Stars: Underlines 2018 – the winners revealed
Renowned cabaret destination, Café de Paris, was the spectacular venue for the 10th edition of Stars: Underlines Best Shop Awards. 300 guests from the intimate apparel, swimwear and legwear industries met for a star-studded evening, sponsored by LYCRA® fibre, celebrating 60 years in 2018 and hosted by leading b2b publication, Underlines Magazine.
The 2018 event also heralded the inaugural collection awards – prizes for the bestselling swimwear, underwear, legwear/shapewear, sports and nightwear collections were presented.
The Stars Awards brings together the best stores, shops and e-commerce sites in the UK & Ireland with 20 leading brands nominating finalists for their success in retail. Other sponsors included respected brands Wacoal, Anita, Melas, Panache, Eurovet, Lise Charmel, Bravado! Designs and FAB, the specialist fashion and accessories sector of bira.
The Winners of 2018:
- Best Newcomer – La Belle Boudoir
- Concept – The Pantry Underwear
- Independent Department Store – Creaseys
- Chain Store/Large Department – John Lewis & Partners
- Specialist Etailer – Figleaves.com
- Multi-Sector Etailer – ASOS
- Legwear Retailer of the Year – Elphicks
- Personal Touch – See-Saw Lingerie (Runners Up – Boudoir Pink & Foundations of Nantwich)
- Boutique Style – Mimi & You
- Special Care – Embrace
- Excellence & Outstanding Achievement – Chantilly
- SuperStar – Sandra Dee
- Editors’ Choice – Elys (the Morley Group)
- Industry Unsung Hero Award – Jemma Barnes, Anita UK
- Supplier of the Year Award – Wacoal Europe
- BestSelling SS2018 Collection – Sports Bras – Anita
- BestSelling SS2018 Collection – Lingerie Coordinates – Chantelle
- BestSelling SS2018 Collection – Swimwear – Maryan Mehlhorn
- BestSelling SS2018 Collection – Legwear/Shapewear – Charnos Hosiery
- BestSelling SS2018 Collection – Nightwear – Cyberjammies
Next year’s event will be held on Thursday 14th November 2019.