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Victoria Beckham and Stella McCartney Will Battle for British Fashion Award

These two Brit fashion queens, Victoria Beckham and Stella McCartney, will battle it out for the Red Carpet Award. Images via Getty
These two Brit fashion queens, Victoria Beckham and Stella McCartney, will battle it out for the Red Carpet Award. Images via Getty

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If this year's Olympic Closing Ceremonies taught the world anything, it's that Brits hold their fashion industry in very high regard. And for good reason. Each season, all eyes are on big designers and style mavens of the little island, looking for what the world will wear next. So who does the UK love most in 2012? We'll find out at this year's British Fashion Awards. After the jump check out who's pitted against whom in this year's shortlist.

Designer of the Year
1. Stella McCartney
2. Mary Kantrantzou
3. Christopher Kane

Emerging Talent Award: RTW
1. J.W. Anderson
2. Michael van der Ham
3. Simone Rocha

Emerging Talent Award: Accessories
1. Dominic Jones
2. Jordan Askill
3. Sophie Hulme

Prettiest Face in England (Model)
1. Cara Delevingne
2. David Gandy
3. Jourdan Dunn

Designer Brand
1. Alexander McQueen
2. Burberry
3. Mulberry
4. Stella McCartney

Menswear Designer
1. Kim Jones for Louis Vuitton
2. Richard James
3. Oliver Spencer

Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator
1. Edward Enninful
2. Katie Grand
3. Louise Wilson

Red Carpet Award (aka the designer who "is creating global awareness of their designs in the media")
1. Alessandra Rich
2. Roksanda Ilincic
3. Stella McCartney
4. Victoria Beckham

Accessories Designer
1. Katie Hillier
2. Nicholas Kirkwood
3. Philip Treacy

New Establishment Award (or rather a "particular movement in British fashion that is taking the industry by storm")
1. Erdem
2. Jonathan Saunders
3. Meadham Kirchhoff

And finally, vote for the "individual who embodies the spirit of London and is an international ambassador for London as a leading creative fashion capital" here until October 31. (And, yes, Kate Middleton is in the running.)

· British Fashion Awards 2012 Nominees [British Fashion Awards]
· All Of Fashion's Finest in Their Finest for the CFDA Awards [Racked]