Schuh claimed the coveted title of High Street Footwear Retailer of the Year at this year’s Drapers Footwear & Accessories Awards, held this week.
Attic Boutique in Reigate, Surrey, beat off competition to win the Best Footwear Offer in an Independent prize.
Harvey Jacobson, executive chairman of footwear supplier Jacobson Group, was awarded the Outstanding Contribution to Footwear accolade at the ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House hotel, where the great and good of the footwear and accessories sectors celebrated.
Other winners on the night included Chinese Laundry, Loake and Blowfish Malibu, which scooped the Women’s, Men’s and Young Fashion Footwear Brands of the Year respectively.
Accessories winners included womenswear indie the Dressing Room in St Albans, which scooped Best Accessories Offer (Independent and Multiple) and Martine Wester jewellery, which won Best Premium Brand (Footwear and Accessories).
Dorset-based milliner Vivien Sheriff walked away with the Best Designer of the Year Accessories Award while former architect Julian Hakes scooped the Best Designer of the Year Footwear gong for his innovative Mojito shoe design.
Irregular Choice won Best Shop Interior for its Carnaby Street store and De Montfort University’s Laura Giles won the Student Footwear Designer of the Year title for creating a range for M&S’s Limited Collection.