Member News: Celtic & Co. shortlisted in three categories at Drapers Footwear Awards 2021
Luxury British footwear and outwear brand Celtic & Co. have been chosen as finalists for the Drapers Footwear Awards for 2021
The Drapers Footwear Awards celebrates the brands and retailers who stand out as being the most innovative in the footwear industry. This year in particular sees the onus shone on those who have gone above and beyond to protect their staff, work with their suppliers and partners to maintain business continuity during the pandemic.
Celtic & Co., the pioneering, digitally native, retailer of ethically sourced, natural and sustainable knitwear, footwear and outerwear is delighted to celebrate the shortlisting in following three categories in the reputable Drapers Footwear Awards 2021:
- Women’s Footwear Brand of the Year
- International Strategy of the Year
- Shop Employee of the Year
Already past winners of the International Footwear Business of the Year back in 2019, Celtic & Co. sees this as a great achievement and acknowledgement of their efforts within the online-retail and mail-order market.
2020 was a thriving year for the brand as they saw sales increase significantly as they expanded their international offering in the US, Germany, Canada and Australia.
Nick Whitworth, Co-Founder of Celtic & Co, says:
“We are very grateful to be recognised by Drapers for our work. Since winning the International Footwear Business of the Year award in 2019, a lot has changed at Celtic & Co. We have successfully expanded internationally and are working on a significantly larger scale.
To win an award would contribute immensely towards the pride we feel already for what we’ve achieved since our beginnings in 1990.”
James Williams, incoming Managing Director of Celtic & Co, adds:
“We are delighted to have been shortlisted for these prestigious awards which recognise the efforts and successes across all areas of the business.”