Project Description

The British Fashion Council has announced the nominations for the 2016 Fashion Awards, which now have a more international focus.

The British Fashion Council Chair, Dame Natalie Massenet revealed the nominees at a brunch at Los Angeles’ Soho House earlier this week.

The list includes many of the usual suspects such as Alexander McQueen, Burberry and Christopher Kane , up for Best British Brand, and good to see Han Chong’s Self Portrait up for British Emerging Talent. A new category, International Business Leader has also been added .

Around 1,500 key members of the fashion industry put forward their nominations for each category earlier this year.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony held at the Royal Albert Hall on Monday 5 December.

Here is the full shortlist:

BRITISH EMERGING TALENT

Alessandra Rich

Charles Jeffrey

Faustine Steinmetz

Molly Goddard

Self Portrait

BRITISH MENSWEAR DESIGNER

Craig Green for Craig Green

Grace Wales Bonner for Wales Bonner

Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson

Tom Ford for Tom Ford

Dame Vivienne Westwood for Vivienne Westwood

BRITISH WOMENSWEAR DESIGNER

Christopher Kane for Christopher Kane

Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson

Roksanda Ilincic for Roksanda

Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen

Simone Rocha for Simone Rocha

BRITISH BRAND

Alexander McQueen

Burberry

Christopher Kane

Erdem

Stella McCartney

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LEADER

Adrian Joffe for Comme des Garçons and Dover Street Market

Christoopher Bailey for Burberry

Guram Gvasalia for Vetements

Marco Bizzarri for Gucci

Stefano Sassi for Valentino