UK Lingerie Awards

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The UK Lingerie Awards are held annually in the United Kingdom to present awards to key individuals from the British lingerie industry, including designers and retailers. The awards are organised by the lingerie industry magazine Lingerie Insight.[1]

2011 Awards[edit]

The inaugural event was held in September 2011 at One Mayfair, London formerly a church and now a Grade 1 listed building.[2][3]

The awards were decided by a panel of 7 judges from the lingerie industry before the night. They were: Nichole de Carle (Lingerie designer), Claire Franks (Intimate Apparel Consultancy), Kelly Isaac (The Lingerie Collective), June Kenton (Rigby & Peller), Gillian Proctor (De Montfort University), Kat Slowe (Lingerie Insight) and Sharon Webb (Debenhams).[4]

20 awards were handed out during the ceremony with several receiving more than one nomination. Lingerie Brands Curvy Kate and Lascivious received 3 nominations with La Perla, Obey My Demand and Triumph receiving 2 nominations. Retailers Debenhams and La Senza also received 2 nominations but no brand or retailer won more than one award on the night. The winners and finalists for each category were as follows:[5][6]

Category Winner Finalists
Lingerie Brand La Perla Curvy Kate and Triumph
Multiple Retailer Agent Provocateur Bravissimo and La Senza
Online Retailer Figleaves Fox & Rose and Glamorous Amorous
Marketing Campaign La Senza Curvy Kate and Lascivious
Department Store Selfridges Debenhams and John Lewis
Full Bust Brand Curvy Kate Gorgeous by Debenhams and Miss Mandalay
Hosiery Brand Wolford Jonathan Aston and Pretty Polly
Independent Directional Brand Lascivious Bordelle and Nichole de Carle
Independent Retailer Rigby & Peller Sadie the Bra Lady and The Lingerie Collective
Maternity Brand Cake Lingerie HOTmilk and Royce Maternity
New Designer Obey My Demand Nicole Gill and Paolita
Post Surgery Brand Jamu Australia Anita and Royce Lingerie
Shapewear Brand Made by Niki Flexees and Spanx
Sports Bra Brand Shock Absorber Freya Active and Triumph Sports
Swimwear Brand Maryan Mehlhorn Melissa Odabash and Seafolly
Lifetime Achievement Award Jill Kenton
Most Innovative Brand Atsuko Kudo Lascivious and Obey My Demand
Bridal Brand Myla La Perla and Lise Charmel
Ethical Brand Sweetling Lingerie G=9.8 and Whomadeyourpants?
Men's Brand Calvin Klein 2(x)ist and Emporio Armani

2012 Awards[edit]

The 2012 ceremony took place in September 2012 at One Mayfair again.[7] The judging panel for 2012 consists of 9 industry figures, 4 return from the 2011 panel: Claire Franks (Intimate Apparel Consultancy), Kelly Issac (Lingerie Collective), Gillian Proctor (De Montfort University) and Sharon Webb (Debenhams). The 5 new judges are Paul Ager (UK Fashion & Textile Association), Helen Attwood (Selfridges), Michele Duncan (Invista), Joanna Holmes (Shop Direct Group) and Barbara Horspool (New Look).[8]

20 awards were handed out during the night. 3 awards were dropped, the Bridal, Ethical and Mens Brands categories and 3 new awards were added, Favourite British Lingerie Designer, Favourite Retailer and Favourite Lingerie Brand. These 3 were voted for by the public not by the judging panel.[9] Lingerie brands Curvy Kate and Dirty Pretty Things received 4 nominations whilst 7 other brands had 2 (Freya, Kiss Me Deadly, La Perla, Made by Niki, Myla, Panache and Paolita). 3 retailers also received 2 nominations, Betty & Belle, Debenhams and Figleaves. The winners and finalists for each category are as follows:[10][11]

Category Winner Finalists
Lingerie Brand Myla Curvy Kate, La Perla, Mimi Holliday
Multiple Retailer Rigby & Peller Agent Provocateur, Ann Summers, Boux Avenue
Online Retailer Figleaves Fox & Rose, Lascivious, Lingerie Please
Marketing Campaign Curvy Kate Lingerie Love Bomb, Wonderbra, Panache Sports
Department Store Selfridges Debenhams, Harrods, John Lewis
Full Bust Brand Curvy Kate Freya, Miss Mandalay, Prima Donna
Hosiery Brand Jonathan Aston Bebaroque, Charnos, Wolford
Independent Directional Brand Made by Niki Bordelle, Fred and Ginger, Kiss Me Deadly
Independent Retailer Dolci Follie Betty and Belle, The Lingerie Collective, Playful Promises
Maternity Brand HOTmilk Bravado, Cake Lingerie, Lorna Drew
New Designer Dirty Pretty Things Nicole Gill, Paolita, Tatu Couture
Post Surgery Brand Jamu Australia Anita, Royce Lingerie, Serita
Shapewear Brand Spanx Maidenform, Miraclesuit, Resultwear
Sports Bra Brand Panache Sports Berlei, Freya Active, Shock Absorber
Swimwear Brand Pistol Panties La Perla, Paolita, Seafolly
Lifetime Achievement Award Theo Paphetis
Most Innovative Brand Made by Niki Dirty Pretty Things, Marlies Dekkers, Sweetling Lingerie
Favourite British Designer Kiss Me Deadly Dirty Pretty Things, Myla, Stella McCartney
Favourite Retailer Debenhams Betty and Belle, Bravissimo, Figleaves
Favourite Lingerie Brand Gossard Curvy Kate, Dirty Pretty Things, Tallulah Love

