Sweet success for Derry’s Chocolate

Chocolate owner, David Conaghan, pictured collecting the Pure London Best of British Independent Retail Award for Northern Ireland in London last week.
Chocolate owner, David Conaghan, pictured collecting the Pure London Best of British Independent Retail Award for Northern Ireland in London last week.

Derry fashion company, Chocolate, has scooped a top fashion award.

The Foyle Street based fashion outlet won at the Pure London Best of British Independent Retail Awards last week.

Chocolate was named as the top independent fashion company in the whole island of Ireland on Monday evening.

Chocolate owner, David Conaghan said winning the award was the highlight of his career to date.

“It was a fantastic night on Monday night, walking on stage in front of the fashion elite in London and to accept the award for Ireland was a highlight of my career so far.

“It was a great achievement for our hard working team, so we are over the moon and really proud. Irish eyes were smiling on Monday night!”

Chocolate first opened its Derry store in 2011 and since that time has gone on to win countless awards including Drapers’ Multichannel Retailer of the Year for 2013.

“Our hopes and ambitions for the future our to continue what we do and hopefully be the best and to never sit still and rest on our laurels.

“We will continually adapt and change our business as the fashion and digital industries move really fast and you cannot wait about,” said David.

For more information on Chocolate visit their website www.chocolateclothing.co.uk