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NatWest UK Fashion & Textile Awards 2014 Award Winners


The evening saw thirteen awards presented across a diverse selection of categories representing all corners of the industry. Hosted by ITV presenter and Strictly Come Dancing star Susanna Reid, the evening welcomed a stellar line up of industry leaders, VIP’s and celebrities including Jack Guinness, Brix Smith, Jade Parfitt and Jo Wood, all of whom turned out to the exclusive ceremony last night to celebrate the most exciting, innovative and successful UK fashion and textile businesses.


Sadie Frost with Jo Wood and Brix Smith



Our very own CEO Jenny Holloway arriving at the event


uk_ft_3The Winners for 2014 were as follows:

House of Fraser UKFT Rise Award – Okun Beachwear Ltd.

UKFT Accessories Award – Alex Monroe Ltd.

MyDaily UKFT Designer Collaboration Award – Isabel Marant Pour H&M

Smart Currency UKFT Exporter Award – Luxury Fabrics Ltd

Edinburgh Woollen Mill UKFT Textile Award – Abraham Moon & Sons

CapitB UKFT Let’s Make it Here Award – Milliken European Airbags Products

UKFT Designer Business Award – House of Holland

UKFT Brand Award – Menswear – Christopher Raeburn

UKFT Brand Award – Womenswear – Margaret Howell

UKFT Brand Award – Childrenswear – Kite Clothing

UKFT Brand Award – Lingerie & Beachwear – Curvy Kate


NatWest UKFT Outstanding Achievement Award – Dame Margaret Barbour (pictured right with host Suzanna Reid)

John Miln, CEO of UKFT said: “We were inundated with entries for this year’s NatWest UK Fashion & Textile Awards and we’re delighted to be able to celebrate with so many worthy winners. From young businesses just starting out on their journey, to iconic British fashion brands that have shaped the face of the industry, they’re all a testament to the fact that the UK is leading the way in fashion, textiles and design across the globe.”

Alison Rose, Chief Executive Officer Commercial and Private Banking RBS said: “Once again NatWest is delighted to be the headline sponsor of these prestigious awards, recognising the talented individuals in the UK that are creating the most sought after fashion and textiles in the world. One of the most important things we do at NatWest is to support British Enterprise so we’re delighted to be able to stand alongside the nominees and winners here tonight and support the people that are at the heart of driving forward the British Fashion Industry.”




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