These are the designers you’ll be seeing a LOT of in 2019

There’s nowhere quite like London for producing the most exciting new designers – who can forget Richard Quinn‘s big moment last London Fashion Week, a show attended by the Queen herself?

So it’s always an exciting moment when the British Fashion Council announce its shortlist of emerging talent and favourite designers and models of the year.

The Fashion Awards 2018 in partnership with Swarovski look at creativity, talent and brands who have transformed the fashion landscape, across 10 categories.

Here are the biggies that made the list:

Accessories Designer of the Year

Alessandro Michele for Gucci Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga
Jonathan Anderson for LOEWE
Maria Grazia Chiuri for Dior
Miuccia Prada for Prada

Brand of the Year

Balenciaga
Burberry
Gucci
Off-White
Prada

British Designer of the Year Menswear

Craig Green for CRAIG GREEN
Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson
Kim Jones for Dior Homme
Martine Rose for Martine Rose Riccardo Tisci for Burberry

British Designer of the Year Womenswear

Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy
Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson
Roksanda Ilinčić for ROKSANDA
Simone Rocha for Simone Rocha
Victoria Beckham for VICTORIA BECKHAM

British Emerging Talent Menswear

Ben Cottrell and Matthew Dainty for COTTWEILER
Eden Loweth & Tom Barratt for ART SCHOOL
Kiko Kostadinov for Kiko Kostadinov Phoebe English for PHOEBE ENGLISH
Samuel Ross for A-COLD-WALL*

British Emerging Talent Womenswear

Matty Bovan for Matty Bovan
Natalia Alaverdian for A.W.A.K.E.
Rejina Pyo for REJINA PYO
Richard Quinn for Richard Quinn Sofia Prantera for ARIES

Business Leader

Jonathan Akeroyd for VERSACE
José Neves for FARFETCH
Marco Bizzarri for Gucci
Marco Gobbetti for Burberry
Michael Burke for Louis Vuitton

Designer of the Year

Alessandro Michele for Gucci
Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy
Kim Jones for Dior Homme
Pierpaolo Piccioli for Valentino
Virgil Abloh for Louis Vuitton

Model of the Year

Adut Akech
Adwoa Aboah
Bella Hadid
Kaia Gerber
Winnie Harlow

Urban Luxe

Alyx
Marine Serre
Off-White
Palace
Supreme

The winners of each category will be announced on Monday 10th December at The Fashion Awards 2018 in partnership with Swarovski at the Royal Albert Hall.

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