The British Fashion Council has announced a new digital format for the 2020 Fashion Awards, given the restrictions on major events and travel.
The annual World Creativity and Innovation Festival will take place digitally on Thursday, 3 December 2020.
The 2020 Fashion Awards honor and recognize designers, brands, creatives and individuals who have brought positive changes in the fashion industry this year. of those who have bravely faced this challenging time, with the active response of those who challenge prejudice in the fashion industry and strive for change.
Twenty individuals and brands were recognized and received the 2020 Fashion Awards for their special contributions.
Winners will be announced via short films documenting the 2020 fashion industry while compiling a list of next-generation leaders and opinion-makers to share their personal visions of this year’s highlights.
New Wave: Artists, a list of the most innovative and inspiring young creative talents from around the world, is also returning.
Stephanie Fair, President of BFC, commented, “It is more important than ever to recognize the people in the fashion industry who have played a vital role in this extraordinary year and who demonstrated the compassion and resilience of our industry. This is what the 2020 Fashion Awards are doing, attracting the attention of those who have demonstrated creative leadership and resilience over the past year. “”
Caroline Rush, CEO of BFC added, “The past few months have shown us that the fashion industry needs to be reset, which is why this year, under special circumstances, it was important for us to identify the people and companies that make up some of the most important and most challenging issues. our generation has played a role, and to protect those who have raised standards in areas such as diversity, sustainability and community sustainability. “”
The British Fashion Council also took the opportunity to announce the date of the 2021 Fashion Awards, which will take place on Monday 29 November 2021 at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
The ceremony will be rethought to reflect BFC’s new mission and with the aim of making technology and commitment at the center of it to drive innovation and new experiences.