Calling Apparel to Accessory Designers, as well as Retail & Online Stores to apply for the Global Fashion Awards, 2012
The WGSN Global Fashion Awards are the only awards that enable the winners to lay claim to being the best in the world in their field.
Categories cover all disciplines of design from apparel to accessories, as well as retail and online store design. Entries are welcome from designers and companies large and small from all four corners of the globe. Entry is free.
Entry Deadline: Friday 17th August, 2012
Location: The Savoy, London
Date: Monday 5th November, 2012
This is the third annual WGSN Global Fashion Awards – A must-attend event in the fashion elite calendar.
It is the only awards ceremony that honours fashion on a global scale.
Previously hosted in New York we are proud to announce that the 2012 WGSN Global Fashion Awards will be coming to London. It will be held on Monday November 5th at The Savoy with its enviable Central London location and stunning views of the River Thames.
A British icon since 1889, The Savoy has once again taken its place on the world stage after a £100m restoration. The hotel seamlessly blends elements of the original and the new while the stunning English Edwardian and Art Deco interiors.
Past Winners Include:
Best Etailer: NET-A-PORTER.COM
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
Clover Group Outstanding Fashion Innovator: Manish Arora
The categories for the 2012 event have been redefined to focus exclusively on outstanding design across apparel, accessories, retail and etail. As well as rewarding the world’s best individual designers, the WGSN Global Fashion Awards will also recognise the best specialist design teams in categories such as denim, intimates & swim, kidswear and sports & activewear.
The 2012 Global Fashion Awards Categories are divided into three (3) – Designers – Individual, Design – Team, Store Design :
Designers – Individual:
The LYCRA® FUTURE DESIGNERS Award
Footwear & Accessories designer (nomination only)
Womenswear Designer (nomination only)
Menswear Designer (nomination only)
Designers – Team:
Denim design team
Intimates/Swim design team
Sports/Activewear design team
Buying team (multi-brand retailer/etailer)
Footwear & Accessories Design Team
Womenswear design team
Menswear design team
Kidswear design team
Best multichannel retailer
Best new store/refit
Best E-store (pure play)
To find out more about the awards like who is judging and more, please visit www.GlobalFashionAwards.com! Goodluck and if you are not a designer or know one – including store owner, be sure to share this information with them.
Read more about WGSN
Tags: accessories designers, africa fashion awards 2012, african fashion awards 2012, Awards, fashion awards africa, Global Fashion Awards, Global Fashion Awards 2012, haute fashion africa wgsn, http://www.hautefashionafrica.com/tag/nigeria-fashion-award-2012/, nigeria fashion award, nigeria fashion award 2012, nigerian fashion awards, nigerian fashion awards 2012, WGSN