On November 27, the British Fashion Council (BFC) announced the recipient of the Trailblazer Award at the upcoming Fashion Awards ceremony, scheduled for December 2 at London’s Royal Albert Hall. The acclaimed designer Sarah Burton is set to receive this prestigious award in recognition of her exceptional contributions as the creative director at Alexander McQueen. Her visionary approach and unwavering support for British craftsmanship have earned her this coveted accolade.
With the fashion world eagerly anticipating the annual awards ceremony, the BFC continues to celebrate those who have made profound impacts on the industry. Sarah Burton, a distinguished British designer, has been chosen to receive the Trailblazer Award, an honor reserved for trailblazers and innovators in the fashion realm.
The BFC has applauded Sarah Burton for her creative ingenuity and her steadfast commitment to showcasing the finest of British craftsmanship in her work at Alexander McQueen. Her narrative-driven approach to the Alexander McQueen 2020 spring-summer runway show, held in Paris in September, further solidified her reputation as a trailblazer in the fashion industry.
Sarah Burton follows in the footsteps of Kim Jones, the 2018 recipient of the Trailblazer Award, as the fashion world eagerly awaits the unveiling of this year’s honorees. The «Brand of the Year» category features renowned contenders, including Bottega Veneta, Gucci, Jacquemus, Loewe, and Prada. In the fiercely contested «Model of the Year» category, notable figures such as Adesuwa Aighewi, Adut Akech, Adwoa Aboah, Kaia Gerber, and Winnie Harlow vie for recognition.