LONDON, June 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Timberland® have been awarded Best Mainstream Men's Footwear Brand of the Year at the annual Drapers Footwear Awards 2015 in London last night.
This is the second time that Timberland® have won the category and the third that the brand has taken home a prize, voted for by an expert panel of judges, which includes a number of esteemed fashion journalists and stylists. The Drapers Footwear Awards are the most admired and relevant awards in the fashion retail industry.
The results of the awards were revealed on 4th June at the Tower of London, where the fashion industry elite came together for a night of recognition and triumph over the sector's achievements.
"We're thrilled and honoured to win the Best Mainstream Men's Footwear Brand of the Year award a second time. As it's voted for by members of the footwear industry, it's a huge accolade for the brand and a humbling experience being selected amongst such great competitors. Timberland has huge momentum around the world right now. The trend toward heritage and authenticity is lifting the brand - but it's the versatile new products that are driving the real excitement. We are delighted that this is noticed and recognised by the industry ." - Andy Hewat, Country Manager UK & Ireland
Eric Musgrave, editorial director, Drapers, said: "The Drapers Footwear awards bring together retailers large and small and brands old and new. The level of expertise and commitment of our winning footwear entrepreneurs from all across the UK and Ireland inspires the entire sector."
Timberland®, a brand of VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), is a global leader in the design, engineering and marketing of premium-quality footwear, apparel and accessories for consumers who value the outdoors and their time in it. Timberland® markets products under the Timberland®, Timberland PRO®, and Timberland Boot Company® brands, all of which offer quality workmanship and detailing and are built to withstand the elements of nature. Timberland® products are sold throughout the world in leading department and specialty stores as well as company-owned retail locations and online. Timberland's® dedication to making quality products is matched by its commitment to "doing well and doing good" -- forging powerful partnerships among employees, consumers and service partners to transform the communities in which they live and work. To learn more about Timberland®, please visit http://www.timberland.com.