The British Fashion Council has released the shortlist for this year’s Fashion Awards, with Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Loewe leading the way with four nominations each. Winners will be announced on 2 December.
Emerging designers like Grace Wales Bonner and established fashion brands including Erdem, Mary Katrantzou and Sophia Webster will have their designs showcased in a pop-up up store at Bicester Village this October.
On Wednesday September 4, the sixth edition of the LVMH Prize for emerging fashion designers was awarded in Paris to South African designer Thebe Magugu, while the Karl Lagerfeld Prize went to Hed Mayner from Israel
LVMH has created a special new prize for young designers named after Karl Lagerfeld, whose own career was ignited by winning an award. The LVMH Prize's Special Prize will now be known as the Karl Lagerfeld Prize.
Announced at a cocktail reception hosted at Annabel’s, London on Monday evening, Ross will receive a £150,000 cash prize and 12 months' high-level mentoring to accelerate his business’ growth and global reputation.