March 1, 2021

Priya Ahluwalia receives Queen Elizabeth II Award for British design

Priya Ahluwalia of Ahluwalia is the recipient of The Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design. The Award was introduced by Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex, on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, throughout a digital occasion. The inaugural award was introduced to Richard Quinn in 2018, adopted by Bethany Williams in 2019, and Rosh Mahtani in 2020.

“Ahluwalia is recognised for her lively contribution to altering the trade for the higher, her work in pioneering accountable sourcing and manufacturing methods, whereas telling the tales of those that make her garments and the communities she works with,” the British Style Council (BFC) stated whereas making the announcement.

The Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design was initiated in recognition of the function the style trade performs in society and diplomacy and the motion of younger designers which might be each proficient and making a distinction to society by means of both sustainable practices or group engagement.

“With sustainability and moral observe all the time on the coronary heart of the design course of, Ahluwalia has been chosen for her give attention to craftsmanship and group. Her sustainably minded menswear collections, made from lifeless inventory and repurposed domestically