We are thrilled to announce that Members of the BFA Community won coveted trophies at the Drapers Footwear Awards 2022, hosted at Grosvenor House, London, on June 23, 2022. Here are the BFA Members who secured the top accolades on the night…
Nearly 20 BFA Members appeared on this year’s Drapers Footwear Awards shortlist, so we were crossing all our fingers that many of them would walk away with the night’s prizes. Fortunately, we were right!
To quickly get up to speed, take a look at this article where we outline all the BFA Members on the shortlist and explain which category each brand or business was featured in.
Firstly, congratulations must go to the following Members who won their categories. Schuh won the Best Footwear Marketing Campaign for “Sneaker Hunt”. The Best Store Designer Award went to Hotter Shoes in Solihull. Vivobarefoot won the Kids Footwear Brand of the Year award, Skechers was awarded the Men’s Footwear Brand of the Year and Tower London was really pleased to win the Independent Footwear Retailer of the Year award.
“It was a fantastic experience to sit in the audience at the Drapers Footwear Awards 2022 and see so many BFA Members walk onto the stage to collect their trophies. As an association, we have so many talented, innovative, and successful Members who are forging ahead even when times are difficult. I would like to commend all those in the BFA Community who were shortlisted and congratulate all those who won on the night,” Lucy Reece Raybould, Chief Executive Officer.
The BFA is also pleased to congratulate the following Members for being Highly Commended in their categories: Rosamund Muir for Footwear Designer of the Year, Aspect Climate Projects for Best Sustainable Initiative of the Year and Blowfish Malibu for Women’s Footwear Brand of the Year.
ALL WINNERS – Drapers Footwear Awards 2022
Best Footwear Marketing Campaign: Schuh
Best Footwear Store Design: Hotter Shoes, Solihull (Highly Commended: Jump Shoes)
Best New Brand: Hylo Athletics
Best Online Operation of the Year: Sportshoes.com
Best Sustainable Initiative of the Year – Sponsored by Western Union: Evoco, Fates Eco-Farm (Highly Commended: Aspect Climate Projects)
Best Use of Social Media: Crocs
Footwear Designer of the Year: Havva Mustafa, founder of Havva (Highly Commended: Rosamund Muir, founder of Rosamund Muir)
Independent Footwear Retailer of the Year: Tower London (Highly Commended: Maddie & Mark’s)
Kids’ Footwear Brand of the Year: Vivobarefoot
Men’s Footwear Brand of the Year: Skechers (Highly Commended: Good News)
Store Staff Member of the Year: Kate Parsons, Jump Shoes (Highly Commended: James Hughes, The Brogue Trader)
Student Footwear Designer of the Year – Sponsored by Birkenstock: Tianey Setter, De Montfort University
Team of the Year: Craghoppers
Women’s Footwear Brand of the Year – Sponsored by Springfair Moda: LK Bennett (Highly Commended: Blowfish Malibu)
Multiple Footwear Retailer of the Year – Consumer Choice – Sponsored by Laybuy: JD Sports
Lifetime Achievement Award – Sponsored by SKECHERS: Professor Jimmy Choo
View the entire shortlist for this year’s Drapers Footwear Awards here. Become a Member of the BFA by speaking to one of our team.
Find out which BFA Members walked away with Drapers Footwear Awards in 2021.