Victoria Beckham and Stella McCartney to battle it out for British Designer Of The Year

Battle of the fashionistas: Victoria Beckham and Stella McCartney in race for British Designer Of The Year title

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15:03 GMT, 4 September 2012

From the countless red carpet events to the Olympic ceremonies, it has been one great year for British fashion.

And now the nominations have landed for the British Fashion Awards 2012.

The event, which is the most celebrated of the year in the fashion world, showcases the year's most acclaimed designers.

Battle of the Brits: Victoria Beckham will try and pip Stella McCartney to the title of Designer Of The Year

Battle of the Brits: Victoria Beckham will try and pip Stella McCartney to the title of Designer Of The Year

Battle of the Brits: Victoria Beckham will try and pip Stella McCartney to the title of Designer Of The Year

After her kit-designing efforts at this Summer's Games, it is no surprise that Stella McCartney is in the running for Designer Of The Year along with Mary Kantrantzou and Christopher Kane.

Burberry and Mulberry have also made the cut for the award, which will be given to a British brand that has made an impact on the international fashion scene.

Spice Girl turned fashion extraordinaire Victoria Beckham is also in the running.

Although she is new to the British fashion scene, her designs have made a splash in both the UK and across the pond with numerous A-listers rushing out to get their hands on her figure-hugging dresses.

Roksanda Ilincic, the Duchess of
Cambridge and fashion ambassador Samantha Cameron's choice of designer
is also a firm contender.

For the event's eye-candy, David Gandy will attempt to beat Cara Delevigne and Jourdan Dunn to the crown of best model.

The British Fashion Council will once
again be looking to the public to decide the winner of the British
Style Award 2012, sponsored by Vodafone.

The award, which was won by Alexa Chung in 2010 and 2011, will be presented at this year’s British Fashion Awards.

This award is to recognise an
individual who most embodies the spirit of London and is an
international ambassador for London as a leading creative fashion
capital.

Alexa Chung has taken home British Style award of the year for two year's running

Alexa Chung has taken home British Style award of the year for two year's running

David Gandy is in the running for model of the year against Cara Delevigne and Jourdan Dunn

David Gandy is in the running for model of the year against Cara Delevigne and Jourdan Dunn

The British Style Award is based on the success of the London 25 Award, introduced in 2009 as part of the BFC’s 25th anniversary celebrations and awarded to Kate Moss.

The award is decided entirely by public vote and a list of nominees has been complied by a panel of key industry opinion formers. The nominees this year include Cara Delevingne, David Gandy, Florence Welch, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tinie Tempah and Victoria Beckham.

The British Fashion Awards recognise the most influential people in fashion today and will celebrate the excellence in British fashion through awards such as Designer of the Year, Designer Brand, Accessory Designer, Menswear Designer and three Emerging Talent Award’s which recognise designers as they establish their fashion businesses.

Harold Tillman, chairman of the British Fashion Council, who announced the nominees at the Savoy last night, said: ''2012 has been a momentous year and seen a nationwide celebration of British talent.

'The British Fashion Awards recognise and celebrate the exceptional individuals and brands who've defined out fashion industry over the past year and we're incredibly proud to announce these nominees who represent a cross section of British fashion talent.'

The British Fashion Awards will take place on November 27.