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2017 British Fashion Council’s Fashion Awards Nominees Announced

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

Business Leader

Adrian Joffe for Dover Street Market, Guram Gvasalia for Vetements, José Neves for Farfetch, Marco Bizzarri for Gucci and Ruth and Tom Chapman for

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

Originally from Detroit, Ashley has been a style curator and editor for over a decade, having lived in Washington DC and New York City before moving to West Hollywood in 2015. She has written for The Washington Post, Hollywood Life, Haute Living, Vanity Fair, International Business Times and Fashion Times. She lives for leather jackets, statement sunglasses, RuPaul's Drag Race and her rescue basset hound Cletus.

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