The shortlist for this year’s Drapers Independents Awards, which recognise the best independent retailers, brands and agencies across the UK, can now be revealed.
The winners will be announced at a lunchtime ceremony at The Brewery in the City of London on 13 September. The contenders are:
Accessories Brand of the Year Beverley Edmondson Millinery, Brendan Joseph, Paul’s Boutique, Simon Carter, The Edinburgh Bow Tie Co
Agency or Distributor of the Year Just Consultancies, MDA International, Zone Two
Best Customer Experience Eighty Seven, Galvin Tullamore, Hotspur 1364, Joyce Paton, Natasha Coote, Odyssey Boutique, Rachel Scott Couture, The Square, Woodlane, Woven Gentleman’s Outfitters
Best Multichannel Operation Bows Boutiques, Chocolate Clothing, Gemini Woman, Henmores
Lingerie Brand of the Year *NEW* Bluebella, Fantasie, Loveday London, Wacoal
Best Store Design Chocolate Clothing, DressWise, Galvin Tullamore, Natasha Coote, The Edit, The Square, Union 22, Woven Gentlemen’s Outfitters
Lifestyle Independent of the Year 32 The Guild, MiMi, That Thing
Best New Business Eighty Seven, Eleven Boutique, Joyce Paton, Master Debonair, The Edit, The Square, Victoria Beau
Menswear Brand of the Year Bluemint, Bugatti, Eden Park, Farah, Gym King, Marc Darcy, Remus Uomo, Ted Baker, Universal Works
Menswear Independent of the Year Accent Clothing, Code Clothing, Galvin Tullamore, Patrick Bourke, Roulette Clothing, Seagate Hastings, Son of a Stag, Woven Gentlemen’s Outfitters
Niche Fashion Retailer of the Year Bride to Be, Chocolate Clothing, Odyssey Boutique, Pixie Childrenswear, Pud, Rachel Scott Couture
Womenswear Brand of the Year Acai Activewear, Alie Street, Collectif, Frank Lyman, Joseph Ribkoff, Mercy Delta, Sinclair London, Tiffany Rose Maternity
Womenswear Independent of the Year 32 The Guild, Baruch, Bows Boutiques, Courtyard Guildford, Hall & Co, Natasha Coote, Thirty Three Boutique, Woodlane
Young Fashion Independent of the Year DressWise, Fusion, That Thing, Tiger Lily Boutique
The awards for Independent Retailer of the Year and Brand of the Moment (new category) will be revealed at the ceremony, along with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
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