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, Skepta. Congratulations 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.
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 Goddard – Presented 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 Green – Presented by Lady Gaga
British Womenswear Designer: Simone Rocha for Simone Rocha – Presented 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 Vogue – Presented by Mario Testino OBE
British Brand: Alexander McQueen – Presented by Naomi Campbell
International Business Leader: Marco Bizzari (President and CEO, GUCCI) – Presented by Francois Henri Pinault & Karlie Kloss
International Urban Luxury Brand: Vetements – Presented by Marilyn Manson
New Fashion Icons: Jaden & Willow Smith – Presented by Edward Enninful OBE & Skepta
International Model: Gigi Hadid – Presented by Donatella Versace
International Accessories Designer: Alessandro Michele for Gucci – Presented by Jared Leto
International Ready-to-Wear Designer: Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga – Presented by Carine Roitfeld & Stella Tennant
Outstanding Achievement in Fashion: Ralph Lauren – Presented 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