Burberry's Christopher Bailey was awarded the prestigious Hall of Fame accolade at the WGSN Global Fashion Awards.
Christopher Bailey has received the Hall of Fame award.
The Burberry designer picked up the prestigious prize at the fourth annual WGSN Global Fashion Awards in London last night (30.10.13).
Bailey was recently appointed Burberry's CEO and is set to replace Angela Ahrendts, as well as keeping his current role as the luxury brand's Chief Creative Officer.
WGSN describes the prize as celebrating the achievements of someone who has ''furthered the interests of the industry, broken new ground and inspired the world.''
Previous recipients of the award include photographer Rankin and Biba founder Barbara Hulanicki.
The ceremony also honoured high street favourites including Topshop - who won the Best Multi-Channel Retailer awards - Gap - who picked up the Kidswear Design Team - and online retail outlet Net-A-Porter.com, who scooped the Best Buying Team gong.
Meanwhile, Erdem Moralioglu was awarded the Catrice Womenswear Designer prize, and Nicholas Kirkwood was given the Footwear and Accessories Designer accolade.
The full list of WGSN Global Fashion Awards winners is as follows:
Catrice Womenswear Designer: Erdem Moralioglu
Menswear Designer: Oliver Spencer
Footwear and Accessories Designer: Nicholas Kirkwood
Sustainable Design Team: Geanologia
Best Multi-Channel Retailer: Topshop
Womenswear Design Team: & Other Stories
Menswear Design Team: Acne
Sports/Activewear Design Team: Sweaty Betty
Avery Dennison Emerging Fashion Brand: Emma J Shipley
Intimates and Swim Design Team: Seafolly
Kidswear Design Team: Gap
Best New Store: Karl Lagerfeld, Paris
Best Store: Tsvetnoy Central Market in Moscow, Russia
iSKO Denim Design Team: G-Star Rwa
Preciosa Footwear and Accessories Design Team: Gandys
Lycra Future Designer: Lucy Gardner
Best Buying Team: Net-A-Porter.com
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