Get the champagne out! Great Western Arcade’s Liquor Store has been named Menswear Independent of the Year at the 2016 Drapers awards
The Birmingham contemporary fashion boutique, known for its high-quality stock and bespoke service, is now an award-winning retailer after bagging the title at the Top UK Independents Award which is the UK’s biggest celebration of independent retail.
Liquor Store won the accolade at a glamorous ceremony held at The Brewery, London, where the fashion industry elite came together for an afternoon of recognition and celebration of the sector’s achievements.
Store owner and Retail BID board member, Phil Hazel, said:
I am humbled that Liquor Store has been awarded the title of Menswear Independent of the Year by a prestigious institution such as Drapers. Our loyal customers couldn’t be any more supportive which we are also so grateful for. Birmingham’s thriving independent scene has gone from strength to strength in the past few years and it’s an exciting time to be a part of it.
The Drapers Independents Awards are the most applauded and relevant awards in the fashion independent sector; becoming the UK’s leading authority on fashion retailing. The awards are known to provide industry recognition and unrivalled opportunities.
With 13 categories, the awards cover every aspect of the independent fashion industry: from Best Store Design to Lifestyle Independent of the Year.
Liquor Store overcame competition from retailers across the UK and Republic of Ireland to win the coveted prize.
For globe-spanning collections of denim and menswear and womenswear brands you won’t find elsewhere on the high-street, Liquor Store is a sartorial Birmingham gem worth visiting.
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