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Susie Bubble, Odd Hors d’Oeuvres, and More From Last Night’s WGSN Awards

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Nicholas Kirkwood, Karl Lagerfeld, Erdem Moralioglu and Topshop were among the winners last night at the WGSN Global Fashion Awards, held at London’s grand Victoria and Albert Museum. Cat Deeley hosted the event, with appearances from Jodie Kidd, Yasmin Sewell, and Susie Lau — who went missing when it was her turn to go on the stage, but then showed up 20 minutes later, apologizing profusely. Meanwhile, guests were served the world’s strangest canapés: frozen-horseradish and smoked-salmon popsicles (which tasted just like they sound), and beetroot and goat-cheese macaroons.

Kirkwood scooped the award for Footwear and Accessories Designer, and Lagerfeld’s Paris store was named Best New Store/Refit, though sadly he wasn’t in London to collect the award himself (perhaps he was at home, practicing nice things to say about curvy women). It was also a good night for H&M’s new sister brand & Other Stories — it won the Womenswear Design Team Award. It hasn’t reached the U.S. yet, but given its strong popularity with the European fashion industry, it hopefully will.

See the full list of winners below:

Best Multi-Channel Retailer – Topshop
Best New Store/Refit – Karl Lagerfeld, Paris
Best E-Store –
Best Store – Tsvetnoy Central Market, Moscow
Buying Team –
Sports/Activewear Design Team – Sweaty Betty
Intimates/Swim Design Team – Princesse tam.tam
iSKO Denim Design Team – G-Star Raw
Sustainable Design Team – Jeanologia
Preciosa Footwear and Accessories Design Team – Gandys
Kidswear Design Team – Gap Kids & Baby
Menswear Design Team – Acne Studios
Womenswear Design Team – & Other Stories
Lycra® Future Designers Award – Lucy Gardner
Avery Dennison Emerging Fashion Brand – Emma J Shipley
Footwear and Accessories Designer – Nicholas Kirkwood
Menswear Designer – Oliver Spencer
Catrice Womenswear Designer – Erdem Moralioglu, Erdem
Hall of Fame – Christopher Bailey

Susie Bubble, Odd Hors d’Oeuvres at WGSN Awards