Edward Enninful to Obtain the Trailblazer Award at Style Awards – WWD

LONDON — Edward Enninful, who’s stepping apart as editor in chief of British Vogue subsequent 12 months to change into international artistic and cultural adviser of Vogue, has been named recipient of the Trailblazer Award at this 12 months’s Style Awards, the British Style Council mentioned Tuesday because it continues to drumroll for the annual fundraising extravaganza, which is because of happen Dec. 4 on the Royal Albert Corridor in London.

Caroline Rush, chief government officer of the BFC and organizer of the Style Awards, in addition to London Style Week, referred to as Enninful “a extremely influential determine, along with his groundbreaking work and collaborations transcending trend and profoundly impacting wider tradition.”

“A fierce campaigner for variety and inclusion in all the things he does, Enninful has formed a brand new imaginative and prescient for trend media by means of his tenure as editor in chief at British Vogue, not solely within the U.Okay. however globally,” she added.

The Trailblazer Award was created in 2018 to rejoice main innovators and creatives in trend, whose work prior to now 12 months has considerably formed the trade. Kim Jones, creative director of Dior menswear and creative director of high fashion, ready-to-wear and fur collections for ladies at Fendi, took dwelling the distinction that 12 months.

Former Gucci artistic director Alessandro Michele and former Alexander McQueen artistic director Sarah Burton have been awarded the popularity in 2021 and 2019, respectively.

Earlier this month Jonathan Anderson, Miuccia Prada and Raf SimonsDaniel Lee at Burberry, Matthieu Blazy of Bottega Veneta, and Burton have been revealed to be the nominees for the Designer of the Yr award at the Style Awards.

This 12 months the occasion will group with the Copenhagen-based jeweler Pandora to current awards to winners in several classes, in addition to acknowledge main trade figures equivalent to Valentino Garavani with the Excellent Achievement Award, Charlotte Tilbury with the Particular Recognition Award, and the late Joe Casely-Hayford with a brand new scholarship and a posthumous particular recognition award.

The March 2024 difficulty of British Vogue might be Enninful’s ultimate one as editor in chief. Enninful took over the position in August 2017 and in December 2020 was promoted to European editorial director of Vogue.

In his new Vogue and Condé roles, Enninful will proceed to report back to Anna Wintour, who’s the worldwide chief content material officer for Condé Nast, and editor in chief of American Vogue.

In September, Chioma Nnadi was named British Vogue’s head of editorial content material, taking on duties from Enninful. Nnadi will take care of the day-to-day working of the journal, mirroring the scenario in any respect of Condé Nast’s titles which not have editor in chiefs.

The style writer noticed earnings at its worldwide division fall 41 % in 2022 as a result of flat advert income and a sequence of extraordinary gadgets, together with severance pay for workers, in response to accounts filed at Corporations Home within the U.Okay.

The division, Condé Nast Holdings Ltd., oversees print, digital and particular occasions. It posted a 4 % drop in turnover within the interval to 254.2 million kilos.

The accounts discuss with Condé Nast’s enterprise within the U.Okay., Germany, France, Italy and Spain, the place it publishes greater than 30 editions of titles together with Vogue, Self-importance Truthful, GQ, Architectural Digest, Wired and Condé Nast Traveller. 

The corporate, which describes itself as “digital first,” noticed newsstand and subscription gross sales decline by 21 % to 42.4 million kilos within the 12-month interval, whereas advert revenues have been broadly flat at 211.8 million kilos. 

Extraordinary losses within the interval totaled 3.1 million kilos in contrast with 13.1 million kilos within the earlier interval. They resulted from quite a few components together with restructuring prices, which Condé Nast mentioned have been primarily as a result of employees severance pay because the writer reorganizes its editorial and industrial groups.

Condé Nast Holdings Ltd. is in the end owned by Advance Publications Inc., which is predicated in New York.

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