Gigi had an emotional night at Britain’s Fashion Awards last night, after being awarded the title of International Model of the Year by one of her idols, Donatella Versace.
To be voted for this award by the @britishfashioncouncil, to stand in front of an audience full of my greatest inspirations, idols, and friends, and to be presented International Model of the Year by my angel @donatella_versace was one of the most humbling and emotional experiences of my life. To walk into that room and feel so at home is a great blessing and I have & will cherish every friend, memory, lesson and adventure this industry has given me, forever. I can’t wait to continue to grow and create with all of you, and to see what the future holds !! Make a conscious effort every day to be someone people enjoy working with, and your possibilities will surprise you. ❤️
The award was presented by the British Fashion Council, the force behind London Fashion Week and a champion of British fashion. The council’s annual awards ceremony celebrates the best of the best in global fashion.
Other recipients at the start-studded show were Gucci’s Alessandro Michele, who won best International Ready-To-Wear Designer, and Jaden and Willow Smith, who received the New Fashion Icons award.
Demna Gvasalia also picked up International Ready-To-Wear Designer for his work at Balenciaga, and his label Vetements won best International Urban Luxury Brand.
All in all, Gigi was among some fashion greats. Watch a clip of her acceptance speech here:
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