The 6th annual FashionWorked Awards (founded by Ross Pollard) celebrated the winners for 2017 on a roof terrace in Soho over London Fashion Week Men’s as part of the Grooming Room schedule of events – of which Candid Magazine was the media partner.

FashionWorked Awards judges and presenters: Candid’s creative director, Rebekah Roy; Hilary Alexander and Candid’s editor-in-chief, Courtney Blackman
The laid-back FashionWorked Awards, which took place on the 11th of June, welcomed attendees from the impressive judging panel including Hilary Alexander; our editor-in-chief, Courtney Blackman; our creative director, Rebekah Roy; singer-songwriter, Elyar; television presenters Stefanie Jones (Fashion One) and Prince Cassius (E!), and fashion writer, Jai’me Jan.

An abundance of this year’s award nominees were also present: fashion designer, Joshua Kane; Safia Minney and Sven Segal of Po-Zu and half of the Hoxton Radio fashion team. Joining Candid, media included GQ, Marie Claire, Disorder, Noctis and Rion Magazine, and several stars were at the event including Naomi Grossman, who also presented an award; renowned photographer, Joe Simpson; actor, Charlie Mills and musician, Harry Lee Dobson.

American GQ’s Bryan Griffin
Playing to the awards’ founder, Ross Pollard’s affinity for the hippopotamus (you’ll often find him in a hippo mask), winners took home mini, golden hippos. The full list of winners and presenters is below:

Ross Pollard presents Adam Walker of The Male Stylist, winner of ‘Best Blog’.
‘Best Blog’, judged by Samuel Bensoussan, presented by Ross Pollard

The Male Stylist – Winner
The Guy Liner
SilverSpoons London
Diary Of A Fashion Darling
Alison Canavan
PlusMinus Magazine
This Is Teral
Zanna van Dijk

‘Best Accessory’, judged by Lorna Luxe, presented by Ross Pollard
Pins & Badges – Winner
Half Moon Bags
Statement Chokers
Statement Earrings
Full Body Chains
Square-toed Shoes
Bold Graphic Prints On Bags
‘The Always Incredible Style Icon’, judged by Dave Bennett, presented by Ross Pollard
Elton John – Winner
Michelle Obama
Marion Cotillard
Jarvis Cocker
Idris Elba
Jennifer Lopez
Phoebe Philo
HRH The Queen
‘Worst High Street Store’, judged by Wightman-Stone of Fashionista Barbie, presented by Ross Pollard
Topshop & Missguided – Winners
Sports Direct
River Island
TK Maxx

Joshua Kane wins ‘Best Event’ – judged and presented by Jai’me Jan.

Joshua Kane takes home the golden hippo for ‘Best Event’.

Jai’me Jan judged and presented Joshua Kane with the award for ‘Best Event’.
‘Best Event’, judged and presented by Jai’me Jan of Jaime London Boy
Joshua Kane Catwalk Show – Winner
The MR PORTER Summer Social Rooftop Party
The Giuseppi Zanotti store opening/ private launch party on Conduit Street
The Christian Louboutin Men’s Party on final day of London Fashion Week Men’s
Etro’s Launch Party at Bond Street store, celebrating exhibition opening: My Mother Was A Reeler
Rankin’s book launch/ private party at Harvey Nichols

David ‘The Preshaah’ Harris (left) and Sarah Mulindwa (second right) of Hoxton Radio, taken home the award for ‘Best Radio’ show, judged and presented by singer-songwriter, Elyar (second left). Pictured with awards founder, Ross Pollard (right).
‘Best Radio Show’, judged by and presented Elyar
Hoxton Fashion – Winner
FASHCAST on Hoxton Radio
Test Match Special
Body On The Moor – BBC Radio
6 Music Live Room
Hip Hop Saved My Life
Missing Richard Simmons

Our editor-in-chief, Courtney Blackman chose ‘overly-ripped denim’ as ‘Worst Trend’ and welcomed Elyar to the stage to illustrate the trend-gone-bad.
‘Worst Trend’, judged and presented by Courtney Blackman
Overly-ripped Denim – Winner
Flat Mules
Puffer Jackets
Merch as Fashion
One-shoulder Dresses
Real Fur
Bomber Jackets

Candid’s creative director and one of the world’s top fashion stylists, Rebekah Roy, judged and presented the award for ‘Best Trend’.
‘Best Trend’, judged and presented by Rebekah Roy
Return Of The White Shirt – Winner
Small Pleating
Feminine Pinstriping
Turtle Necks Under Dresses
Bowie Inspired Boots
Mini Bags
Super Bright Block Colours
Stefanie Jones presents ‘Best High Street Store’
‘Best High Street Store’, judged and presented by Stefanie Jones
Winner – & Other Stories
H&M – Concious Range

E! presenter, Prince Cassius judged and presented the award for ‘Best Awards Outfit of the Year’.
‘Best Awards Outfit of the Year’, judged and presented by Prince Cassius
Viola Davis, Oscars – Winner
Karli Kloss, Oscars
Chrissy Tigen, SAG Awards
Lily Collins, Golden Globes
Hallie Steinfled, Golden Globes
Carrie Underwood, Golden Globes
Donald Glover, Golden Globes
Michelle Keegan, BRIT Awards
‘Worst Awards Outfit of the Year’, judged and presented by the Hoxton Fashion team (David ‘The Preshaah’ Harris, Sabrina Carder, Sarah Mulindwa, Elspeth Pierece)
Jennifer Lewis, SAG Awards – Winner
Dakota Johnson, Oscars
Kaley Cuoco, SAG Awards
Nicole Kidman, SAG Awards
Ellie Goulding, BRIT Awards
All the boring men in tuxedos
Charlie XCX, BRIT Awards
Natalia Vodianova, BRIT Awards
Naomi Campbell, Golden Globes

Po-Zu won the golden hippo for the ‘Ethical Fashion Award’, judged by Harold Tillman and Tamsin Lejeune

Sven Segal and Safia Minney of Po-Zu with their golden hippo
‘Ethical Fashion Award’, judged by Harold Tillman & Tamsin Lejeune, presented by Olivia Pinnock
Po-Zu – Winner
Sports Philosophy
Carla Colour
Pacha Cuti
Bottle Top
Swole Panda

The legendary Hilary Alexander judged and presented the award to Alexander McQueen for ‘Best Designer’.
‘Best Designer’, judged and presented by Hillary Alexander
Alexander McQueen – Winner
Victoria Beckham
Stella McCartney
Ellie Saab
Yohji Yamamoto
Carolina Herrera
Oscar De La Renta

Hollywood actress, Naomi Grossman presented ‘Best Independent Accessory Maker’, judged by Naomi Isted, to Lucy Choi
‘Best Independent Accessory Maker’, judged by Naomi Isted, presented by Hollywood actress, Naomi Grossman
Lucy Choi – Winner
Linnie McClarty
Imogen Belfield
Emma J Shipley
The Season Hats
Caitlin Charles-Jones

Awards founder, Ross Pollard presents CIMONE with ‘Best Independent Designer’
‘Best Independent Designer’, judged by and presented by FW Awards founder, Ross Pollard CIMONE – Winner
Vin & Omi
Apu Jan
Sadie Clayton
Ong-Oaj Pairam
Anissa Aida
Joshua Kane
My GalavantAlison Lowe wins Lifetime Achievement AwardLifetime Achievement Award, presented by FashionWorked Awards founder, Ross Pollard and Leroy DawkinsAlison Lowe – Winner
All photographs by Wayne Noir of Rion Magazine