Meghan Markle presents wedding dress designer with fashion award

Meghan Markle presented the designer of her wedding dress with a prize at the Fashion Awards in London on Monday, joining fashionistas at the ceremony where supermodel Cindy Crawford's daughter Kaia Gerber was also named Model of the Year.

At a star-studded event attended by fashionistas, singers and actors, Markle arrived on stage as Clare Waight Keller was named British Designer of the Year Womenswear. The Givenchy artistic director designed the former actress' wedding dress for her May nuptials to Britain's Prince Harry.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Rosamund Pike on stage during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Joe Maher/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on stage during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex presents the award for British Designer of the Year Womenswear Award to Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Clare Waight Keller is watched by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Rosamund Pike as she speaks on stage after receiving the award for British Designer of the Year Womenswear Award for Givenchy during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Rosamund Pike on stage to present the British Designer of the Year Womenswear Award during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Joe Maher/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex presents the award for British Designer of the Year Womenswear Award to Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex presents the award for British Designer of the Year Womenswear Award to Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Rosamund Pike present the award for British Designer of the Year Womenswear Award to Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on stage during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on stage during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Joe Maher/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Kaia Gerber arrives at The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Cindy Crawford and Kaia Gerber arrive at The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Cindy Crawford and Kaia Gerber arrive at The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Rande Gerber, Cindy Crawford, Kaia Gerber and Presley Gerber arrive at The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Victoria Beckham (L) and David Beckham attend The Fashion Awards 2018 in partnership with Swarovski at the Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Yasmin Le Bon attends The Fashion Awards 2018 in partnership with Swarovski after party at the Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: (L to R) Giancarlo Giammetti, Valentino Garavani, Alessandro Michele and Lana Del Rey attend The Fashion Awards 2018 in partnership with Swarovski after party at the Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Jourdan Dunn and Winnie Harlow attend The Fashion Awards 2018 in partnership with Swarovski after party at the Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: (L-R) Marcus Piggott of brand Mert & Marcus winner of the Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator presented by Penelope Cruz and Kate Moss during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Joe Maher/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Penelope Cruz and Kate Moss present the British Designer Of The Year Womenswear award during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Kaia Gerber speaks on stage after winning Model of the Year during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Rita Ora poses backstage at The Fashion Awards 2018 in partnership with Swarovski at the Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: (EDITOR'S NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white) (L to R) Kate Moss, Marcus Piggott, Penelope Cruz and Mert Alas backstage during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Darren Gerrish/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Rita Ora presents the Model of the Year award to Kaia Gerber during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Penelope Cruz and Kate Moss present the British Designer Of The Year Womenswear award during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Kaia Gerber speaks on stage after winning Model of the Year during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Joe Maher/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Kaia Gerber winner of Model of the Year in the winners room during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/BFC/Mike Marsland/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Jerry Hall poses backstage at The Fashion Awards 2018 in partnership with Swarovski at the Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Saoirse Ronan poses backstage at The Fashion Awards 2018 in partnership with Swarovski at the Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Boy George and Kate Moss pose backstage at The Fashion Awards 2018 in partnership with Swarovski at the Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Dame Vivienne Westwood, winner of the Swarovski Award for Positive Change, poses backstage at The Fashion Awards 2018 in partnership with Swarovski at the Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Doutzen Kroes in the winners room during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/BFC/Mike Marsland/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Dame Vivienne Westwood winner of the Swarovski Award for Positive Change in the winners room during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/BFC/Mike Marsland/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: David Beckham and Jack Whitehall attend The Fashion Awards 2018 in partnership with Swarovski at the Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Kendall Jenner during pre-ceremony drinks at The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Darren Gerrish/BFC/Getty Images)
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At the fundraising event for the British Fashion Council, prizes were awarded to several Italian designers, including Valentino's Pierpaolo Piccioli, who won Designer of the Year.

Italian luxury label Gucci was named Brand of the Year while Italian designer Miuccia Prada was honoured with an Outstanding Achievement Award.

Other winners included designer Virgil Abloh who was recognised with an Urban Luxe prize for his Off-White brand, Balenciaga's Demna Gvasalia who won Accessories Designer of the Year and Kim Jones, Dior's artistic director for menswear, who was named 2018 Trailblazer.

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