Alexander McQueen leads British Fashion Awards nominations

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Alexander McQueen and JW Anderson lead this year’s British Fashion Award nominations.

The labels have scored two nominations each, with Irish-born designer Anderson up for the Menswear and Womenswear Designer of the Year titles, while British fashion house McQueen is in the running to take home the best Brand and Red Carpet Designer prizes.

Last year’s winner Christopher Kane, is once again nominated in the Womenswear designer category along with British-Turkish designer Erdem, while Alexander McQueen faces stiff competition in the Brand of the year category from Stella McCartney and Victoria Beckham.

Model of the moment Cara Delevingne will battle it out with Sam Rollinson and Jourdan Dunn for the Model of Year Award, while Saint Laurent’s Hedi Slimane, Louis Vuitton’s Nicolas Ghesquière and Raf Simmons are in the running to land the International Designer title, reports

The Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator and BFC Outstanding Achievement Award will also be handed out on the night to an esteemed British stylist, make-up artist, art director, photographer or producer and global fashion icon, respectively.

The star-studded ceremony will presented by comedian Jack Whitehall and will be held at the London Coliseum theatre on December 1.

The full list of nominees for the British Fashion Awards:

Emerging Womenswear Designer



Thomas Tait

Emerging Menswear Designer

Astrid Andersen

Craig Green

Lee Roach

Emerging Accessory Designer

Fernando Jorge


Yunus & Eliza

New Establishment Designer

Emilia Wickstead

Peter Pilotto

Simone Rocha

Establishment Designer

Margaret Howell


Roland Mouret

Womenswear Designer

Christopher Kane


JW Anderson

Menswear Designer

Christopher Bailey for Burberry

JW Anderson

Paul Smith

Tom Ford

Accessory Designer

Anya Hindmarch

Charlotte Olympia

Nicholas Kirkwood

International Designer

Hedi Slimane for Saint Laurent

Nicolas Ghesquière for Louis Vuitton

Raf Simons

Red Carpet Designer

Alexander McQueen

Mary Katrantzou



Alexander McQueen

Stella McCartney

Victoria Beckham


Cara Delevingne

Jourdan Dunn

Sam Rollinson

Creative Campaign


Louis Vuitton

Vivienne Westwood

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