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Drapers Footwear Awards 2017 shortlist revealed

The very best footwear retailers and brands in the UK and Ireland will battle it out to be crowned the winners at this year’s Drapers Footwear Awards in May.

More than 150 multiples, etailers, department stores, brands and businesses are in the running to pick up an award at the glittering black-tie ceremony, at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on 17 May.

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The contenders are:

Best Footwear Campaign Aerosoles, Base London, Gandys, Ipanema, Public Desire, Ruby Shoo, Skechers, Ted Baker, The Original Muck Boot Company

Best Footwear Offer in a Fashion Multiple or Department Store New Look, Primark, River Island

Best Footwear Store Design Duke & Dexter, Galet, Gina Ricci, Ugg

Best Innovation in Footwear Alice Bow, Lemon Jelly, Sizers, The Original Muck Boot Company

Best New Footwear Business

A Andreassen, Alexander White, Charlotte Mills, Daisy Street, Duke & Dexter, Galet, Mudlark & Co, Peponita, Rogue Matilda, Sargossa

Best Online Footwear Offer

Bells Shoes, Charles Clinkard, Duke & Dexter, Joe Browns, New Look, Public Desire, Sargossa

Footwear Buyer of the Year Eleanor Farrelly, Bells Shoes; Ellen Griffiths, N Brown Group; Chloe Millward, Public Desire

Footwear Designer of the Year A Andreassen, Alexander White, Camilla Elphick, Gandys, Ipanema, Milly J Shoes, Oysby London, Porthia, Sargossa, United Nude 

Independent Footwear Retailer of the Year Bells Shoes, Buxton; Envee of Monmouth; Gina Ricci, Windermere; Room for Shoes, Loughborough; Soles with Heart, West Malling

Student Designer of the Year Amanda Brooker, London College of Fashion; Laura Thomas, London College of Fashion; Ashleigh Chambers, London College of Fashion; Rebecca Rodgers, University of Northampton; Loren Buckingham, University of Northampton 

Women’s Fashion Brand of the Year Butterfly Twists, Daisy Street, Fly London, Hudson London, Salt-Water Sandals, Superga, Ted Baker, Veja

Women’s Mainstream Brand of the Year Ara, Birkenstock, Clarks, FitFlop, Gabor, Josef Seibel, Rieker, Skechers, Solillas, Sorel, Ugg

Men’s Fashion Brand of the Year Converse, Grenson, Red Wing Shoes, Ted Baker, Vans

Men’s Mainstream Brand of the Year Anatomic, Barbour, Barker, Clarks, Geox, Joseph Seibel, Loake, Rieker, Skechers, Steptronic, Timberland

Kids’ Brand of the Year Bobux, Clarks, Geox, Kickers, Lelli-Kelly, Salt-Water Sandals, Skechers, Start-Rite

Premium Brand of the Year Charlotte Olympia, Christian Louboutin, Church’s, Jeffery West, Jimmy Choo, Lucy Choi London, Mahabis, Sophia Webster, Valentino

Sports Brand of the Year Adidas, Asics, K Swiss, Lacoste, New Balance, Nike, Puma, Reebok, Skechers

Multiple Footwear Retailer of the Year Aldo, Charles Clinkard, Clarks, Dune, Footlocker, Jones Bootmaker, Kurt Geiger, Office, Russell & Bromley, Schuh, Size?, SoleTrader

Footwear Consumer Choice Asos, Boohoo, Clarks, Debenhams, Dune, Harrods, House of Fraser, JD Sports, John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Missguided, Mr Porter, Net-a-Porter, New Look, Office, Primark, River Island, Russell & Bromley, Schuh, Selfridges, Size?, Sole Trader, Sports Direct, Topman, Topshop

To be announced on the night Lifetime Achievement, Store/Concession Manager of the Year and Brand of the Moment

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