2013 Awards[edit]

The winners for the 2013 awards are as follows:[12][13][14]

Category Winner Finalists
Lingerie Brand Gossard Chantelle, Fleur of England, Fred & Ginger
Multiple Retailer Rigby & Peller Boux Avenue, Bravissimo, Intimissimi
Online Retailer Figleaves ASOS, Fleur of England, Net-a-Porter
Marketing Campaign Freya Deco 365 Bo Peeps, Curvy Kate, Lascivious
Department Store Selfridges Debenhams, Harvey Nichols, John Lewis
Fuller Bust Brand Elomi Curvy Kate, Fantasie, Panache
Hosiery Brand Jonathan Aston Andrea Bucci, Charnos, Oroblu
Independent Directional Brand Something Wicked Belle et BonBon, Dirty Pretty Things, Fleur of England, Made by Niki
Independent Retailer Dolci Follie Boudoir Lingerie, Boutique65, Coco De Mer, Guilt Lingerie
Maternity Brand Lorna Drew Bravado, Cake Lingerie, Hotmilk
New Designer Madame Supertrash Belle et BonBon, Shell Belle Couture, Something Wicked
Post Surgery Brand Anita Care Amoena, Jamu Australia, Nicola Jane
Shapewear Brand Spanx Fit Britches, La Figurelle, Maidenform, Wolford
Sports Bra Brand Panache Sport Berlei, Freya Active, Shock Absorber
Swimwear Brand Pistol Panties Aguaclara, OYE Swimwear, Paolita
Lifetime Achievement Award Gillian Proctor
Favourite British Designer Janet Reger Kiss Me Deadly, Olivia Von Halle, Stella McCartney
Favourite Retailer Debenhams Agent Provocateur, Bravissimo, Rigby & Peller
Favourite Lingerie Brand Gossard Curvy Kate, Kiss Me Deadly, Maison Close
Boudoir Lingerie Brand Maison Close Madame Supertrash, Myla, Something Wicked
Lounge and Nightwear Brand Olivia von Halle Ayten Gasson, Eberjey, Shell Belle Couture
Regional Department Store Jarrold Beales, Bentalls, Browns

2014 Awards[edit]

The 2014 awards were held at the Freemason's Hall, London.[15] The winners for the 2014 awards are as follows:[16][17][18][19]

Category Winner Finalists
Lingerie Brand Chantelle Charnos, Gossard, Huit
Multiple Retailer F&F Rigby & Peller, Bravissimo
Online Retailer Simply Beach Coco Bay, Figleaves, Fox & Rose
Marketing Campaign Curvy Kate Debenhams, Panache, Made by Nikki, Wolford
Department Store Debenhams House of Fraser, Selfridges, Fenwick
Full Bust Brand Harlow & Fox Fantasie, Gorgeous at Debenhams, Curvy Kate, Freya
Hosiery Brand Wolford Leg Avenue, Ballerina, Jonathan Aston, Pretty Polly
Independent Directional Brand Belle et BonBon Reckless Wolf, Bordelle, Vevie
Independent Retailer Coco de Mer Odyssey Boutique, Caroline Randell Lingerie Boutique, Dolci Follie
Maternity Brand Lorna Drew Elle Macpherson Intimates, Cake Lingerie, Anita Maternity
New Designer Karolina Laskowska Holland Street, Sumarie, Vevie, Meng
Post Surgery Brand Vanilla Blush Nicola Jane, Jamu Australia, Royce
Shapewear Brand Wolford Vercella Vita, Naomi & Nicole, Spanx
Sports Bra Brand Freya Active Royce, Panache, Berlei
Swimwear Brand Melissa Odabash Pistol Panties, Maryan Mehlhorn, Nicole de Carle
Lifetime Achievement Award Jacqueline Gold
Favourite British Designer Ultimo Stella McCartney, Janet Reger, Fleur of England, Kiss Me Deadly
Favourite Retailer Debenhams Figleaves, Agent Provocateur, Asos, Rigby & Peller
Favourite Lingerie Brand Gossard Curvy Kate, Freya, Lepel, Panache
Boudoir Lingerie Brand Belle et BonBon Bordelle, Bluebella, Maison Close
Lounge and Nightwear Brand Shell Belle Couture Meng, Olivia Von Halle, Gilda & Pearl


2015 Awards[edit]

! Category || Winner || Finalists ONLINE RETAILER OF THE YEAR: WINNER - FIGLEAVES

                            FINALISTS - BELLE LINGERIE - JD WILLIAMS - LOVE HONEY

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