06 November 2014

Anna Wintour OBE announced as
British Fashion Awards honouree

The British Fashion Council has today announced that Anna Wintour OBE will receive the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2014 British Fashion Awards on 1 December (see DIARY dates). Anna, the editor-in-chief on American Vogue and Artistic Director of Condé Nast will be honoured during the ceremony for her tremendous contribution to the fashion industry. Anna's career began in London in 1970 at Harpers & Queen magazine and in 1983 she joined Condé Nast as Creative Director of American Vogue. In 1986 she returned to England as editor-in-chief of British Vogue before rejoining the American edition in 1988, in her current position. In March 2013, Anna was named the Artistic Director of Condé Nast, as well as being actively involved in fund-raising over the years. In 2003, she directed the establishment of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund and developed Fashion's Night Out in 2009, a global initiative designed to promote the retail industry, restore consumer confidence and celebrate fashion.

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