Sam McKnight to be honoured with the Isabella Blow Award

    The British Fashion Council (BFC) has announced that Sam McKnight will receive the Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator at The Fashion Awards 2019, on Monday 2nd December at the Royal Albert Hall, London. McKnight will be honoured for his invaluable contribution to the fashion industry, his remarkable effort in changing the role of the session stylist within fashion and for his unique ability to create modern and glamorous looks. With a career spanning nearly 50 years in fashion, encompassing catwalks, editorial and advertising campaigns, the celebrated hair stylist Sam McKnight has helped shape the global image of renowned brands such as Balmain, Burberry, Chanel, Fendi, Tom Ford and Vivienne Westwood. During his spectacular career, McKnight created iconographic images with some of the world’s most pre-eminent photographers including Craig McDean, Irving Penn and Nick Knight. A regular contributor to British and international Vogues, i-D, Harper’s Bazaar and Vanity Fair, his career further includes styling personal appearances, red carpet events and editorials for iconic celebrities including Cate Blanchett, Emilia Clarke, Kate Moss, Princess Diana and Uma Thurman. The Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator recognises the very best innovators and creatives in fashion, celebrating invaluable contributions that have changed the entire fashion landscape.


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