The nominees for the 2017 British Fashion Council’s Fashion Awards have officially been announced.
Announced by the BFC, 2,000 members across the fashion industry and throughout 38 countries, cast their votes for this year’s crop of honorees.
Kaia Gerber, who only walked her first runway season earlier this month, received a nod for Model of the Year alongside Adwoa Aboah, Winnie Harlow and Gigi and Bella Hadid. Fenty Puma by Rihanna and Supreme both received first-time nominations in the Urban Luxe Brand category opposite Gosha Rubchinskiy, Off-White and Vetements. Sarah Burton, Christopher Kane, Erdem Moralioglu, Jonathan Anderson and Roksanda Ilincic will battle it out for British Designer of the Year, for womenswear.
Other familiar nominees include Raf Simons, Anthony Vaccarello and Jonathan Anderson.
The big event will take place on December 4 at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Check out the full list of British Fashion Awards 2017 nominees below.
Model of the Year
Adwoa Aboah, Bella Hadid, Gigi Hadid, Kaia Gerber and Winnie Harlow
Urban Luxe Brand
Fenty Puma by Rihanna, Gosha Rubchinskiy, Off-White, Supreme and Vetements
Adrian Joffe for Dover Street Market, Guram Gvasalia for Vetements, José Neves for Farfetch, Marco Bizzarri for Gucci and Ruth and Tom Chapman for Matchesfashion.com
British Emerging Talent — Menswear
Ben Cottrell and Matthew Dainty for Cottweiler, Charles Jeffrey for Charles Jeffrey Loverboy, Henry Holland for House of Holland, Phoebe English for Phoebe English Man and Samuel Ross for A-Cold-Wall*
British Emerging Talent — Womenswear
Faustine Steinmetz for Faustine Steinmetz, Matty Bovan for Matty Bovan, Michael Halpern for Halpern, Natalia Alaverdian for A.W.A.K.E and Rejina Pyo for Rejina Pyo
British Designer of the Year — Menswear
Christopher Bailey MBE for Burberry, Craig Green for Craig Green, Grace Wales Bonner for Wales Bonner, Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson and Martine Rose for Martine Rose
British Designer of the Year — Womenswear
Christopher Kane for Christopher Kane, Erdem Moralioglu for Erdem, Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson, Roksanda Ilincic for Roksanda and Sarah Burton OBE for Alexander McQueen
Accessories Designer of the Year
Alessandro Michele for Gucci, Anthony Vaccarello for Saint Laurent, Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga, Jonathan Anderson for Loewe and Stuart Vevers for Coach
Designer of the Year
Alessandro Michele for Gucci, Jonathan Anderson for Loewe, Maria Grazia Chiuri for Dior, Phoebe Philo for Céline and Raf Simons for Calvin Klein