The Fashion Accessory of the Year is organised by the British Travelgoods, Handbags & Accessories Association (BTAA). With the competition only in its fifth year, the organisation has been supporting manufacturers, designers, wholesalers, importers, exporters, agents and retailers in the leather, travel goods and fashion accessory industry since 1918.
The awards were established to celebrate innovation in fashion accessories, luggage and leather goods. Organisers predict that the 2019 competition will be the best yet. “We are expanding our judging panel adding a shortlist to our judging process, so winners will have even more prestige than usual. We are also incorporating a live judging day into the judging stages,” stated the BTAA team.
Sponsored by Ascential Events, Fashion Accessory of the Year is a unique platform to showcase new and innovative products whilst raising the profile of forward-thinking companies.
The 2019 categories are:
• Fashion Accessory
• Fashion Handbag
• Fashion Jewellery
• Luggage & Travel
• Made in Britain
• Small Leather Goods
The competition is open to all – not just BTAA members, and competitors are invited to nominate as many products as they wish.
The judging panel is selected to ensure a broad cross section from the industry enlisting judges from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Competition Launch Date – Now Open
Competition Closes – 2nd August 2019
Judging Commences – 6th August 2019
Shortlisted Products Announced On the website – 12th August 2019
Award Winners Announced – 1st September, at Autumn Fair 2019.
“Winning companies and entrants have hugely benefited from being involved in this prestigious yearly event,” enthused the BTAA team.
To enter go to: www.fashionaccessoryawards.co.uk