Battle of the berries at this year's British Fashion Awards

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Burberry or Mulberry -- who's it going to be? Both brands, alongside Pringle of Scotland, have been nominated as UK designer brand of the year, announced the British Fashion Council November 27.

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Burberry or Mulberry - who's it going to be? Both brands, alongside Pringle of Scotland, have been nominated as UK designer brand of the year, announced the British Fashion Council November 27.

In the model category, 'it girls' Daisy Lowe and Georgia Jagger will compete against Victoria's Secret 'Angel' Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, while promising fresh design talent including Mark Fast, Peter Pilotto and Maria Francesca Pepe are all in the running for winning one of the Swarovski-sponsored support schemes.

In men's wear, which is currently gaining even more importance with London Fashion Week dedicating a full day to the field, rock'n'roller Todd Lynn will battle it out against the more basic Kim Jones at Dunhill and Aquascutum's Graeme Fidler.

Additional winners to be announced during the awards gala in London December 9, include the main prize Designer of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Fashion, and the Isabella Blow Award. Contestants for these categories have not been made public.

Here is the list of nominees as published November 27:

Accessories Designer

Emma Hill for Mulberry
Katie Hillier
Nicholas Kirkwood

Menswear Designer

Graeme Fidler for Aquascutum
Kim Jones for dunhill
Todd Lynn

Model

Daisy Lowe
Georgia Jagger
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Designer brand

Burberry
Mulberry
Pringle of Scotland

Swarovski Emerging Talent Award for Accessories

Mark Fast
Meadham Kirchhoff
Peter Pilotto

Swarovski Emerging Talent Award for Ready to Wear

Camilla Skovgaard
Holly Fulton
Jessica McCormack
Maria Francesca Pepe

Site: britishfashionawards.com

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