Since 1989, the British Fashion Council has hosted the most prestigious evening in the U.K.’s fashion calendar, The Fashion Awards, and for 2022 the star-studded night hosted at the Royal Albert Hall brought plenty of glitz, glamor, and worthy celebrations.
Hosted by the actress Jodie Turner-Smith, the annual BFC fundraiser brought stars to the red carpet in all their opulence. Christine Quinn, whose voiceover commenced the evening alongside appearances from Tom Daley and Munya Chawawa, as well as Naomi Campbell, Florence Pugh, Golda Rosheuvel, Yasmin Finney, Burna Boy, Stormzy, Tilda Swinton, Edward Enninful, Ashley Graham, Elizabeth Debicki, Charlotte Tilbury, Kojey Radical, Central Cee and many more arrived in style and sat at the head of the stage, sitting in perfect sight of the Jean Paul Gaultier, Shygirl and Jessie Ware performances.
As for the winners, it was a night that celebrated both homegrown talents and those further afield who smashed 2022. The Special Recognition Award for Cultural Curation was awarded to Jefferson Hack, while Designer of the Year went to Valentino‘s Pierpaolo Piccioli.
Bella Hadid was this year’s top model, while Independent British Brand went to Grace Wales Bonner. The BFC Foundation Award, which “recognizes an emerging designer from those receiving support from the BFC Foundation in this year who over the last 12 months has had a major creative impact on global fashion,” was rightly given to Steven Stokey-Daley for his eponymous label, S.S.DALEY, while British fashion House