Retail industry’s finest recognised at Drapers Awards 2014

The winners of 2014’s Drapers Awards were recently announced at the annual ceremony that toasts the very best brands, designers and businesses in fashion retailing today.

Now in its 24th year, the 2014 awards were held at London’s Old Billingsgate on 20th November and gathered over 800 guests for an evening of celebration and networking.

Eric Musgrave, Drapers’ editorial director, said:

“Once again the Drapers Awards has spotlighted the immense talents that exist within the fashion retailing sector. Despite the continually challenging trading environment, our retail winners and those from the supplier side of the business have shown themselves to be both creative and commercially adept. This was a great night for a great industry.”

After review by a panel of judges, made up of influential figures and experts from the retail sector, the Drapers Awards 2014 were awarded to:

Primark – International Retailer of the Year

Primark – Best Store Design of the Year

Curvy Kate – Womenswear Brand of the Year

Bon Marche – Fashion Retail Business of the Year (over £125m turnover)

John Lewis – Department Store Business of the Year

Jacques Vert Group – Fashion Marketing Campaign of the Year – Fashion Pure-Play Etailer of the Year

Jigsaw – Fashion Retail Business of the Year (under £125m turnover)

Karpelle – Fashion Supplier of the Year

Without Prejudice – Menswear Brand of the Year

Marc Cain – Premium Brand of the Year

Lipsy – Young Fashion Brand of the Year

Marks & Spencer – Fashion Retailer of the Year – Consumer Choice