Monday, 6 December 2010

BFC to honour Lee Alexander McQueen at the British Fashion Awards

The British Fashion Council (BFC) has announced that Lee Alexander McQueen will receive a posthumous award at this year’s British Fashion Awards tomorrow for Outstanding Achievement in Fashion Design. This award celebrates the achievement of a designer whose work has had an exceptional impact on global fashion. Four-time winner of British Designer of the Year award, Lee Alexander McQueen received the award for Outstanding Achievement in Fashion Design in recognition for his extraordinary career. To commemorate Lee’s life and celebrate this award the ceremony will open with a film featuring Lee’s most iconic pieces directed by Nick Knight, styled by Edward Enninful and soundtrack by Bjork. Speaking about his inspiration for the film Nick Knight, commented, "This film is my way of speaking about a very unique and important person who changed my life. My desire was to speak in some way about the dark and the light contained within Lee, and within us all."