The stage is set for the top 3 brands, designers, boutiques and bloggers across 17 categories to vie for the top spot at the Grazia Style Awards, the celeb-studded annual fashion extravaganza taking place on Tuesday, March 25th at the Music Hall, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray.
Now in it's 8th year, the event - which brings together the region's fashion elite to toast the finest and the most influential individuals in the industry - is presented in association with Jigsaw, the international luxury fashion clothing retailer, and is hosted by feted British designer Giles Deacon.
A gifted and versatile designer, universally credited with injecting high-octane glamour into British fashion, Giles Deacon came into the spotlight at London Fashion Week A/W 2004.He was an instant hit and subsequently featured in the American, British, Japanese, Italian and French Vogue, as well as in W, Harper's Bazaar, POP and i-D; bought by retailers such as Harvey Nichols, Liberty and Selfridges and bestowed upon numerous industry accolades: 'Best New Designer' at the British Fashion Awards (2004), 'Best New Designer' by Elle magazine (2005), and 'British Designer of the Year' at the British Fashion Awards (2006).
This year the Awards have put together a panel of industry experts that includes Emily Johnston, founder of the hugely popular style blog Fashion Foie Gras; alongside Elaine Lloyd Jones, editor of Grazia Luxury; up and coming British designer Ashley Williams; and Ahlan! 100 trendsetter Bong Guerrero; together with Grazia readers they helped shortlist the nominees in the 6 panel categories.
Voting for the Grazia Style Awards 2014 is open to public who can still cast their vote for the top three favourites until March 23 through www.graziastyleawards.com.