The nominees for the 2018 Fashion Awards in partnership with Swarovski have been announced. Some interesting additions to this year's potential winners include Sofia Prantera and Fergus Purcell of Aries for British Emerging Talent in Womenswear, and Sudanese-Australian model Adet Akech, who joins last year's nominees Adwoa Aboah, Bella Hadid, Kaia Gerber and Winnie Harlow for Model of the Year.

For Emerging British Menswear designer, there's nominations for Ben Cottrell and Matthew Dainty of Cottweiler, and Samuel Ross of A-COLD-WALL*. Meanwhile, 1017 ALYX 9SM and OFF-WHITE join Supreme with a nomination in the Urban Luxe category.

The award ceremony will take place on December 10 in London's Royal Albert Hall. Stay tuned for more info on the winners, and see the full list of this year's nominees below.

Accessories Designer of the Year Alessandro Michele for Gucci Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga Jonathan Anderson for Loewe Maria Grazia Chiuri for Dior Miuccia Prada for Prada

Brand of the Year Balenciaga Burberry Gucci Off-White Prada

British Designer of the Year Menswear Craig Green for Craig Green Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson Kim Jones for Dior Homme Martine Rose for Martine Rose Riccardo Tisci for Burberry

British Designer of the Year Womenswear Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson Roksanda Ilinčić for Roksanda Simone Rocha for Simone Rocha Victoria Beckham for Victoria Beckham

British Emerging Talent Menswear Ben Cottrell and Matthew Dainty for Cottweiler Eden Loweth & Tom Barratt for Art School Kiko Kostadinov for Kiko Kostadinov Phoebe English for Phoebe English Samuel Ross for A-Cold-Wall*

British Emerging Talent Womenswear Matty Bovan for Matty Bovan Natalia Alaverdian for A.W.A.K.E. Rejina Pyo for Rejina Pyo Richard Quinn for Richard Quinn Sofia Prantera for Aries

Business Leader Jonathan Akeroyd for Versace José Neves for Farfetch Marco Bizzarri for Gucci Marco Gobbetti for Burberry Michael Burke for Louis Vuitton

Designer of the Year Alessandro Michele for Gucci Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy Kim Jones for Dior Homme Pierpaolo Piccioli for Valentino Virgil Abloh for Louis Vuitton

Model of the Year Adut Akech Adwoa Aboah Bella Hadid Kaia Gerber Winnie Harlow

Urban Luxe 1017 ALYX 9SM Palace Marine Serre OFF-WHITE Supreme

In other news, we spoke to the founder of Our Legacy about the opening of the new Berlin retail space.

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