The proprietors of unbiased trend merchants throughout the British isles and Ireland, and the brand names and agent that supply them, have proved their resilience and skill to adapt to switching shopper behaviour about the two yrs due to the fact the Covid-19 pandemic took hold. The target now is on how to do business superior – becoming additional liable, sustainable and digitally savvy, although nevertheless giving consumers with top-quality, wonderfully intended product.
In 2022, the Drapers Independents Awards will rejoice the finest in unbiased trend retailing by this lens. Soon after two years of intermittent lockdowns, the awards will recognise the vogue vendors and manufacturers that have innovated to endure, supported their area communities, and developed stronger corporations less than the toughest of situations.
There are 18 awards this yr, including groups for men’s, women’s and children’s use merchants and models. New for 2022, we have released a class for pureplay multi-brand name independent stores that operate without a bricks-and-mortar retail store. We have also extra the Sustainability Award to recognise the rising selection of models and stores that concentrate on sustainable fashion.
The awards are totally free to enter. If you want help with your entry or have to have any clarification, remember to get hold of Laura Glenister on [email protected] or +44 ()20 3953 2078
The Drapers Independents Awards 2022 winners will be announced on 22 September.