About MFA

Created in Birmingham the Midlands Fashion Awards has established itself as a leading fashion platform for innovative and emerging fashion and creative talent.  The annual event has grown to become synonymous with fashion, style and an exciting mix of live entertainment. Bringing together fashion and accessory designers, hair and make-up artists, fashion stylists, photographers and models to promote and increase the visibility of the very best of the regions creative talent.

The event provides the opportunity to mingle and network, interspersed with the excitement of a catwalk show and awards ceremony, set against a backdrop of live entertainment.  It’s the place to make contacts and launch careers.

Previous winners such as Maurice Whittingham Couture and Michael Wallace and Victoria Bramwell have gone on to gain fantastic success – including approaches by high-end retail buyers and further promotion at international fashion weeks worldwide such as London Fashion Week, Los Angeles Fashion Week, the Pre-Oscar Fashion Show for the Stars in Los Angeles, Hollywood and Miami Fashion Week.

Other winners and runners-up such as Reece Curtis-Walwyn have had their work featured in British Vogue and 2015 runner-up FashionSistas and Dolls of Decadence has recently had designs featured in Italian Vogue. Bottle Blonde is also making waves in the industry after working with musicians including Paloma Faith and creating a jacket for a Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist.


Celebrating a Milestone, New Categories and Venue for Midlands Fashion Awards 2017


This year, we celebrate a milestone – 10 years of supporting and mentoring talent while at the same time offering a professional platform to designers and creatives to showcase their work.  With 11 categories, this year, our aim is to encourage and promote fashion and creative individuals; to support excellence and champion fashion and creative talents from across Birmingham and the Midlands region.

The Midlands Fashion Awards 2017 will be held October 2017 at the impressive CBSO Centre Birmingham. The evening will begin with a fabulous fashion inspired drinks reception and canapés before guests are seated for the spectacular fashion show, live entertainment and the awards ceremony.

We are proud to say the Midlands Fashion Awards have become an unmissable event on the fashion and creative calendar. So, don’t miss out – make sure you are part of it!