Jimmy Choo was the big winner at the Drapers Footwear Awards 2016 on June 30, picking up three awards: Women’s Fashion Brand of the Year, Best Store Design of the Year and Footwear Designer of the Year (sponsored by Schuh).
Meanwhile, Ted Baker picked up two awards: Men’s Fashion Brand and International Business of the Year.
Dune was named Multiple Retailer of the Year (sponsored by Skechers) for the third year in a row.
During the ceremony at the London Hilton on Park Lane, Base London co-founder and chairman David Conibere was recognised with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his 45 years in the footwear industry.
Best Footwear Offer in a Fashion Multiple, Pureplay or Department store went to River Island for a second consecutive year, while Tower London won the Independent Footwear Retailer of the Year (sponsored by Pentland).
Adidas walked away with the accolade in a new category, Sportswear Brand of the Year.
Best Innovation in Footwear went to Crep Protect, while slipper brand Mahabis received the award for Best New Business (sponsored by Gabor).
Footwear Pure-play Retailer of the Year was Public Desire.
Skechers won Campaign of the Year, while Most Improved Brand of the Year went to Butterfly Twists.
Kids Brand of the Year went to Kickers, while Steptronic won Mainstream Men’s Footwear Brand of the Year.
Mainstream Women’s Footwear Brand of the Year went to Gabor Shoes, and Clarks was named the Consumer Choice Winner of the Year (sponsored by Mocks).