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THE WINNERS OF THE FASHION ACCESSORY AWARDS ARE ANNOUNCED
After months of collecting entries for the Fashion Accessoryof the Year Awards 2019, and seeing the exciting products being enteredthroughout the six categories, the winning and commended products have now finallybeen announced at a special ceremony on the first day after Autumn Fair. Theawards took place after a busy first day of trading, in Hall 9 on the RetailSkills Stage.
The ceremony organised by the Giftware Association and headline sponsor Autumn Fair saw the six category winners receive their awards in front of a crowd of peers, teams and industry professionals, presented by Sarah Ward CEO, of the Giftware Association.
The competition now in its 7th year celebratesall that is innovative and new in the fashion world, and there were noexceptions when it’s comes to the winners. There was a rise in entries this year as industry awards are seen asmore important than ever and a useful accolade to help distinguish your businessfrom the competition.
The winners for coveted Fashion Accessory Category are odd sock specialists United Oddsocks with their good enough to eat donut sock range. Highly commended in this category were Jex Shoes with their illustrative colour in trainers for kids and Peace of Mind with their popular Vegan three way ‘leather’ clutch.
Newcomers Chelsea Noir and 8 Pines T/A MateriaRica took home the winning trophies for the highly competitive FashionHandbag and Fashion Jewellery categories respectively, boosting theirconfidence in the business world and also raising their profile to a newaudience as the winners logos and badges have been proven to drive sales asrespect.
The winners continued celebrating at a special winners dinerheld at the Sky Garden in resorts World where they could celebrate in stylewith views over the lake and delicious cuisine to match and praise their wins.
For a full list of the winners and highly commended see below
|WINNER||Sock Academy||United Oddsocks Donuts|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Jex Shoes||Colour in trainers for kids|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Peace of Mind||Vegan leather three way clutch|
|WINNER||Chelsea Noir||Chelsea Handbag|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Peace of Mind||Vegan leather three way Clutch|
|WINNER||8 Pines t/a Materia Rica||Tea Time Collection|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Shrieking Violet||Gemstone Bracelets|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Miss Milly Limited||Floria Collection Jewellery|
|LUGGAGE AND TRAVEL|
|WINNER||Rock Luggage||Rock Vintage Suitcase|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Europium World UK||LIV|
|MADE IN BRITAIN|
|WINNER||Hurd & Co||Womens Chunky Knit Scarf|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Risdon & Risdon||Original Market bag|
|SMALL LEATHER GOODS|
|WINNER||Mala Leather||Mason Leather Purse|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Carrie Elspeth||Leather Bracelets|