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Who run the world? Girls! (at the BFA’s that is)

Blog 29/11/2011 10:29 AM

UK fashion was celebrated in all of its glory last night at the annual British Fashion Awards at the swanky Savoy Hotel. Over the years the industries ‘Oscars’ has become a smorgusbord of the fash world’s most powerful players and this year’s extravanza certainly didn’t disapoint.

Alexa Chung went home with the British Style award

Girl power was in full swing with Sarah Burton, Stella Mcartney and (co-creator of girl power) Victoria Beckham walking home with the three most prestigious awards.

Designer of the Year: Sarah Burton

VB sobbed and she recieved the ‘Designer Brand of the Year’ award from her close confident Marc Jacobs telling her peers:  “I’m so sorry for crying. This is really rubbish of me. I am so nervous, this means so much to me.”

Girl power is still going strong

Creative Director of Alexander Mcqueen, Sarah Burton had her cake and ate it by nabbing the ‘Designer of the Year’ award and Stella Mcartney took home the ‘Red Carpet’ award whilst newly crowned queen of prints, Mary Katrantzou was honoured with the ‘Emerging Talent gong’.

Stella Mcartney took home the Red Carpet Award

Stella Mcartney took home the Red Carpet Award

Guests at the event included every fashionista on the style stratosophere. From designers, to models, to bloggers; all attendees took no prisioners in the outfit stakes.

Take a look below to see who won what and who wore who!

La Moss

Kristen Mcmenamy

Matthew Williamson

Alice Temperley

Emerging talent award – ready to wear: Mary Katrantzou

Emerging talent award – accessories: Tabitha Simmons

Emerging talent award – menswear: Christopher Raeburn

Accessory designer: Charlotte Olympia

Menswear designer: Kim Jones

Designer brand: Victoria Beckham

Model: Stella Tennant

BFC outstanding achievement in fashion: Paul Smith

Isabella Blow award for fashion creator: Sam Gainsbury

Red carpet award: Stella McCartney

Designer of the year: Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen

New establishment award: Christopher Kane

British style award brought to you by Vodafone: Alexa Chung


(All images featured by Getty)

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