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The event of the year in London

The Fashion Awards 2019 took place on Monday 2nd December, returning to iconic London venue The Royal Albert Hall. The annual celebration of creativity and innovation shone a spotlight on exceptional individuals and influential businesses that have made significant contributions to the global fashion industry over the past twelve months. The Fashion Awards are a fundraiser for the BFC charities and focus on celebrating excellence in the fashion industry and supporting the future pipeline of creative talent. The BFC is a not-for-profit organisation, whose aim is to support sustainable growth for the sector, with wide ranging activities which include charitable initiatives that support educational programmes and scholarships through to financial and mentoring awards for emerging talent.

The British Fashion council invites over 2000 members from across the global fashion community to be a part of the voting panel for The Fashion Awards. This panel determines the nominees and winners of The Fashion Awards 2019. The Fashion Awards recognise and celebrate creativity and innovation in fashion. The annual celebration shines a spotlight on exceptional individuals and businesses that have made a significant contribution to the global fashion community in the past year. The Fashion Awards welcomed a global mix of 4,000 guests, including key players from the fashion industry as well as members of the public at the Royal Albert Hall in London, to celebrate exceptional individuals whose imagination and creativity have broken new ground in fashion over the past 12 months; as well as brands and businesses that have transformed the possibilities of fashion today.

Here some of the winners of the 2019 edition: Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen won the Trailblazer Award, Giorgio Armani won the Outstanding Achievement Award and Bottega Veneta was awarded as Brand of the Year