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Sussex Fashion Awards 2012
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September 2012 Who won what
Sussex’s finest from the fields of fashion, design and textiles were honoured in the 2nd Sussex Fashion Awards. The 30 finalists boasted models, designers, photographers, even journalists whilst Hove based businesses swept the board with no less than 6 companies winning the 12 Awards up for grabs.
Alex Parnell of Union Jewellery, Brighton, walked away with the award for Sussex Designer of the Year and Online E’tailer of the Year Award.
Meanwhile, Olivia Hearnshaw, recently graduated from Brighton University, won Emerging Talent of the Year Award, while Bone Idol Clothing won Sportswear Award 2012, in this very special and important year of London 2012.
Nathalie Marsolier becomes the face of Sussex 2012 winning Model of the Year, and for the second year running, Katherine and her team at Walk in Wardrobe, Hove, wins Best Place to Shop in Sussex 2012 and Igor Szric-Cartledge wins Outstanding Achievement Award 2012.
Important green credentials, the Eco Designer Award 2012 was won by Hove based leather accessories company Wolfram Lohr and new Childrenswear Award 2012 was won by Bonnie baby of Hove.
Sussex Ambassador based in Cuckfield, the winner Jo Dennis of Jo Jo Boutique, and Photographer of the Year, Lucie Gooddayle with Fashion Independent Retailer of the Year winner, Brighton based, Tramp Vintage Clothing.
The Sussex Fashion Awards 2012 – Full List of Winners
- Sussex Fashion Emerging Talent Award 2012 – Winner Olivia Hearnshaw
- Sussex Fashion Sportswear Award 2012 - Winner Bone Idol Clothing
- Sussex Fashion Designer of the Year Award 2012 – Winner Union Jewellery
- Sussex Fashion Online E’tailer of the Year Award 2012 – Winner Union Jewellery
- Sussex Fashion Model Award 2012 - Winner Nathalie Marsollier
- Sussex Fashion Best Place to Shop Award 2012 – Winner Walk in Wardrobe
- Sussex Fashion Outstanding Achievement Award 2012 – Winner Igor Szric-Cartledge
- Sussex Fashion Eco Designer Award 2012 – Winner Wolfram Lohr
- Sussex Fashion Childrenswear Award 2012 – Winner Bonnie baby
- Sussex Fashion Ambassador Award 2012 - Winner Jo Dennis of Jo Jo Boutique
- Sussex Fashion Photographer of the Year Award 2012 – Winner Lucie Gooddayle
- Sussex Fashion Independent Retailer of the Year Award 2012 – Winner Tramp Vintage Clothing
The Sussex Fashion Awards are held yearly, honouring the fashion industry including services and product suppliers, raising the profile of the regional industry and encouraging British made products and services wherever possible. This year sees ten of the twelve awards being presented to those who make their products or provide services in Britain, encapsulates the growth of the ‘Made by Britain’ brand.
…My warmest congratulations to all of the 2012 winners. The second Sussex Fashion Awards has proved to be an outstanding success across all of the categories with competition and the standard of entries, higher than ever. In this year of significant UK sporting achievement it was particularly pleased to see Bone Idol Clothing win the coveted Sportswear Award… states Jake Leith, Trustee
Judges include Jake Leith, Mike Weatherley MP, Martin Mason, Sarah Arnett, Alastair Reid, Eve Reid and Kate Hills. More information available > Judges
…A big thank you to our professional judges for their time which has introduced new and established winning names in the world of fashion, working across Sussex 2012, and each and every award has been sponsored by Sussex firms too”… states Trustee Michaela Walker