The British Fashion Council (BFC) has announced its shortlist of nominees for the 2009 British Fashion Awards, supported by Swarovski. The winners will be announced at the British Fashion Awards on December 9.
The judging panel included: Nadja Swarovski, vice-president, Swarovski Crystal Business; Lucy Yeomans, editor, Harperâ€™s Bazaar UK; Alexandra Shulman, editor, British Vogue; Sarah Mower, leading international journalist and BFC Ambassador for Emerging Talent; and Joan Burstein, founder and owner of Browns.
The nominees who have been announced so far follow.
Swarovski Emerging Talent Awardâ€”Accessories
Camilla Skovgaard, Holly Fulton, Jessica McCormack, Maria Francesca Pepe
Swarovski Emerging Talent Awardâ€”Ready-to-Wear
Mark Fast, Meadham Kirchhoff, Peter Pilotto
Burberry, Mulberry, Pringle of Scotland
Daisy Lowe, Georgia Jagger, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Emma Hill for Mulberry, Katie Hillier, Nicholas Kirkwood
Graeme Fidler for Aquascutum, Kim Jones for Dunhill, Todd Lynn
British Collection of the Year
Christopher Kane, Erdem, Jonathan Saunders
The BFC has a list of nominees for the London 25 award, a one-off award to commemorate the organizationâ€™s 25th year, at its website. No nominees were announced for the Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator, BFC Designer of the Year and BFC Outstanding Achievement in Fashion Design categories.