British Fashion Awards 2016


British Fashion Awards 2016 (Images courtesy of Vogue)

The Fashion Awards took place in London’s Albert Hall last night, with the top names in British and international fashion making an appearance.

The big winners included:

  • British Emerging Talent  – Molly Goddard
  • British Menswear Designer – Craig Green
  • British Womenswear Designer – Simone Rocha
  • British Brand – Alexander McQueen
  • International Urban Luxury Brand – Vetements
  • International Ready-To-Wear Designer – Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga
  • New Fashion Icons – Jaden and Willow Smith
  • International Model – Gigi Hadid
  • Outstanding Achievement – Ralph Lauren

Attendees also showcased the most fashion-forward evening wear looks on the red carpet. Here are our picks of the top emerging trends:

  • The New Pant Suit – bandeau tops, satin fabrications, wide leg trousers and winter pastels.
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Jourdan Dunn, Gigi Hadid & Immy Waterhouse

  • Chinoiserie – mandarin collars, floral jacquards and metallic finishes work for both womenswear and menswear.

Alexa Chung, Alessandro Michele & Jared Leto

  • Historical Romance – lace bodices, statement sleeves, frills and flounces.
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Jean Campbell, Bel Powley & Jenna Coleman

  • Contemporary Kimono – Kimono style dresses in bright white, devoré and floral embroidery, deconstructed silhouettes.

Pixie Geldolf, Olivia Palermo & Clara Paget

  • The New Black – contemporary black column dresses, with statement necklines and minimal styling.
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Claudia Winkleman, Lady Gaga & Karlie Kloss

  • Cobalt Blue – bright shades of blue catch the eye, used in vibrant prints or contrasted with black.
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Stella Tennant, Livia Firth & Neelam Gill

  • About the Boys – peacock dressing for men, with striped satin suits, pastel velvets and statement florals.
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Jaden Smith, Derek Blasberg & Hamish Bowles

USP: Red carpet dressing provides inspiration for evening and party wear for both womenswear and menswear.