IFA 2015 Awardees

 

Images Most Admired Fashion Brand of The Year: Men’s Westernwear

Awardee: Allen Solly

Allen Solly introduced the concept of Friday Dressing in early nineties. The brand currently operates 1,722 sales points across India. Over the previous year their store count has increased by 13 percent, total retail space by 23 percent and total annual sales turnover of brand by 34 percent. Also, the annual sales turnover of the brand from EBOs has increased by 27 percent

Nominees:
Allen Solly, Arrow, Being Human, Indigo Nation, Tommy Hilfiger, United Colors of Benetton and Van Heusen.

Received by:
Siddharth Shekhar, Regional Retail Manager-West, Madura Fashion & Lifestyle

Presented by:
Roy Kettlewell, Global Innovations Manager, The Woolmark Company, Australia

Images Most Admired Fashion Brand Of The Year: Women’s Westernwear

Awardee: Vero Moda

The brand has 179 sales points all across India, and its store count has grown by 38 percent from the last year. Vero Moda’s total retail space has increased by 45 percent and total annual sales turnover upsurged by 68 percent in the previous year. The brand’s annual sales turnover from EBOs has gone up by 32 percent.

Nominees:
Allen Solly, Avirate, Forever New, Jealous 21, Only, United Colors of Benetton, Van Heusen and Vero Moda

Received by:
Vineet Gautam, CEO, Bestseller India

Presented by:
Roy Kettlewell, Global Innovations Manager, The Woolmark Company, Australia

IMAGES MOST ADMIRED FASHION BRAND OF THE YEAR: KIDSWEAR

Awardee: United Colors of Benetton

Currently, UCB has 803 sales points pan India that has upturned by 4 percent over the previous year. Brand’s total retail space has increased by 4 percent and total annual sales turnover by 26 percent over the previous year. Also, annual sales turnover of the brand from EBOs has grown by 19 percent in the previous year.

Nominees:
612 Ivy League, Allen Solly, Tommy Hilfiger, United Colors of Benetton

Received by:
Sundeep Chugh, Director Commercial, Benetton India Pvt. Ltd.

Presented by:
Bonnie Brooks, Vice Chairman, Hudson’s Bay Company

IMAGES MOST ADMIRED FASHION BRAND OF THE YEAR: JEANS & CASUALWEAR

Awardee: Tommy Hilfiger

Today, Tommy Hilfiger has 210 sales points all across India that has increased by 8 percent over the previous year. Brand’s total retail space grew by 15 percent, total annual sales turnover by 25 percent and annual sales turnover from EBOs by 31
percent from the past year.

Nominees:
Allen Solly, Being Human, Jack & Jones, Numero Uno, Only, Pepe, Tommy Hilfiger and United Colors of Benetton

Received by:
Siddharth Kapoor, Head-Business Development and Amit Kumar, DGM, Menswear
Division, Tommy Hilfiger Arvind Fashion Pvt. Ltd.

Presented by:
Raza Beig, CEO, Splash & Iconic, Director Landmark Group

IMAGES MOST ADMIRED FASHION BRAND OF THE YEAR: ACTIVE SPORTSWEAR

Awardee: Puma

Currently, Puma is retailing through 1,930 sales points all over India which has grown by 7 percent. Puma’s total retail space increased by 18 percent over the previous year and total annual sales turnover of brand grew by 14 percent. The annual sales turnover of the brand from EBOs increased by 10 percent from the last year.

Nominees:
Adidas, Manchester United, Puma and Reebok

Received by:
Abhishek Ganguly, MD & Team Puma

Presented by:
Vinay Pathak, Film Actor and Cherry Zheng, Foshaan, Goldly Textiles

IMAGES MOST ADMIRED FASHION BRAND OF THE YEAR: WOMEN’S INDIANWEAR

Awardee: W

With the increased count store by 48 percent, W retails through 1,000 sales points all across India. The total retail space of the brand has grown by 32 percent over the previous year and total annual sales turnover of the brand increased by 71 percent
from the last year. Also, the annual sales turnover of W from EBOs has increased by 56 percent.

Nominees:
Biba, Melange by Lifestyle, Neerus and W

Received by:
Anant Daga, CEO, TCNS Clothing Company Pvt. Ltd.

Presented by:
Vinay Pathak, Film Actor and Cherry Zheng, Foshaan, Goldly Textiles

IMAGES MOST ADMIRED FASHION BRAND OF THE YEAR: MEN’S INNERWEAR

Awardee: Hanes

From the last year, Hanes’ total annual sales turnover has increased by 91 percent and the annual sales turnover from EBOs raised by 92 percent over the previous year, And, Hanes was the most favoured brand in its category by the jury Members.

Nominees:
Jack & Jones, Hanes and United Colors of Benetton

Received by:
Abhinav Kumar, Head Retail Operations, US Polo Brand

Presented by:
Dewang Neralla, Managing Director & CEO Atom Technologies & Lily Zhu & Dana Su – Hangzhon

IMAGES MOST ADMIRED FASHION BRAND OF THE YEAR: NEW LAUNCH

Awardee: Vero Moda Marquee

Vero Moda, a brand that has become synonymous with contemporary international fashion for women in India, took the style game to a notch higher by collaborating with Bollywood director, Karan Johar to create the Vero Moda Marquee collection. The microsite of the brand was launched on the same day when Vero Moda made noise in the fashion industry.

