Tuesday, 27 November 2012

The British Fashion Awards 2012

The British Fashion Awards 2012 

Manolo Blahnik- Winner of this years Outstanding Achievement Award

The British Grammys of fashion. A night where the best of luxury fashion, come together in celebrating the achievement of their fellow competitors of the industry, from supermodels to designers... its a star-studded extravaganza. Set in the lavish London hotel The Savoy, the British fashion industry gather for one night of excitement, honor and dressed in their most stylish attire.

The designer of the year, is one of the biggest awards of the night, being a various amount of different award categories as well, which help to recognizes the brave new designers to the industry. Below is a full list of the winners of tonight's spectacular awards, lets just say Stella McCartney dominated!

BFA 2012 - The Winners
-Best Style Award : Alexa Chung
-Emerging Talent R-T-W : JW Anderson 
-Emerging Talent Accessories : Sophie Hulme
-Emerging Talent Menswear : Jonathan Saunders
-Red Carpet Award : Roksanda Ilinic 
-Accessory Designer : Nicholas Kirkwood 
-Designer Brand : Stella McCartney
-Isabella Blow award for Fashion Creator : Louis Wilson OBE 
-Britain's Model of the Year : Cara Delevingne 
-New Establishment Award : Erdem 
-Menswear Designer : Louis Vuitton's Kim Jones
-Designer of the Year : Stella McCartney
-BFC Outstanding Achievement in Fashion : Manolo Blahnik

Another award that is truly anticipated for the world to find out, and is usually released a couple of days before the evening affair, is the BFC Outstanding Achievement in Fashion award. Awarded to someone who has created a major impact of the industry and has continued to inspire the world of fashion. This years 2012 winner is the one and only king of footwear Manolo Blahnik. 

Manolo Blahnik is known to be 'holy man of heels', with every shoe he has created to represent an authentic hand-made artistic masterpiece of one of a kind perfection. Born on the Canary Island to a Spanish mother and a Czech father in 1943, he grew up on a banana plantation, he later moved to Paris to pursue his career of becoming a designer in 1968. 

After opening his first store in London in 1973, his shoes become the definition of luxury craftsmanship, which displayed innovative design. Manolo has previously won Accessory Designer of the Year by the BFA Council in 1990 and in 1999. Manolo Blahnik is known to giving the word such a creative and artistic approach to footwear, with his iconic and passionate sketches, it is really hard to miss a Manolo Blahnik masterpiece. 

"To be reconigsed for doing something I love is really wonderful" Manolo Blahnik.

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