10 November 2014

2014 Footwear Friends Annual Award winners announced

The eighth Footwear Friends Annual Awards were held at St. Mary at Hill Church in Eastcheap, London last week, recognising the extraordinary entrepreneurial talent emerging in the footwear industry. Rollasole was awarded The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers Award for Innovation, presented with a £5,000 bursary aimed at developing a young designer's business; Solillas was awarded £2,500 plus granted a 12 month mentoring programme for winning in The Micro-Pak Ltd. Award category; while the brand was also awarded The BFA/FN PLATFORM Award for Export Potential, receiving the opportunity to showcase on a sponsored stand at the USA's premier footwear show. The Meltzer Travel Award went to Dear Frances who was given £750 to assist candidates in attending key trade shows and researching materials and trends.

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Footwear Friends Annual Awards in 'awards'

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