The British Fashion Awards (BFA) 2014 is a prestigious event for the elite in the world of fashion. Other than the A-list celebrities and renowned talents in Britain’s fashion industry, BFA is not complete without knowing the winners.
It is not always about the icons. BFA 2014 also celebrates new-found designers. Marques Almeida won Emerging Womenswear Designer, Craig Green for Emerging Menswear Designer, Prism for Emerging Accessory Designer and Simone Rocha for New Establishment Designer.
Preen won Establishment Designer, Erdem for Womenswear Designer, JW Anderson for Menswear Designer, and Anya Hindmarch for Accessory Designer.
International Designer goes to Nicolas Ghesquiè for Louis Vuitton, Alexander McQueen for Red Carpet Designer, Brand for Victoria Beckham, Model for Cara Delevingne, and Creative Campaign for Louis Vuitton.
Special awards were also given. Edward Enninful won Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator. He is W magazine’s style and fashion director. His friend Naomi Campbell presented the award to him. He spoke about his childhood when he encouraged every kid to look at him and believe that the medium in which “anyone from anywhere” can make it is fashion.
Anna Wintour won Outstanding Achievement award. Her career began at Harpers & Queen magazine in London on 1970. She was the Creative Director of American Vogue. She became the Editor-in-Chief of British Vogue when she returned to England. She was one of the forerunners in developing the CFDA/Vogue initiative that reached over $20 million. She facilitated fund-raising galas that have raised nearly $130 million for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute. She spearheaded the establishment of CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund that helps new American designers shine after the 9/11 attack. She was named the Artistic Director of Condè Nast. On 2014, she led the involvement of the fashion industry in Born Free Africa, funding for a faster research to stop mother-to-child transmission of HIV before 2016.
Chris Moore was given a Special Recognition to celebrate his 60-year career in the fashion industry. He started his career at Vogue, and now, he is a famous photographer. He also worked in the Guardian, the Sunday Times, W, The Face and Arena before creating Catwalking.com. In 2008, he was one of the top 100 influential people in UK fashion. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award at Graduate Fashion Week 2012.
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