LONDON-The most significant night in the British fashion industry calendar took place at the Royal Albert Hall tonight with the biggest names in the business in attendance to round off the year in suitably fabulous style. Over 4,000 guests- David Beckham, Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss and Gigi Hadid among them-gathered to toast the rebranded British Fashion Awards - now known simply as ‘The Fashion Awards’. The ceremony has now finished, with those who have shaped fashion this year awarded for their contributions.  David Beckham presented American designer Ralph Lauren with an Outstanding Achievement awardfor carving out a globally-known business dedicated to the All-American look- from jeans and tees to Oscar gowns, Lauren’s done it all.The most closely-watched contest of the night saw supermodel sister against supermodel sister as Bella and Gigi Hadid were both nominated in the International Model of the Year category. Older sister Gigi emerged victorious, wearing a dramatic Atelier Versace look to collect her award. Never mind Bella, there’s always next year.

 

This news was published in The Nation newspaper. Read complete newspaper of 07-Dec-2016 here.