Nick Knight OBE receives the 2015 Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator Award

Back to news list
Nick Knight OBE receives the 2015 Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator Award

Nick Knight OBE will receive the Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator. Knight OBE will be honoured at this year’s ceremony for his outstanding contribution to the global fashion industry. 

Nick Knight’s prolific career began in 1982 with the publication of his first book, Skinheads. Since then, Knight has pushed the boundaries of fashion film and photography, continuously challenging conventional notions of beauty. His body of work includes some of fashions most iconic images, and his ground breaking creative collaborations with feted designers; Alexander McQueen, John Galliano and Yohji Yamamoto, resulted in era-defining imagery.

His advertising clients include some of fashion’s most prestigious brands including Calvin Klein, Christian Dior, Lancôme, Swarovski, Tom Ford and Yves Saint Laurent and his award-winning editorial for publications including, AnOther, i-D, Vogue, V Magazine and W magazines has consistently kept him at the forefront of progressive image-making for the past three decades. He has directed award-winning videos for Bjork, Lady Gaga and Kanye West and his work has been exhibited at many international galleries and institutions includig International Center of Photography, Gagosian Gallery, Tate Modern and Victoria & Albert Museum.

A digital pioneer, Knight launched SHOWstudio as an online platform to showcase fashion film in November 2000, with the ethos to 'show the entire creative process from conception to completion. Live broadcasting has become a large part of SHOWstudio's output and since its inception, SHOWstudio has worked with the world’s most sought-after filmmakers, artists, writers and influential cultural figures to create visionary online content. Recently, the site has redefined fashion commentary and show criticism with its lively panel debates, all while continuing to pioneer fashion film as the most dynamic medium to showcase fashion.

Previous winners of the Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator include: Edward Enninful (2014), Lady Amanda Harlech (2013) and Professor Louise Wilson OBE (2012).

The generosity and commitment of our sponsors is more vital than ever. Please help us by acknowledging their support for the British Fashion Awards 2015. Principal Partner Swarovski; Official Presenting Sponsors are M•A•C, and TONI&GUY. Official Sponsors are Marks & Spencer, Mercedes Benz and St Martins Lane hotel. The British Fashion Council would like to thank Fashion Monitor and Beauty Monitor.

Join the conversation: #BFA

For British Fashion Council press enquiries please contact: Clara Mercer: clara.mercer@britishfashioncouncil.com / +44 (0) 207 729 1985

or Michalis Zodiatis: michalis.zodiatis@britishfashioncouncil.com / +44 (0) 207 729 1989

For tickets to the British Fashion Awards 2015 please contact:
Rebecca Hoffman: rebecca.hoffman@britishfashioncouncil.com +44 (0) 207 729 1967

www.britishfashionawards.com | Facebook: BritishFashionCouncil | Twitter: @BFC | Instagram: @BritishFashionCouncil


Image Credit: Tim Walker