Sir Paul Smith will receive the Outstanding Achievement Award at this year’s British Fashion Awards. This special award celebrates the achievement of a designer whose work has had an exceptional impact on global fashion.

Four times previous British Fashion Awards winner, Paul Smith has been the recipient of Menswear Designer (1997/1999), Classic Designer (2001) and Contemporary Designer (2003).

The British Fashion Awards take place next Monday 28th November at the Savoy Theatre, recognising the most influential people in fashion today and celebrating the reputation and development of British fashion.

To raise donations for Save The Children, the official charity of the British Fashion Awards 2011, the BFC are encouraging voters to make a donation through Save the Children’s official JustGiving webpage. Members of the public can also donate straight from their mobile through JustTextGiving by Vodafone, by texting BFAS99 and the donation amount to 70070 e.g. text BFAS99 £5 to 70070.