BFC Announce Fashion Awards nominees

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The winners will be announced at this year’s award ceremony to be held at the London Coliseum on Monday 2nd December.

(My favourites to win are in italics)

The nominees for the 2013 British Fashion Awards are as follows: EMERGING TALENT AWARD - WOMENSWEAR An innovative and directional designer who is emerging as an influential force in British womenswear. Nominees: Marques’Almeida, Simone Rocha, Thomas Tait EMERGING TALENT AWARD - MENSWEAR An innovative and directional designer who is emerging as an influential force in British menswear. Nominees: Agi & Sam, Christopher Shannon, Craig Green EMERGING TALENT AWARD - ACCESSORIES An innovative and directional designer who is emerging as an influential force in British accessory design. Nominees: Dominic Jones, Mr Hare, Sophia Webster ACCESSORY DESIGNER OF THE YEAR A leading British designer of shoes, jewellery, millinery or other accessories within the past year. Nominees: Anya Hindmarch, Charlotte Olympia, Nicholas Kirkwood RED CARPET AWARD Gives recognition to a British designer who is creating global awareness of their designs in the media. Nominees: Antonio Berardi, Erdem, Victoria Beckham MODEL OF THE YEAR AWARD (UNISEX) A British model who has contributed most to the international fashion scene in the past year. Nominees: Cara Delevingne, Edie Campbell, Sam Rollinson BRAND OF THE YEAR A leading British based designer brand that has excelled and made an impact on the international stage over the past year with multiple stores, integrated manufacturing, dynamic campaigns and an e-commerce platform. Nominees: Alexander McQueen, Burberry, Victoria Beckham 

INTERNATIONAL DESIGNER OF THE YEAR Recognising a non-British internationally acclaimed, leading designer who has directed the shape of fashion in the past year both in the UK and internationally. Nominees: Marc Jacobs, Miuccia Prada (Prada), Raf Simons (Dior) NEW ESTABLISHMENT AWARD The New Establishment Award recognises a British womenswear, menswear or accessory designer that is taking the industry by storm. Nominees: J.W. Anderson, Mary Katrantzou, Peter Pilotto MENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR A leading British designer of ready-to-wear or bespoke tailoring who has been instrumental in enhancing men's fashion in the past year. Nominees: Christopher Bailey (Burberry), Kim Jones (Louis Vuitton), Tom Ford WOMENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR A leading British designer of ready-to-wear who has been instrumental in enhancing women's fashion in the past year. Nominees: Christopher Kane, Phoebe Philo (Céline), Sarah Burton (Alexander McQueen) In addition, the British Fashion Awards will celebrate the Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator, which recognises a British stylist, make-up artist, photographer, art director or producer whose creativity has been a major inspiration and influence in the past year; the BFC Outstanding Achievement Award, which recognises someone whose work has had an exceptional impact on global fashion; and new to this year’s ceremony, the Best Creative Campaign Award which recognises the creativity behind the most innovative and dynamic piece of advertising in the past year. Winners for these awards are selected by the BFC press committee.

For more information, images from the evening and highlights videos, please visit www.britishfashionawards.com