RACHEL ENTWISTLE WINS DESIGNER OF THE YEAR AT THE UK WATCH AND JEWELLERY AWARDS July 08 2014
We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Rachel Entwistle picked up the prize for Jewellery Designer of the Year at the UK Watch and Jewellery Awards 2014.
The celebrations don’t stop there though - Rachel’s Shoreditch based store Thor & Wistle co-owned with Kamilla Thorsen also won the award for Boutique Retailer of the year.
Needless to say the team at Rachel Entwistle & Thor & Wistle HQ are in high spirits!
The judges said this designer fulfilled all their criteria with her excellent presentation -"an example of quirky yet commercial British design". The judges were impressed by Entwistle's clear business path, great look book and her hard work in getting everything together in the past year. Saying she has stayed true to her very clear style, and according to one judge: "Using recognisable symbols, she has managed to make her unique pieces intuitively appealing to different ages and genders". Please see below for more information on the UK awards.
RETAIL JEWELLER UK WATCH AND JEWELLERY AWARDS 2014
The leading names in the UK retail watch and jewellery industry gathered at the London Hilton on Park Lane this week to see who would take home this year’s UK Watch and Jewellery Awards with more than 500 of the country’s leading names gathering to celebrate another successful year in the industry.The UK Watch and Jewellery awards have, for over 20 years, been the most prestigious awards event in the industry’s calendar, every year they celebrate the best in the retail jewellery business and this year’s winners were no different. The 2014 awards were filled with excitement as popular TV personality Rick Edwards took to the stage to host the evening, and guests danced the night away at the after party. Rachel Entwistle proved to be the true winner of the night taking home two awards including jewellery designer of the year and a second award for her co-owned store Thor & Wistle, taking home the boutique retailer of the year award.