Right here to current essentially the most notable style expertise all year long, the Faby Awards has rounded up a shortlist of the preferred and game-changing designers of 2022. With a lot competitors, it wasn’t straightforward, however that’s why we’d like your assist to vote and choose the one to be titled 2022’s Designer of the 12 months!
Dolce & Gabbana
This yr was an eventful one for Dolce and Gabbana! From becoming a member of forces with Kim Kardashian and their curator for the Spring-Summer time 2023 Ciao, Kim to single-handedly dressing everything of Kourtney and Travis Barker’s Italian marriage ceremony in Portofino, the design duo had a busy run.
Beyonce was additionally an enormous fan of D&G this previous yr and wore variety of appears for Renaissance and numerous appearances thereafter.
2022 may very well be dubbed because the yr of Piccioli Pink, a selected shade of sizzling pink that was formally added to the Pantone shade area, because of Valentino’s popularization of the hue. The colourful pink is known as after artistic director Pierpaolo Piccioli who has been instrumental in driving the artistic home to explosive success this yr, dressing everybody from Rihanna to Beyonce, Zendaya and plenty of extra.
Tom Ford made headlines this previous November for changing into a billionaire designer! After closing a cope with Estée Lauder who purchased his firm for reportedly $2.8 billion, this put Mr. Ford’s price at round $3 billion USD.
The design home and sweetness firm had an present enterprise relationship courting again to 2005 as companions, nevertheless this new commerce will enable for Tom Ford’s growth into make-up and perfume, classes which have already seen nice efficiency and are projected to solely develop an increasing number of!
Trend stays on the core of the model, in fact, so we are able to count on to see much more stars like Jennifer Lopez and Steve Harvey put on his future collections!
Olivier Rousteing of Balmain
Olivier Rousteing has been directing the artistic imaginative and prescient at French couture maison Balmain for greater than 10 years now. He was solely 24 years outdated when appointed Artistic Director and on the time he was the one black designer on the helm of a luxurious label of its sort. Inclusivity is embedded into the soul of his designs combined with opulent gildings.
For his most up-to-date Spring 2023 assortment, greater than 100 appears together with ready-to-wear, menswear and couture emulated the pure components of the earth, uncooked and closely textured, with an accent of the setting and sustainability.
Primarily based out of Milan, Gilda Ambrosio and Giorgia Tordini are the designer pair who launched The Attico, a ready-to-wear and equipment label, in 2016. The title interprets to penthouse in Italian and tells a narrative of a glamorous and stylish youthful way of life. They discover their inspirations in every part classic, from lavish furnishings and interiors to luxe jewels and gems.
Their designs, liked by Rihanna, Lori Harvey, Dua Lipa and possibly some other style lady you possibly can consider, convey again the retro 80s with silks, satins, fringe additions, sequinned gildings, feathers, jumpsuits and every part else that screams ‘costly’!
Designer Sergio Hudson just isn’t one to shrink back from daring colours. In truth, this is without doubt one of the key components of his collections. One other tell-tale signal of a real Sergio Hudson piece is the standard tailoring. No surprise Issa Rae, Blake Energetic, Megan Thee Stallion and even Vice President Kamala Harris are simply a few of Hudson’s clientele.
Hudson began his namesake label again in 2014 after successful Rihanna’s televised style competitors Styled to Rock. The womenswear model is well-known for its highly effective silhouettes (assume flowy and stylish boss chick vibes) and monochromatic appears, however Hudson additionally creates beautiful ground size show-stopping robes and versatile everyday-wear belts.
Rick Owens stays a star go-to throughout female and male stars for his well-known gothic aesthetic that gives distinctive items in darkish and impartial tones to mix completely and elevate virtually any look! Within the realm of night put on, he continues to decorate A-listers with each customized and ready-to-wear designs.
A notable star favourite this yr was the Prong Costume, worn by the likes of Kim Kardashian in silver, Alisha Curry, Monica and Nazanin Mandi.
After discovering fame by successful Mission Runway, Christian Siriano launched his eponymous label in 2008. His crimson carpet-worthy robes are what hold his designs consistently on greatest dressed lists worldwide, whether or not they could be modernized tulle attire that may make any Disney princess drool or smooth goddess-like items effortlessly draped over one among his many muses.
This yr, now we have seen the likes of Halle Berry, Camila Cabello, Megan Fox and Karrueche all rocking a Siriano design.
Denim Tears is the culturally acutely aware designer model that has been infiltrating the likes of Levi’s, Champion, and Converse to inform the marginalized tales of Black folks across the globe. Since its inception again in 2019, artistic director Tremaine Emory has all the time taken a for-us-by-us strategy in having powerful however needed conversations by all means needed by the model and with style as his most important medium.
One of the fashionable and immediately recognizable designs to emerge from the label is in fact the Cotton Wreath emblem that decorates a lot of the Denim Tears denims and sweaters, noticed on a few of your faves similar to A$AP Rocky, Bella Hadid and Burna Boy in latest months. The selection of a cotton plant was an intentional nod to its legacy of slavery in America.
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