24 April 2015

UK Fashion & Textile Awards shortlist announced

The shortlist for the NatWest UK Fashion & Textile Awards has been announced, and was selected by a panel of judges, including designers Henry Holland and Patrick Grant; journalists Colin McDowell, Gianluca Longo, Melanie Rickey and Bel Jacobs; Heather Melville of RBS Group Fashion Buying Director at Harvey Nichols; Anita Barr and Lou Stoppard of SHOWstudio. Taking place in London on 21 May (see DIARY dates), the awards present a celebration of the British fashion and textile industry and will be hosted by model and presenter Jack Guinness and model Amber Le Bon. The shortlist includes young design talent, as well as established brands that are making their mark here and overseas, to manufacturing businesses who produce high quality products here in the UK. The shortlist includes:

Rise Newcomer Award
Alex Mullins
Alice Made This
Finlay & Co
Hamilton & Hare
L’Estrange London

Textile Business Award
Dashing Tweeds
Insley & Nash
Joshua Ellis & Co

Let’s Make It Here Award
Corgi Hosiery
Joshua Ellis & Co
Exporter Award
Alex Begg & Co
Huishan Zhang
Troubador Goods

Accessories Award
Noel Stewart Millinery
Piers Atkinson

Designer Business Award
Imogen Belfield
Teatum Jones

Menswear Award
Blood Brother
Timothy Everest

Womenswear Award
Huishan Zhang
Karl Donoghue
Teatum Jones

Childrenswear Award
The Bonnie Mob
Ruff and Huddle
Tootsa MacGinty

Lingerie Award
Asceno by Beautiful Bottoms
Olivia von Halle
Pistol Panties

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