The best of 2018 Fashion Awards
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On Monday, December 10, the most important awards in the fashion industry took place. Here we tell you everything that happened
The 2018 Fashion Awards were held on Monday, December 10 at The Royal Albert Hall in the city of London. These awards, organized by the British Fashion Council in partnership with Swarovski, celebrate the biggest icons and fashion designers of the year. Here we show you the most important moments of the evening.
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The Red carpet
Because one of the organizers was the brand of luxury Swarovski products, the brightness was the protagonist of the outfits that sported the most influential fashion celebrities in the red carpet.
The drag queen and television personality Aquaria wore a design by the transgressive brand Matty Bovan, whose creative director also moves between genres.
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The model Winnie Harlow, who has introduced some diversity to the catwalks, walked on the red carpet wearing a Versace dress. When it comes to shine and extravagance, this brand is never far behind.
Rosie Huntington-Whitheley, meanwhile, leaned towards another classic brand in making the stars shine. She wore a Givenchy dress with a cape that made it a little more sober but no less stunning.
Without a doubt, 2018 was the year of Kaia Gerber. The daughter of super model Cindy Crawford started this year and she already took a place in the industry. Alexander McQueen dressed her up for tonight in this asymmetrical and risky dress.
Kendall Jenner is one of the most influential celebrities in the industry. Not only because of its catwalks, but because what it uses becomes fashionable instantly. For this occasion she wore a transparent gold dress, it is a bold design by Julien McDonald.
This award is given to fashion professionals who elevate sportswear to other levels of elegance and luxury. This time the designer, DJ and music producer Virgil Abloh took it to Off White.
Designer accessories of the year
Balenciaga tennis was one of the most important releases in the fashion industry this year. This is why it is no surprise that the designer Demna Gvasalia has won this award, which rewards both the designer's creativity and his business skills for Balenciaga.
Swarovski Award for Positive Change
The luxury accessories brand, awards fashion professionals who generate a positive change in the world with their work. It was awarded on this occasion to Dame Vivienne Westwood, the brtanic designer to whom we owe the punk aesthetic and the New Wave.
The Fashion Awards not only reward creativity. Aware that this industry depends not only on the minds of designers and models but also on the businessmen, they reward leadership in this aspect of fashion. This award is not given to a designer but to a CEO. This time Marco Bizzarri took him for his work with Gucci.
Brand of the year
This award went to Gucci because of its global influence in the fashion industry: its staging, its collaborations with other brands and artists, its innovative designs that still bear their signature and their campaigns. The award was given to Alessandro Michele by the singer Lana del Rey.
Model of the year
The singer Rita Ora gave this award to Kaia Gerber, who was highlighted this year on the catwalks of various brands and who participated in almost every week of fashion this year.
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Professional achievement award
During the awards, Miuccia Prada was honored for her career in the fashion industry. This is granted to professionals who have contributed new looks and new fashion forms throughout their career and who have influenced the work of others with their work.
Designer of the year
Finally, perhaps the most important prize of the evening: Designer of the year. Peripaolo Piccioli took it for his work during 2018 for the Valentino firm.
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