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Jaden Smith wins New Fashion Icon at The Fashion Awards 2016

December 5, 2016

Fashion | by Rose Stewart


Jaden Smith wins New Fashion Icon at The Fashion Awards 2016 in partnership with SWAROVKSI. Smith was presented his award by legendary stylist, Edward Enninful and 2016 Mercury Prize winner, SkeptaCongratulations also goes to Craig Green who won British Menswear Designer. Four thousand guests attended this year’s awards, which took place at the iconic London landmark, the Royal Albert Hall on Monday the 5th of December.

Famous faces from fashion to entertainment to sport were there including Mario Testino, Tom Ford, Anna Wintour, Gigi Hadid, Kate Moss, David Gandy, Christopher Bailey, Jared Leto, Jaden Smith, David Beckham, Domhnall Gleeson and Lady Gaga, who presented Green with his award.

 

Jaden Smith won New Fashion Icon, along with his sister, Willow.
Jaden Smith won New Fashion Icon, along with his sister, Willow. Photograph by REX Shutterstock.

 

Lady Gaga presented Craig Green with his 2016 award.
Lady Gaga presented Craig Green with his 2016 award. Photograph by REX Shutterstock.

 

David Gandy attends The Fashion Awards 2016. Photograph by REX Shutterstock.
David Gandy attended  The Fashion Awards 2016. Photograph by REX Shutterstock.

 

Burberry's Christopher Bailey attends The Fashion Awards 2016. Photograph by REX Shutterstock.
Burberry’s chief creative, Christopher Bailey attended The Fashion Awards 2016. Photograph by REX Shutterstock.

 

This year also ushered in the annual fundraiser gala for the British Fashion Council Education Foundation charity, offering scholarships for BAs and MAs and funding for apprenticeships for industry skills.

The full list of winners for The Fashion Awards 2016:

 

British Emerging Talent: Molly GoddardPresented by Alexa Chung & Jordan Kale Barrett

 

The Swarovski Award for Positive Change: Franca Sozzani (Editor in Chief, Vogue Italia & L’Uomo Vogue)Presented by Tom Ford

 

British Menswear Designer: Craig Green for Craig GreenPresented by Lady Gaga

 

British Womenswear Designer: Simone Rocha for Simone RochaPresented by Kate Beckinsale

 

Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator: Bruce Weber (Photographer)Presented by David Bailey CBE & James Jagger

 

Special Recognition: Celebrating 100 years of British VoguePresented by Mario Testino OBE

 

British Brand: Alexander McQueenPresented by Naomi Campbell

 

International Business Leader: Marco Bizzari (President and CEO, GUCCI)Presented by Francois Henri Pinault & Karlie Kloss

 

International Urban Luxury Brand: VetementsPresented by Marilyn Manson

 

New Fashion Icons: Jaden & Willow SmithPresented by Edward Enninful OBE & Skepta

 

International Model: Gigi HadidPresented by Donatella Versace

 

International Accessories Designer: Alessandro Michele for Gucci ­– Presented by Jared Leto

 

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Alessandro Michele and Jared Leto. Photograph by REX Shutterstock.

 

International Ready-to-Wear Designer: Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga ­– Presented by Carine Roitfeld & Stella Tennant

 

Outstanding Achievement in Fashion: Ralph LaurenPresented by David Beckham OBE

 

Other event partners include American Express, M•A•C and TONI&GUY, CÎROC, Marks & Spencer, Mercedes-Benz and SHOWstudio.

 

 

Words by Rose Stewart