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Alessandro Michele awarded Intl Designer of the Year
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Nov '15
Michele and May Jagger/C: Getty Images
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Voted for by over 800 members of the global fashion industry, Gucci's Creative Director, Alessandro Michele was awarded International Designer of the Year at the British Fashion Awards 2015 at the London Coliseum. The British Fashion Council had announced Michele's name earlier this month.

Over 2,000 guests gathered to celebrate the successes of the fashion industry over the past year with notable attendees including David and Victoria Beckham, Georgia May Jagger, Karlie Kloss, Kate Bosworth, Lady Gaga, Liv Tyler, Nadja Swarovski, Poppy Delevingne, Salma Hayek Pinault, Samantha Cameron, Sir Philip Green, Stella Tennant and Tinie Tempah, he British Fashion Council said in a press release.

The outstanding talents of the British fashion industry were highlighted mid ceremony during a unique fashion 'showcase'. A sea of supermodels stormed the stage each handpicked and dressed by a British designer, marching to a live soundtrack by British synth pop legend, Alison Moyet with ensemble (arranged by Joe Duddell).

An impressive 30 designers took part in the show, including Anya Hindmarch, Astrid Anderson, Burberry, Christopher Kane, Erdem, Molly Goddard, Paul Smith, Sibling, Topshop Unique and Victoria Beckham.

Taking the reins as Creative Director back in January 2015, Michele's appointment marked a brave and significant shift in aesthetics for Gucci – a house famed for its leather goods and accessories; a powerhouse that currently ranks No. 2 in the global luxury goods market. The appointment was a considered one, and in the nine short months since Michele took up his new role, he was presented four collection that have caught the attention of the industry and consumers alike, and have set the fashion agenda, confirming Gucci's position as a truly directional fashion house. (SH)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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