Dissecting China’s presence at the British Fashion Awards 2023, here are the designers who dressed celebrities and the nominated talent hailing from the mainland.
The annual fashion fundraiser that defines the protagonists steering the industry took place last night at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Running since 1989, the star-studded British Fashion Awards garners global attention as one of the most-talked-about ceremonies of the year. Over on TikTok, posts about the event have accumulated 117.5 million views and counting.
British Womenswear Designer of the Year went to Ferragamo creative director Maximilian Davis, while collab-queen Martine Rose scooped the Menswear Designer of the Year gong. The most coveted award, the Designer of the Year prize went to JW Anderson and Loewe creative director Jonathan Anderson.
China’s independent designers did not make the cut for this year’s nominations. However, New Zealand-born, London-based Chinese fashion photographer Annie Lai deserves an honorable mention for being recognized as one of the British Fashion Council’s New Wave Creatives of 2023. Continue to read the full article here