The winners of this year's coveted Best Children's Fashion Accessories Brand in the Junior Design Awards
WINNER: PLATINUM FOR BEST CHILDREN'S FASHION ACCESSORIES BRAND
WHAT: The Canadian premium kids sunglasses brand featuring forward thinking design and a commitment to using the safest and best quality materials to protect young eyes.
WHY: This company's strong belief that when it comes to sunglasses, children deserve the same quality, protection and style as their adult counterparts struck a huge chord with our judges. "If you think about, it developing eyes probably need even better protection," said Junior Editor Bonita Turner. "I absolutely love these designs and know that all parents would feel so much better knowing that their children's eyes were properly protected in the sun. I am a massive fan of this brand." Our mini judges were equally impressed too. Mini model Farouk James' mum Bonnie wrote in their judging notes: "Farouk's favourite cool shades." and mini-influencer Amazing Arabella commented: "Awesome shapes and designs."
WHERE: Sons + Daughters
WINNER: GOLDFOR BEST CHILDREN'S FASHION ACCESSORIES BRAND
WHAT: The bright and cheerful boutique accessory brand for girls and boys with a sense of playfulness at its heart.
WHY: Mini judges and parent judges alike, loved this super cute range of kids accessories from cat shaped bags to glittery hair slides. Mini influencer Fancy Nancy pronounced the collection "Cute, fun & stylish", while Junior Editor Bonita Turner commented, "I love this brand they always come up with something fresh and original with a large helping of humour. Who doesn't need a cactus bumbag in their life?"
WHERE: Rockahula Kids
WINNER: SILVER FOR BEST CHILDREN'S FASHION ACCESSORIES BRAND
WHAT: A fun and stylish kids accessories brand designed for kids who want to express their playful personalities and add a touch of originality to their outfits
WHY: Having launched in 2017 Mimi & Lula is now a global brand stocked in over 35 countries! Their huge success can be put down to their dazzling selection of accessories featuring glitter, pompoms, bags and baskets that we wish came in grown-up size. Our mini influencers were mighty impressed and were trying on everything! Mini-influencer Fancy Nancy's mum Fearne summed up the enthusiasm with her comment: "Beautiful finishing touches to complement any outfit! Nancy loved these!"
WHERE: Mimi & Lula
WINNER: BRONZE FOR BEST CHILDREN'S FASHION ACCESSORIES BRAND
WHAT: A hair accessories brand featuring beautiful handmade bows made from Liberty of London fabrics and pretty cottons, linens & lace. The company has also started Bow Club, a subscriptions service that means you can have beautiful bows delivered to your doorstep on a monthly basis.
WHY: You can never have too many beautiful hair bows in our book and Evie Michelle make some of prettiest bows we have ever seen. From the daintiest clips for tiny locks to the more substantial sizes for those who want to make more of an impact there is something for everyone. Our judges loved the attention to detail and the gorgeous packaging and loved the idea of Bow Club which they thought would make a gorgeous gift for a little girl.
WHERE: Evie Michelle