Alek Wek makes history, becomes first black woman to host The Fashion Awards

Alek Wek makes history, becomes first black woman to host The Fashion Awards

For the first time in the history of the British Fashion Awards, a black woman was chosen to host the evening proceedings at the 2018 edition the annu

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For the first time in the history of the British Fashion Awards, a black woman was chosen to host the evening proceedings at the 2018 edition the annual awards which has come to be seen to be seen as a must attend event in British calendar. Supermodel, Alek Wek made sure not to disappoint as she handled the fashion event gracefully. Held at the London’s Royal Albert Hall, industry leaders and shapers were recognized for their immense fashion and style contributions during the year.


Meghan Markle

Here below is the full list of winners

Accessories Designer of the Year
Winner: Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga
Alessandro Michele for Gucci
Jonathan Anderson for LOEWE
Maria Grazia Chiuri for Dior
Miuccia Prada for Prada

Brand of the Year
Winner: Gucci
Balenciaga
Burberry
Gucci
Off-White
Prada


Alek Wek

British Designer of the Year Menswear
Winner: 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
Winner: Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy
Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson
Roksanda Ilinčić for ROKSANDA
Simone Rocha for Simone Rocha
Victoria Beckham for VICTORIA BECKHAM


Vivienne Westwood


Steve McQueen

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

British Emerging Talent Womenswear
Winner: Richard Quinn for Richard Quinn
Matty Bovan for Matty Bovan
Natalia Alaverdian for A.W.A.K.E.
Rejina Pyo for REJINA PYO
Sofia Prantera and Fergus Purcell for Aries


Edward Enninful and Victoria Beckham

Business Leader
Winner: Marco Bizzarri for Gucci
Jonathan Akeroyd for Versace
José Neves for FARFETCH
Marco Gobbetti for Burberry
Michael Burke for Louis Vuitton

Designer of the Year
Winner: Pierpaolo Piccioli for Valentino
Alessandro Michele for Gucci
Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy
Kim Jones for Dior Homme
Pierpaolo Piccioli for Valentino
Virgil Abloh for Louis Vuitton


Rita Ora


David and Victoria Beckham

Model of the Year
Winner: Kaia Gerber
Adut Akech
Adwoa Aboah
Bella Hadid
Kaia Gerber
Winnie Harlow

Urban Luxe
Winner: Off-White
Alyx
Balenciaga
Marine Serre
Supreme


Penelope Cruz


Valentino


Alexa Chung


Claire Wright Keller

2018 Trailblazer Award
Kim Jones

Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator
Mert & Marcus

Outstanding Achievement
Miuccia Prada


Sara Sampaio


Uma Thurman


Kate Moss

Special Recognition Award for Innovation
Parley for the Oceans

Swarovski Award for Positive Change
Vivienne Westwood


Naomi Harris


Rosie Huntington Whitley


Kendall Jenner


Jordan Dunn