Blog: Burberry bags two British fashion awards

Katie Smith | 3 December 2013

Bailey was awarded menswear designer of the year for Burberry

Bailey was awarded menswear designer of the year for Burberry

Burberry won two awards at this year's British Fashion Awards. The luxury brand was awarded designer brand of the year, while newly-appointed CEO Christopher Bailey was named menswear designer of the year. 

The event, which took place last night (2 December), was organised by the British Fashion Council (BFC). 

The womenswear designer of the year accolade was awarded to Christopher Kane, while the honour of outstanding achievement in fashion was given to Terry and Tricia Jones. The newly-created international designer of the year award, meanwhile, went to Miuccia Prada for Prada. 

Lady Amanda Harlech received the Isabella Blow award for fashion creator, in recognition of her creative inspiration and influence in the fashion industry.

Nicholas Kirkwood was named accessory designer of the year, Simone Rocha was awarded emerging womenswear designer, and design duo Agi & Sam received the emerging menswear designer award. The emerging accessory designer of the year was given to Sophia Webster for her footwear label. 

In addition, JW Anderson was named the new establishment designer for 2013. 

Sectors: Apparel, Retail

Companies: Prada, Burberry

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