Stella McCartney Designer of the Year
The annual British Fashion Awards at Lawrence Hall, handed Stella McCartney Designer of the Year award; only the fifth time a women has taken the award in 20 years! Vivienne Westwood recieved the Outstanding Achievement Award and Anya Hindmarch took the award for Best Designer Brand. Not surprisingly, Marc Jacobs store was awarded Best Retail Concept. The British Fashion Awards are an industry event sponsored by the British Fashion Council.