Kishore Biyani, CEO, the Future Group, and Chairman, Fashion Alliance, was adjudged the Images Fashion Retail Icon of the Year at the finale of the Lycra Images Fashion Forum 2007 held in Mumbai recently.
Several well-known figures from the Indian fashion and retail industry were honoured for their contribution to the business of fashion at the event.
Madura Garments won the Most Admired Fashion Company of the Year. The company also won the trophy for Van Heusen shirts, Allen Solly won a trophy for its women’s wear, while Louis Philippe bagged a trophy for formal wear.
Shoppers’ Stop won the title of Fashion Retailer of the Year, while Sanjiv Mohanty of Benetton India won the Fashion Brand Professional of the Year.
The Most Innovative Lycra Brand of the Year trophy went to Park Avenue for excellence in product innovation, brand communication and retail expansion in 2006.
The Lycra Images Fashion Forum 2007 celebrated achievements of fashion and lifestyle brands, retailers and professionals who have done exceptionally well 2006 on all deliverables, constantly reinventing themselves to keep pace with the dynamics of the fashion industry and to remain forerunners in shaping the future of fashion in India.
“LIFA recognises the true worth of brands and retailers among consumers as they are based on the verdict of thousands of brand conscious consumers,” Amitabh Taneja, Chief Convenor of LIFA said.
Over 2,000 leading global and Indian names from the world of fashion branding, retailing, merchandising and the entire gamut of fashion retail support organisations ok part at IFF ’07.