The night’s big winner was Alexa Chung, who beat the dear British public’s princess Kate Middleton for the publicly chosen British Style Award. Chung wore a Christopher Kane shift, from his Spring/Summer 2012 Collection and Charlotte Olympia shoes to accept her award. Both designers were honored, too.
New Establishment award: Christopher Kane
Accessory Designer of the Year: Charlotte Dellal for Charlotte Olympia
Designer Brand of the Year: Victoria Beckham
Presented by Mr Mark Jacobs and beating the like of Burberry and Tom Ford.
Designer of the Year: Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen
Menswear Designer of the Year: Kim Jones
Model of the Year: Stella Tennant
Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator: Sam Gainsbury, Gainsbury and Whiting
Red Carpet Award: Stella McCartney
Outstanding Achievement in Fashion Award: Sir Paul Smith
Emerging Talent—Womenswear: Mary Katrantzou
Emerging Talent—Menswear: Christopher Raeburn
Emerging Talent—Accessories: Tabitha Simmons