Best Children’s Swimwear Collection | Junior Design Awards 2018

Announcing the winners of this year's Best Children's Swimwear Collection, Junior Design Awards 2018

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Best Children's Swimwear Collection | Junior Design Awards 2018

WINNER: GOLD FOR BEST CHILDREN’S SWIMWEAR COLLECTION

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WHO: LOVE & HONOUR GOOD SWIMMERS

WHAT: A design led brand with an environmental conscience producing UPF50+ weave swimwear made from abandoned fishing nets

WHY: Our judges found loved this product on a purely aesthetic basis but when they discovered that the fabric used to make them gives UPF50+ sun protection they were blown away. Here are just some of the judges’ glowing comments: “Amazing reuse of fishing nets. Love the designs too and the fact that its UPF50+!” Gabrielle Spang, Founder of Scandi Mini. “Love these!” Chloe Thurston, founder of Uberkid. “Very sweet simple designs.” added Donna Wilson, renewed Textile and homeware Designer

And, there was more: “I adore this brand! The retro details and stunning prints really attracted me to it!” Gemma Metcalfe-Beckers (founder of The Mutha.Hood) and finally, “Absolutely love this brand. The design is gorgeous – just love the prints and the shapes are so incredibly cute. I also love the regenerated fabric – so very smart and wonderful for the environment. Can’t wait to buy some for my daughter.”  Holly Anna Scarsella (from Pamelone)

WHERE: Love & Honour

  

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WINNER: SILVER FOR BEST CHILDREN’S SWIMWEAR COLLECTION

WHO: PLATYPUS AUSTRALIA

WHAT: Aglobal UV Swimwear brand that unites style with maximum sun safety featuring exclusive prints, colour blocking and neon accents in contemporary silhouettes

WHY: Australia’s leading UV swimwear brand was a big hit with the Junior Design Awards judging panel who thought the use of bold print and colour would score highly with their own children. The fact that this brand is eco-friendly, offers maximum UV sun Protection and is ultra chlorine resistant also impressed the judges. Founder of  The Mutha.Hood Gemma Metcalfe-Beckers said Fantastic prints and details!”

WHERE: Platypus Australia

Best Children's Swimwear Collection | Junior Design Awards 2018

WINNER: BRONZE FOR BEST CHILDREN’S SWIMWEAR COLLECTION

WHO: BAMBINO MIO REUSEABLE SWIM NAPPIES

WHAT: Reusable Swim Nappies featuring cotton linings, leakproof legs and vibrant designs

WHY: Our judges were so excited by these eco-friendly swim nappies that look gorgeous and make soggy disposables redundant and reduce landfill. Here are a few of the judges notes: “Lovely design and good price point too.” Gabrielle Spang, founder of Scandi Mini and “Love the patterns and the reusable element. Great product.” said Donna Wilson, Textiles Designer

“I have used these for both of my daughters and love them. My youngest used to hate swimming. She would always scream and then we realised it was because she hated the feel of a soggy nappy on her bottom. We bought these and she suddenly found joy in the pool. We use it underneath her swimsuits and always take spares with us.”  added Gemma Metcalfe- Beckers, founder of The Mutha.Hood

WHERE: Bambino Mio

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