The Fashion Awards 2021 presented by TikTok will be hosted by award-winning performer, author and activist Billy Porter and celebrate fashion's role in culture and entertainment.
The event will take place on Monday 29th November at London's Royal Albert Hall, with tickets available here.
Host Billy Porter is best known for his performance in FX’s series 'Pose', which earned him the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, as well as Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice Award, and Television Critics Association nominations.
Porter is also known as a style icon for his red carpet appearances, and has a number of current and future creative projects, including his recent memoir, 'Unprotected', his film directorial debut, and also a role in the forthcoming Disney+ animated series, 'The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder', which will launch in 2022.
The Fashion Awards presented by TikTok raises funds for the BFC Foundation (Registered Charity Number: 1185152) which supports the future growth and success of the British fashion industry by focusing on Talent, Education, Grant-Giving and Business Mentoring and aims to improve equality and opportunity so that the fashion industry remains diverse and open to all, helping talented designers at all stages of their career from school level through to becoming a global fashion brand. In 2020/21, the BFC raised £1.7 million for the BFC Foundation, and its talent support initiatives and this year the charity supported 33 designers.
The generosity and commitment of Awards partners, suppliers and supporters is more vital than ever. The Awards have benefited from the ongoing support of TikTok; Official Partners: American Express, Getty Images, Moët & Chandon, Royal Salute and The Londoner.
Image source: Shavonne Wong/BFC