2019 nominees

Fashion 2019

The most transcendent and cutting-edge fashion – whether off the rack or custom-designed for an Oscar winner – has the ability to shine a spotlight on important societal issues and show us how things should be.

This year we see fashion finally recognising and designing for the differently abled, while also loosening the grip on the industry of exclusionary Western stereotypes of beauty. As well as showcasing the beauty and spectacle of costume from film to opera, and the extraordinary skill that goes into its creation, in this year’s section we discover many designers whose work has emotional and political impact too



adidas Originals by Ji Won Choi

A Korean-influenced sportswear collection

Canister Jewellery by D'heygere

A jewellery range with a sense of humour

Chromat AW19 ‘Climatic’ Collection

A swimwear line for all body shapes

Costume design for Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)

Costume design for an opera using puppetry

Costume design for The Favourite

A low-budget design for an Oscar-winning film

Floating Knit Dress, Spring/Summer 2019 collection

A fashion designer using highly engineered wool

Green Lettuce Slides

A pair of vegan flip flops

Güerxs Agency

A modelling agency for everyday beauty

Lisa Folawiyo Spring/Summer 2018 collection

A celebration of a west African textile

Manifesto of Fashion as Resistance

A collection proving that fashion is not ephemeral

Reebok by Pyer Moss

A streetwear collection addressing race in the USA

Tommy Hilfiger Adaptive

Modified apparel for adults and children with disabilities

Viktor and Rolf Fashion Statements

A meme-worthy couture collection


Beazley Designs of the Year 2019

Discover the most innovative designs across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design from the past 12 months, as nominated by design experts from around the world.