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Shortlist for the NatWest UK Fashion & Textile Awards


natwest UFKTAn acclaimed panel of judges, including designers Henry Holland and Patrick Grant; journalists Colin McDowell, Gianluca Longo, Melanie Rickey and Bel Jacobs; Heather Melville of RBS; Group Fashion Buying Director at Harvey Nichols Anita Barr and Lou Stoppard of SHOWstudio have chosen the shortlist for this year’s UK Fashion & Textile Awards. 

Representative of the UKFT ethos, the shortlist includes exciting young design talent, as well as established brands that are making their mark here and overseas, to manufacturing businesses who proudly produce world class products here in the UK. 

UK Fashion & Textile Awards 2015 Shortlist:

Rise Newcomer Award – sponsored by Ted Bakerukft-awards-2014-1775

Alex Mullins

Alice Made This

Finlay & Co

Hamilton & Hare

L’Estrange London

Textile Business Award – sponsored by the Edinburgh Woollen Mill

Dashing Tweeds

Insley & Nash

Joshua Ellis & Co Ltd

Let’s Make It Here Award – sponsored by CapitB

Corgi Hosiery Ltd

Joshua Ellis & Co Ltd


Exporter Award – sponsored by Smart Currency Business

Alex Begg & Co

Huishan Zhang

Troubador Goods Ltd

Accessories Award


Noel Stewart Millinery

Piers Atkinson

Designer Business Award


Imogen Belfield

Teatum Jones

Menswear Award

Blood Brother


Timothy Everest

Womenswear Award

Huishan Zhang

Karl Donoghue

Teatum Jones

Childrenswear Award

The Bonnie Mob

Ruff and Huddle

Tootsa MacGinty

Lingerie Award

Asceno by Beautiful Bottoms

Olivia von Halle

Pistol Panties

In addition, the NatWest Outstanding Achievement Award will also be presented on the night, honouring the long-standing achievements of an individual in the fashion and textiles industries. Similarly the Retailer Award – sponsored by Torque, which recognises an influential retailer, and their support of the UK fashion and textile industry. 

The NatWest UK Fashion & Textile Awards will take place at Tobacco Dock, London on 21st May.

For tickets and further information visit: https://www.ukftawards.org

Image inset: Winners at the Natwest UKFT awards 2014 

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