02/20/2013 04:51 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Amy Winehouse's Dad Wears Her Face On A Vest To The 2013 Brit Awards (PHOTOS)

Amy Winehouse's father made sure everyone remembered his late daughter as he walked the red carpet at the 2013 Brit Awards in London on Feb. 20.

Mitch Winehouse wore a vest with Amy's face on it as he posed for photos with his wife Janis by his side. The pair attended the awards show on her behalf since she was given a posthumous nomination for Best British Female artist for her album "Lioness: Hidden Treasures."

Mitch and Janis have been open about their heartbreak after losing Amy to alcohol poisoning on July 23, 2011 at the age of 27.

"Nobody should know what it feels like to lose a child. I lost my dad when I was 16; he was 43. We were very close. But losing a parent is not like losing a child," Mitch told U.K.'s The Guardian last year. "It's worse than awful."

These days, Mitch and Janis are finding strength as they work on the Amy Winehouse Foundation, which they set up following her death. The foundation helps charities dealing with addiction and supports children's hospices.

"The more I spoke to people about the charity, about helping people, especially people Amy would have wanted to help, it became my lifeline, so to speak," Mitch said of focusing on the project. "Amy would love that. She loved babies. She didn't know she was going to die, obviously, so she didn't leave a list of people she wanted to help, so we have to second-guess."

Check out Mitch's touching tribute to Amy below:

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