24 October 2011

H&M, Erdem and Topshop among
winners at Global Fashion Awards

WGSN hosted its second annual Global Fashion Awards in New York last week recognising and rewarding innovative international talent and achievement within the fashion industry. Categories this year included Breakthrough Brand or Retailer, Breakthrough Designer, Outstanding Customer Experience and Outstanding New Store. Among The Global Fashion Awards judges this year were; June Haynes, Senior Vice President of Retail for Valentino USA; Graeme Fidler and Michael Herz, Creative Directors, Bally; Dolly Jones, editor or Vogue.com UK; Fern Mallis, Founder of New York Fashion Week; and Simon Kneen, Creative Director and Executive Vice President of Design at Banana Republic and Nadja Swarovski, Vice President of International Communications & Creative Director, Swarovski.

Here is a complete list of winners:

Outstanding New Store - La Boutique Palacio, Mexico
Outstanding Customer Experience - my-wardrobe.com
Outstanding Brand Mix - Matches
TNT Global Brand or Retailer - H&M
Most Sustainable Brand or Retailer - Stewart+Brown
Best Etailer - NET-A-PORTER.COM
Clover Group Outstanding Fashion Innovator - Manish Arora
Outstanding Fashion Collaborator - Opening Ceremony & Partners
Most Innovative Marketing Campaign - Target
Breakthrough Designer - Michael Cinco
Breakthrough Brand or Retailer - Pretty Green
Most Creative Student Collection - Estee Anna Lindley - University of Central Lancashire
LYCRA® Style Emerging Talent Award - Eudon Choi
Most Influential Design Team - Topshop
Most Influential Designer, Footwear and/or Accessories - Acne
Most Influential Designer, Womenswear - Erdem
Global Style Icon - Daphne Guinness
Outstanding Contribution to Fashion - Barbara Hulanicki
SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Student Award - Alison Richardson
2011 SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Fashion Award - NET-A-PORTER.COM
www.globalfashionawards.com

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