The Jenga enthusiast, along with Jourdan Dunn and Cara Delevingne, is in the running for the title, to be named at the British Fashion Awards ceremony on November 27. Christopher Kane, Mary Katrantzou, and Stella McCartney made the short list for Designer of the Year, while J.W. Anderson, Michael van der Ham, and Simone Rocha are candidates for the Emerging Talent Award — Ready-to-Wear. According to the Telegraph, Harold Tillman, chairman of the British Fashion Council remarked, “2012 has been a momentous year and seen a nationwide celebration of British talent … [the] Awards recognise and celebrate the exceptional individuals and brands who’ve defined out fashion industry over the past year.” Such as David Gandy.
And the rest of the nominees are …
Emerging Talent Award — Ready-to-Wear: J.W. Anderson, Michael van der Ham, and Simone Rocha.
Emerging Talent Award — Accessories: Dominic Jones, Jordan Askill, and Sophie Hulme.
Emerging Talent Award — Menswear: Agi & Sam, Jonathan Saunders, and Lou Dalton.
Model: Cara Delevingne, David Gandy, and Jourdan Dunn.
Designer Brand: Alexander McQueen, Burberry, Mulberry, and Stella McCartney.
Menswear Designer: Kim Jones for Louis Vuitton, Oliver Spencer, and Richard James.
Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator: Edward Enninful, Katie Grand, and Professor Louise Wilson OBE.
Red Carpet Award: Alessandra Rich, Roksanda Ilincic, Stella McCartney, and Victoria Beckham.
Accessory Designer: Katie Hillier, Nicholas Kirkwood, and Philip Treacy.
New Establishment Award: Erdem, Jonathan Saunders, and Meadham Kirchhoff.
Designer of the Year: Christopher Kane, Mary Katrantzou, and Stella McCartney.
The BFC Outstanding Achievement Award and the British Style Award are picked by the public.