Yes, the prestigious Junior Design Awards are back for 2012! And we're inviting you to be a part of them. The Junior Design Awards are the only awards that recognise excellence in style and design for children's fashion and shopping, lifestyle and interiors, travel, food and restaurants, toys and books. And here are this year's categories – with brand new categories highlighted in bold:
* Baby Fashion (Designer) * Baby Fashion (High Street) * Boy’s Fashion (Designer) * Boy’s Fashion (High street) • Girl’s Fashion (Designer) * Girl’s Fashion (High street) * Best Eco Fashion * Best Fashion Retailer * Designer Of The Year * Best Footwear * Emerging Talent/Best New Brand * Best UK Fashion Brand * Best International Fashion Brand * Best Accessories (Hats, Jewellery, Hair Decoration, Bags) * Maternity * Best Changing Bag
* Best Shopping Experience * Best Children’s Department * Best Online Fashion Retailer * Best Online Gift & Toy Retailer * Best Independent Boutique * Best Shoe Shop
INTERIORS & LIFESTYLE
* Best Buggy/Pushchair Design * Best Highchair Design* Best Cot Design * Best Family Car * Best Car Seat * Best Infant Carrier/Sling * Best Interiors Collection * Best Furniture Collection * Most Innovative Product * Best New-to-market Product * Best Baby & Child Toiletry Range * Best Pampering Skincare/Beauty Product For Mothers * Best Eco Nappy
TOYS & BOOKS
* Best Classic Toy * Best Toy Design (for 0–2 years) * Best Toy Design (for 3-5 years) * Best Toy Design (6-plus) * Best Eco Toy * Best Arts & Crafts * Picture Book Of The Year * Best Classic Book * Best New Talent (Author Or Illustrator) * Best Children’s App* Best Console/Handheld Game * Best Family Video Games * Best Eco Toy
* Best Family Hotel UK * Best Hotel: Europe/Rest Of World * Best Family Tour Operator * Best Family Holiday * Best Family Festival * Best Family Day Out * Best Tourist Board * Best Travel Product
FOOD & RESTAURANTS
* Best Children’s Food/Beverage Brand * Best Family Restaurant * Best Feeding Product * Best Family/Children's Cookbook
SPECIAL JUNIOR AWARD
* Outstanding Contribution To Children’s Fashion
SPECIAL READERS’ AWARD
* Coolest Street Style Kid
News of how to enter is on its way, so keep a look-out.
In the mean time, check out last year's winners and shortlised entries on our Junior Design Awards channel.