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GFW 2016 Gala Finale


Hosted by Angela Scanlon with the likes of Jeff Banks, Dame Vivienne Westwood and Christopher Bailey in attendance, the 2016 awards were announced to a crammed audience eager to see the ‘names to watch’ as picked by the GFW official judges.

red carpet dress award+ Special Recognition Award – George@Asda

Fiona Lambert picked up the award she said: “It’s been a privilege and a pleasure and I hope the next 25 years goes from strength to strength.”

+ Childrenswear Award sponsored by Mothercare – Sinaed BlagboroughUniversity of Salford

+ International Catwalk Award sponsored by Oracle – Amesh Wijesekera – Sri Lanka

+ Red Carpet Dress Award sponsored by Lipsy – Antonia NaeUniversity of East London (pictured right)

+ Fashion Innovation sponsored by Boohoo – Lorn JeanEdinburgh College of Art

+ University Design Award sponsored by Sophie Hallette – Anum RasulUniversity of Salford

visionary knitwear award 2016+ Tu at Sainsbury’s Clothing Scholarship Award – Genevieve DevineNorthumbria University

+ Visionary Knitwear Award sponsored by Matalan – Kendall BakerNottingham Trent University (pictured right)

+ George@Asda Catwalk to Store – George Hollins at Arts University Bournemouth

+ Lifetime Achievement Award – Jeff Banks, Vanessa and John Walford

+ N Brown Textile Award – Chloe JacksonNottingham Trent University

+ The Creative Catwalk Award – Hazel SymonsDe Montfort University

+ Menswear Award sponsored by Debenhams – Caoimhe SavageKingston University

+ Womenswear Award sponsored by Marks & Spencer – Quivvei JiangUniversity of the Creative Arts Epsom

+ Christopher Bailey Gold Award sponsored by Oracle – Hazel SymonsDe Montfort University (pictured below)

gold award winner 2016

Well done to all that took part.

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