Self-Portrait nominated in British Fashion Awards 2016

Malaysian-born designer Han Chong's label is a contender for the British Emerging Talent award

By Andrea Tim | Published: 27 Oct 2016

Self-Portrait BFA16

The nominees for the British Fashion Awards 2016 are out, and Malaysian designer and Central Saint Martins graduate Han Chong's label is on the list! Self-Portrait, which has grown rapidly in the past few years to become a celebrity red carpet favourite, has been nominated for the British Emerging Talent award.

"So incredibly honoured and humbled to be nominated among such talented and creative artists," Chong wrote on Instagram. "I never imagined beyond my wildest dreams that this would be possible, thank you @britishfashioncouncil."

The London-based brand is vying for the award with Alessandra Rich, Charles Jeffrey, Faustine Steinmetz and Molly Goddard. On 5 December at the Royal Albert Hall, the British Fashion Council will announce the winners for the 15 award categories, six of which (Creative Influencer, Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator, Outstanding Achievement Award, Special Recognition Award, Swarovski Award for Positive Change and Fashion Icon) are special awards with no pre-announced nominees.

Here's the full list of nominees.

British Emerging Talent
Alessandra Rich
Charles Jeffrey
Faustine Steinmetz
Molly Goddard

British Menswear Designer
Craig Green
Grace Wales Bonner for Wales Bonner
Jonathan Anderson for J.W.Anderson
Tom Ford
Vivienne Westwood

British Womenswear Designer
Christopher Kane
Jonathan Anderson for J.W.Anderson
Roksanda Illincic for Roksanda
Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen
Simone Rocha

British Brand
Alexander McQueen
Christopher Kane
Stella McCartney

International Business Leader
Adrian Joffe for Comme des Garçons and Dover Street Market
Christopher Bailey for Burberry
Guram Gvasalia for Vetements
Marco Bizzarri for Gucci
Stefano Sassi for Valentino

International Urban Luxury Brand
Gosha Rubchinskiy

International Model
Adwoa Aboah
Bella Hadid
Gigi Hadid
Kendall Jenner
Lineisy Montero

International Accessories Designer
Alessandro Michele for Gucci
Anya Hindmarch
Johnny Coca for Mulberry
Jonathan Anderson for Loewe
Stuart Vevers for Coach

International Ready-To-Wear Designer
Alessandro Michele for Gucci
Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga
Donatella Versace for Versace
Jonathan Anderson for Loewe
Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy

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