Stars: Underlines Best Shop Awards announced the winners of their Retail Awards in a glittering Gala Ceremony at the Cumberland Hotel in London’s West End. A guest list of over 225 stores, shops, brands and VIPs from both the high street and the regions in the UK and Ireland paid homage to the excellence of retailers. The event is sponsored by Underlines Magazine and INVISTA (owner of the Lycra® fibre brand).
Unique in the world of retail awards, the finalists do not nominate themselves but our nominated by a jury of 22 leading brands of intimate apparel, swimwear and legwear. From over 450 nominations, 68 finalists were selected with only 9 category winners.
The Winners of the 2012 Awards:
Best Newcomer Award Lily & Grace (Forest Row)
Best Concept Shop Award Boutique 65 (Colchester)
Best Independent Department Store Bradbeers (Romsey)
Best Large Department Store Fenwick (Brent Cross)