Nominees:
Aliph, Forever Fashion, Rangriti, T M Lewin and Vero Moda Marquee

Received by:
Vineet Gautam, CEO & Country Head at Bestseller India

Presented by:
Elze Van Vennendaal, Global Alliance Head, Suitssupply.com, Netherlands

IMAGES MOST ADMIRED FASHION RETAILER OF THE YEAR: LARGE FORMAT STORE CHAIN

Awardee: Lifestyle

Today, Lifestyle has 43 stores which has increased by 8 percent from the previous year. In fact, the total annual sales turnover grew by 23 percent, while average sales per sq.ft. increased by 10 percent from the last year.

Nominees:
Lifestyle, Reliance Trends and Shoppers Stop

Received by:
Kabir Lumba, MD; Ankur Bajaj, Head Buying & Design, Apparel-Menswear;
Vivek Thilakan, AVP, Operation (West); Lifestyle International Pvt. Ltd., India

Presented by:
BS Nagesh, Founder-TRRAIN (Trust for Retailers and Retail Associates of India)

IMAGES MOST ADMIRED REGIONAL FASHION RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Awardee: Sai Silks — Kalamandir & Kanchepuram Varamahalakshmi Silks

Sai Silks with Kalamandir and Varamahalakshmi had a turnover of `250 crore in 2013 which increased to `352 in 2014. They currently have 22 stores and their numbers of store count has upsurged to 16 percent from past year. Brand’s total annual sales turnover in 2014 increased by 42 percent.

Nominees:
All That Jazz, Blue Club, Chunmun (CNM), Jade Blue, Sai Silks – Kalamandir & Kanchepuram Varamahalakshmi Silks, Neerus, Sohum Shoppe and Study By Janak

Received by:
Kalyan Annan, Director, Sai Silks Kalamandir Ltd.

Presented by:
Vineet Kanaujia, Head Marketing, Safexpress Pvt. Ltd.

IMAGES MOST ADMIRED DESIGN CONCEPT OF THE YEAR

Awardees:
UCB for 100% Benetton Spring Summer 2014
Park Avenue for Autofit
Van Heusen for My Fit
Adidas for Adidas Originals

100% Benetton, United Colors of Benetton
The brand has a consolidated identity characterised by colour, authentic fashion
quality at democratic prices and passion for its work. In women’s Spring Summer
2014 collection the key focus was on dresses. To make the collection exclusive, the
brand used innovative fabrics and perma pleating technique. The collection also
highlighted tropical key trends.

Originals 2014, Adidas Originals
The collection creates a unique lifestyle with a clear Brazilian flavour combining
FARM’s breath-taking summery graphic designs with our ORIGINALS iconic and
ever-successful enhan

IMAGES MOST ADMIRED FASHION COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Awardee: Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd

Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd. has 14 brands in its portfolio catering to all segments –Value, premium and bridge to luxury. The company increased its turnover to Rs. 2,016 crore in 2014, while growing at 26 percent over the previous year. The fashion company is projected to be `5,000 crore by 2018. Arvind Lifestyle Brands has recently acquired brands like Ed Hardy, Calvin Klein, GAP and The Childrens Place (TCP). The company is also planning to foray into the footwear retail and e-commerce in the coming months.

Nominees:
Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd., Benetton India Pvt. Ltd., Bestseller Retail India Pvt. Ltd., Indus League and Tommy Hilfiger Arvind Fashion Pvt.Ltd.

Received by:
Siddharth Kapoor, Alok

IMAGES MOST ADMIRED FASHION BRAND OF THE YEAR FOR MEN’S INDIANWEAR

Awardee: Manyavar

Currently, UCB has 803 sales points pan India that has upturned by 4 percent over the previous year. Brand’s total retail space has increased by 4 percent and total annual sales turnover by 26 percent over the previous year. Also, annual sales turnover of the brand from EBOs has grown by 19 percent in the previous year.

Received by:
Binod Pareek, GM-Retail Operations, Vedant Fashion Pvt. Ltd.

Presented by:
Kabir Lumba, Chairman IFF and MD, Lifestyle International, and Amitabh Taneja,
CMD Images Multimedia Pvt. Ltd.

RELIANCE TRENDS PERFORMANCE AWARDS

Reliance Trends give awards to its five most valued brand partners

Best Performance Partner,Women’s Indian Wear

Awardee: TCNS Clothing
Received by: Anant Daga & Lalit Raghuvanshi

RELIANCE TRENDS PERFORMANCE AWARDS

Reliance Trends give awards to its five most valued brand partners

Best Performance Partner, Menswear

Awardee: Flying Machine
Received by: Alok Dubey & Rakesh Jain

RELIANCE TRENDS PERFORMANCE AWARDS

Reliance Trends give awards to its five most valued brand partners

Best Performance Partner, Women’s Western Wear

Awardee: Kraus
Received by: Sushil Punjabi

RELIANCE TRENDS PERFORMANCE AWARDS

Reliance Trends give awards to its five most valued brand partners

Best Performance Partner, Kids Wear

Awardee: 612 IVY League
Received by: Mohita and Manu Indrayan, and Shashank Gupta

RELIANCE TRENDS PERFORMANCE AWARDS

Reliance Trends give awards to its five most valued brand partners

Emerging Brand

Awardee: Sin
Received by: Vijay Laxmi Poddar and Team Sin