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Drapers Independents Awards 2018 shortlist revealed

The very best independent retailers, brands and suppliers in the UK and Ireland will battle it out to be crowned the winners at this year’s Drapers Independents Awards.

New categories for this year include Best marketing campaign, Best new brand, Kidswear independent of the year, Lingerie independent of the year, Most influential on social media and local champion.

The winners will be announced at a lunchtime ceremony at The Brewery in the City of London on 12 September.

To book your table, visit or contact on 020 39532761. For details on sponsorship opportunities please contact Martin Arnold on or 02039532096. 


The shortlist is as follows: 


Best Customer Experience


Country Master

Master Debonair

Neola Apparel

Rachel Scott Couture

Sarah Thomson Ladieswear

The Pantry Underwear

Velvet Exclusive Ladieswear



Best Marketing Campaign – NEW FOR 2018

Coco de Mer – Pamela Anderson Valentine’s Day

Master Debonair – Sartorial Seven

Mish – Free The Squeeze

Woodlane – Woodlane Wows


Best new brand - NEW FOR 2018

Apex Textiles

Cairenn Foy

Far Afield

Gym King

King & Tuckfield


Lucy & Yak

Monty & Co

Rixo London

Sometime Soon



Best New Retailer

Burrows & Hare

Country Master

Maison SL

Number Six

Sandersons Boutique Store

The Edit Boutique

The Pantry Underwear

Trapeze Kids

Union 22


Best Store Design

Burrows & Hare

Galvin Tullamore

Long Barn



Union 22


Kids’ Brand of the Year

 Bob & Blossom

Cairenn Foy


La Coqueta

Scamp & Dude

Scotch & Soda


We Love Shapes


Kidswear Independent of the Year – NEW FOR 2018

Designer Childrenswear


Pixie Childrenswear

Tavey Brothers


Lifestyle Independent of the Year (including department stores)

 Jo&Co Home


Stil Lifestyle

That Thing Collective


Lingerie Brand of the Year

Coco de Mer

Dora Larsen

Elomi Lingerie


Fleur of England

Love Stories


Undress Code



Lingerie Independent of the Year – NEW FOR 2018

 Amelie’s Follies

Coco de Mer


See-Saw Lingerie


Local Champion – NEW FOR 2018

 Black White Denim

Capture Boutique and Country Pursuits

Cuffs & Co

Jayne Fashions

See Saw Lingerie

Tavey Brothers


Menswear Brand of the Year

Barbour International


Harvie & Hudson

Hugo Boss

Marc Darcy

Remus Uomo

Scotch & Soda

Sik Silk

Sinners Attire

Ted Baker

Tommy Hilfiger

Universal Works


Menswear Independent of the Year

 EJ Menswear

Galvin Tullamore

Master Debonair

McCalls of Lisburn


Redfords Menswear

Tavey Brothers


Most Influential on Social Media – NEW FOR 2018

EJ Menswear




Multichannel Independent of the Year

A Hume (Outfitters)

Designer Childrenswear


Gemini Woman

Master Debonair

Mish Retail Limited


Oxygen Boutique


Womenswear Brand of the Year


Beaumont Organic

Bella Freud

Cocoa Cashmere

Frank Lyman Design

Honor Gold

Mercy Delta

Mos Mosh


Sugarhill Brighton

Ted Baker


Womenswear Independent of the Year, sponsored by Frank Lyman


Black White Denim


Doodie Stark


Grace & Mabel

Katie & Jo Boutiques

Pamela Shiffer

Red Carpet Ready

Snooty Frox of Harrogate

The Gate

Velvet Exclusive Ladieswear



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