Monday, July 06, 2009

RE:Fashion Awards 2008

On Thursday 13th November 2008 at Shoreditch Town Hall in London, the first ever RE:Fashion Awards took place. I was there to see the action, fashion and very inspirational guests and speakers. See the below list of winners and runners up.

RE:Fashion Designer of the Year Award

WINNER: From Somewhere
RUNNER UP: 1) People Tree and 2) Junky Styling

New RE:Designer of the Year Award

WINNER: Izzy Lane
RUNNER UP: 1) Mark Liu 2) Goodone 3) Fifi Bijoux

RE:Use Award

Sponsored by Worn Again

WINNER: From Somewhere
RUNNERS UP: 1) Traid and 2) Junky Styling

RE:Retailer Award

RUNNERS UP: 1) Frugi and 2) Chandni Chowk

RE:Manufacturing Award: Celebrating the unsung heroes of fashion manufacture, the ones who implement responsible and progressive practises.

WINNER: Mantis/Sunflag

RUNNER UP: 1) Paramo/Miquelina and 2) UniqueEco

RE:Consumer Awareness Award: Sponsored by The Body Shop

WINNER: Marie Claire
Read Marie Claire’s report on the win here.

RUNNERS UP: 1) People Tree and 2) War on Want

RE:Cotton Award: Celebrating organisations who have taken big steps in improving practises in cotton production.

Commended: Pants to Poverty
Commended: Tesco

RE:Africa Award: Sponsored by 1927 Limited, recognising outstanding practises for bringing about change to people or environment in Africa.

RUNNERS UP: 1) Soul of Africa 2) Stella Atal

RE:Environment Award: Sponsored by Ecologist, for designers or labels who have pioneered practises to minimise their impact on the environment.

RUNNERS UP: 1) Marie Sar Agencies 2) The Hemp Trading Company (THTC)

RE:People Award: Sponsored by Craig Cohon and CIWEM, for businesses who have changed the lives of people through their supply change and have the potential to achieve more.

WINNER: Pachacuti
RUNNERS UP: 1) People Tree and 2) Benedicta Nanyonga

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