Everyone’s favourite streetwear brands are all up for nomination at this years 2017 British Fashion Awards. But it is not Gosha and James Jebbia who are stealing the headlines at this years show.
J.W Anderson is by far the runaway success story of 2017, racking up several nominations across the categories. Another stand out nominee is Samuel Ross, founder of A-COLD-WALL*. He is up for the British Emerging Talent- Menswear prize and we couldn’t think of anyone more deserving.
Keep it locked to Above The Sole for all of your streetwear news and see the full list of nominees below.
Designer of the Year: Alessandro Michele for Gucci; Jonathan Anderson for Loewe; Maria Grazia Chiuri for Dior; Phoebe Philo for Celine; Raf Simons for Calvin Klein
British Designer of the Year — Womenswear: Christopher Kane for Christopher Kane; Erdem Moralioglu for Erdem; Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson; Roksanda Ilincic for Roksanda; Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen
British Designer of the Year — Menswear: Christopher Bailey for Burberry; Craig Green for Craig Green; Grace Wales Bonner for Wales Bonner; Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson; Martine Rose for Martine Rose
Accessories Designer of the Year: Alessandro Michele for Gucci; Anthony Vaccarello for Saint Laurent; Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga; Jonathan Anderson for Loewe; Stuart Vevers for Coach
Urban Luxe Brand: Fenty Puma by Rihanna; Gosha Rubchinskiy; Off-White; Supreme; Vetements
British Emerging Talent — Menswear: Ben Cottrell and Matthew Dainty for Cottweiler; Charles Jeffrey for Charles Jeffrey Loverboy; Henry Holland for House of Holland; Phoebe English for Phoebe English Man; Samuel Ross for A-Cold-Wall*
British Emerging Talent — Womenswear: Faustine Steinmetz for Faustine Steinmetz; Matty Bovan for Matty Bovan; Michael Halpern for Halpern; Natalia Alaverdian for Awake; Rejina Pyo for Rejina Pyo
Business Leader: Adrian Joffe for Dover Street Market; Guram Gvasalia for Vetements; Jose Neves for Farfetch; Marco Bizzari for Gucci; Tom and Ruth Chapman for Matchesfashion.com
Model of the Year: Adwoa Aboah; Bella Hadid; Gigi Hadid; Kaia Gerber; Winnie Harlow