Barbara Palvin, Giorgio Armani, Sara Sampaio and Nicholas Hoult pose as they arrive on the Style Awards 2019 in London, Britain December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
LONDON (Reuters) – Bottega Veneta inventive director Daniel Lee was the large winner on the British Style Awards on Monday, choosing up the highest prizes on the glitzy ceremony the place trade veterans Giorgio Armani and Naomi Campbell have been additionally honored.
Briton Lee, who joined the Italian luxurious items maker final yr and has obtained buzzing critiques for his trendy twists on the label’s traditional appears, was named Designer of the Yr, British Designer of the Yr – Womenswear and Equipment Designer of the Yr.
Identified for its woven leather-based luggage, Bottega Veneta, a unit of the posh group Kering SA, was additionally named Model of the Yr.
Italian designer Armani, who based his label in 1975 and went on to change into one of many largest names in vogue, usually dressing celebrities and royals, obtained the Excellent Achievement award.
The prize acknowledged the 85-year-old Armani’s “excellent contribution to the worldwide vogue trade, his creativity and imaginative and prescient of timeless fashion and look after element, which have supplied such inspiration to so many within the trade.”
Campbell, one of many catwalk’s most recognizable faces and one of many 5 main supermodels of the early 1990s, was handed the Style Icon prize, recognizing her trade and charitable work.
On the occasion held at London’s Royal Albert Corridor, singer Rihanna’s Fenty label picked up the City Luxe award, Adut Akech gained Mannequin of the Yr and Dior’s Kim Jones was named British Designer of the Yr – Menswear.
Alexander McQueen inventive director Sarah Burton, who designed Kate Middleton’s marriage ceremony costume for her 2011 nuptials to Britain’s Prince William, took the Trailblazer Award, whereas Moncler Chief Govt Remo Ruffini was named Enterprise Chief.
Friends on the awards, a fundraiser for British Style Council charities, included Hollywood stars Julia Roberts and Cate Blanchett and singer Kylie Minogue.
Reporting by Marie-Louise Gumuchian; Enhancing by Invoice Berkrot