Valentino Garavani, Winner of the 'Outstanding Achievement Award' at the 2023 The Fashion Awards

Written by Ethan  on 07 Dec, 2023
Valentino Garavani, Winner of the 'Outstanding Achievement Award' at the 2023 The Fashion Awards | 1
[Photo Provided= Valentino, British Fashion Council]

Mr. Valentino Garavani, the legendary founder of the Italian luxury haute couture brand Maison Valentino, received the 'Outstanding Achievement Award' at the 'The Fashion Awards 2023', hosted by the British Fashion Council and sponsored by Pandora.

Valentino Garavani, Winner of the 'Outstanding Achievement Award' at the 2023 The Fashion Awards | 2
[Photo Provided= Valentino, British Fashion Council]

Nominees and winners of 'The Fashion Awards' were selected by an international jury of over 1,000 industry professionals. The ceremony was broadcast live via streaming.

Valentino Garavani, Winner of the 'Outstanding Achievement Award' at the 2023 The Fashion Awards | 3
[Photo Provided= Valentino, British Fashion Council]

To honor Valentino Garavani's Outstanding Achievement Award, a fashion show consisting of 24 red dresses was held.

The fashion show was accompanied by a video of the ballet performance, [An evening at the opera with Valentino], screened at the Teatro Valentino Garavani, a theater dedicated to Valentino Garavani by the city of Boghera, Italy.

This was a new work co-planned and directed by Eleonora Abbagnato and Daniele Cipriani.

The 'Outstanding Achievement Award' presentation was conducted by Daniele Cipriani and Valentino Garavani's long-time friend, actress Gwyneth Paltrow, who shared the joy of the award.

About the British Fashion Council
The British Fashion Council (BFC) is a non-profit organization established in 1983, playing a role in strengthening the British fashion industry in the global economy as responsible and creative industry leaders. It works to accelerate a successful circular economy in fashion by embracing and building diversity, and by encouraging participation in collective networks. The BFC promotes British fashion globally through events such as fashion weeks, exhibitions, showcases, and more. The BFC supports British designers in developing their profiles and businesses internationally, assists talents at the university level, and aims to further support talent discovery and business assistance.

The BFC Foundation (charity registration number: 1185215) was established in 2019 for charitable purposes and fundraising. The BFC Foundation provides support to designers through four talent discovery and business support plans: the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund, BFC/GQ Designer Fund, BFC NEWGEN, and BFC Fashion Trust. Along with the support of the BFC College Committee, the BFC Foundation offers undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships to students, as well as opportunities to connect with the fashion industry through design competitions and graduate 'preview days'. In 2020, the British Fashion Council established the Institute of Positive Fashion (IPF) to help the British fashion industry achieve more resilient and circular goals through global collaboration and local action.

Key events of the British Fashion Council include London Fashion Week sponsored by Clearpay in February, June, September each year, the annual London Showroom showcasing events highlighting creativity and innovation in the fashion industry, and 'The Fashion Awards'.


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