2011 British Fashion Awards

Across the pond the 2011 British Fashion Awards took place in London Monday evening. The Savoy hotel was the location for the big event. The evening was celebrated with style as some of fashion’s biggest names accepted their awards.

Marc Jacobs

Victoria Beckham and Marc Jacobs in British Fashion Awards Press Room

Victoria Beckham got choked up during her acceptance speech after being recognized as ‘Designer Brand of the Year’. Victoria went on to say,

“I’m sorry for crying, I’m being so rubbish. I would like to thank the British fashion industry for their support. My parents, my kids, and my husband. Without David, I wouldn’t have had the courage to do what I am doing,” said the designer.

Sarah Burton Alexander McQueen

Sarah Burton at British Fashion Awards

No surprise came when Sarah Burton from Alexander McQueen was named designer of the year. The noteworthy designer was responsible for all her amazing work on the royal wedding, including Kate Middleton’s wedding dress.

Also receiving a top award for her personal style was Fashionista Alexa Chung! Please see below for a full list of the 2011 British Fashion Award Winners.

Alexa Chung at British Fashion Awards

Alexa Chung at British Fashion Awards

Designer of the Year: Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen

Designer Brand: Victoria Beckham

New Establishment Award: Christopher Kane

Menswear Designer: Kim Jones

Accessory Designer: Charlotte Olympia

Red Carpet Award: Stella McCartney

Emerging Talent Award, Ready-To-Wear: Mary Katrantzou

Emerging Talent Award, Menswear: Christopher Raeburn

Emerging Talent Award, Accessories: Tabitha Simmons

Model: Stella Tennant

BFC Outstanding Achievement: Paul Smith

Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator: Charlotte Gainsbury

British Style Award: Alexa Chung

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