Alexander McQueen and JW Anderson lead this year’s British Fashion Award nominations.

The labels have scored two nominations each, with Irish-born designer Anderson up for the Mens/Women’s wear Designer of the Year titles, while British fashion house McQueen is in the running to take home the best Brand and Red Carpet Designer prizes.

Alexander McQueen Spring 2014 RTW

Last year’s winner Christopher Kane, is once again nominated in the Women’s wear designer category along with British-Turkish designer Erdem, while Alexander McQueen faces stiff competition in the Brand of the year category from Stella McCartney and Victoria Beckham.

Model of the moment Cara Delevingne will battle it out with Sam Rollinson and Jourdan Dunn for the Model of Year Award, while Saint Laurent’s Hedi Slimane, Louis Vuitton’s Nicolas Ghesquière and Raf Simmons are in the running to land the International Designer title, reports

The Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator and BFC Outstanding Achievement Award will also be handed out on the night to an esteemed British stylist, make-up artist, art director, photographer or producer and global fashion icon, respectively.

The star-studded ceremony will be presented by comedian Jack Whitehall at the London Coliseum theater on December 1.


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