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Winners of the 1st annual World Fashion Awards announced in London

Welsh born fashion designer Mary Quant pictured at an airport in London in 1967. (Photo by Rolls Press/Popperfoto via Getty Images/Getty Images)

Louis Vuitton, Virgil Abloh, Nicky Clarke, PrettyLittleThing, Gigi Hadid​,  and Vivienne Westwood lead the winners list at this year’s 1st annual World Fashion Awards which took place on the 18th of September 2019 at the prestigious Savoy Hotel in London.

The World Fashion Awards which was sponsored by Dechavel  celebrates the achievements of established and emerging fashion brands, outlets, designers, models, manufacturers and influencers.  The public gets to decide on who gets nominated and who eventually wins in the curated categories. Over 1.5 million fashion fans globally voted online.

The Face of 2019 a nationwide modelling search ran in tandem with the awards was one by Georgina Fisher and Kristian Eustace.

The Toni Mascolo Best Hair Dresser 2019 award was won by legendary hairdresser Nicky Clarke who commented “It’s a privilege to be here at the World Fashion Awards and winning this award tonight has been simply amazing”

The Toni Moscolo Best Hair Dresser Award is awarded in honour of  the late great Italian-born British hairdresser and businessman, and the co-founder of hairdressing chain Toni & Guy which he founded with his brother Gaetano “Guy” Mascolo.

After an amazing AW/20 catwalk by luxury brand, Dechavel with models of the Face of 2019 . The Lifetime Achievement Award was awarded to Fashion icon, Dame Mary Quant  .  Dame Mary Quant’s son Plaunkett Greene including her family were onstage to support this incredible award.

Preparations for the  World Fashion Awards 2020 are already on the way with today’s announcement of  WFMWorld Fashion Magazine,  a quarterly print and online digital magazine launching this week supporting and featuring news, features, and stories from the world of fashion.



Here are the full list of winners for the WFA 2019

Menswear Designer of the Year
Virgil Abloh (USA)

Best Accessory Designer
Maria Grazia Chiuri (Dior)

Best Newcomer
Arshia Alam (Designer)

Best Streetwear Brand

Best Makeup Artist
Lynsey Alexander

The Toni Mascolo Best Hairdresser award
Nicky Clarke

Best Fashion Photographer
John Rankin Waddell (UK)

Best Fashion & Beauty Vlogger
Patricia Bright (UK)

Best Collaboration Award
Belstaff x McLaren

Best Fashion Week
New York Fashion Week

International Fashion Icon Award

Best Jewellery & Accessories Brand
Ceccacci Watches

Best New Fashion Brand

Best Fashion Influencer sponsored by DeChavel
Gigi Hadid​

Best International Female Model
Malaika Firth

Outstanding Contribution to Fashion 2019 sponsored by The Savoy London
Vivienne Westwood

Lifetime Achievement Award
Dame Mary Quant

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