Walpole British Luxury Awards 2018 | British Luxury Brand of the Year
Today we reveal the nominees for our final category, British Luxury Brand of the Year, in association with Laurent-Perrier. This is awarded to the British luxury brand that has had the greatest global impact or growth in terms of sales and exposure in the past year.
Last year, this award was won by MATCHESFASHION.COM, and today we are delighted to reveal that Belmond; Boodles; Bremont; Fortnum & Mason; and Liberty London have been shortlisted in this category; please see below to discover why.
Belmond is a luxury hotel, train and river cruise owner and sophisticated travel operator delivering inspiring journeys and exceptional experiences in remarkable destinations worldwide. With 46 fully or partially-owned properties operating in 24 countries, Belmond has curated a collection of some of the world’s most iconic hotels and enriching luxury travel adventures.
Established 220 years ago, Boodles is a family owned, British fine jeweller with a truly individual personality and a committed focus to achieving excellence in all facets of design, craftsmanship and long term customer service.
Bremont is an award-winning British luxury watch brand, manufacturing mechanical watches in Henley-on-Thames, England. Co-founded by brothers Nick & Giles English in 2002, Bremont has made a substantial impact on the watch industry in a very short period of time. The brand remains true to its original principles of: aviation and military, British engineering and adventure. The brand is now in the top handful of chronometer producers in the world.
Fortnum & Mason
Since 1707, Fortnum & Mason has existed to create delight through extraordinary food, joy-giving things, and unforgettable experiences. Staying relevant and constantly innovating is the reason the brand has survived and thrived through three centuries of history, and it remains committed to imagination and discovery today.
Synonymous with the city its store stands in, Liberty London is a brand driven by discovery. Born in 1875 from the adventurous and disruptive spirit of Arthur Lasenby Liberty, the brand remains true to its heritage of design, print, fabrics, democracy, arts and culture –protecting this legacy as it seeks out the new and the interesting.