Chocolate Clothing up for top award

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Chocolate Clothing in Derry has been nominated for a prestigious 2012 Drapers Fashion Award.

Based in Lesley House, Foyle Street, Chocolate has been nominated in the Best New Business of the Year in the Independents category.

Drapers Fashion Awards celebrate the very best in the fashion industry, and to be nominated for such an award signifies that a business is at the top of its game in the fashion retail industry.

Chocolate Clothing offer men’s and women’s top brand designer clothing online and the very best in young fashion and heritage brands.

Drapers is the market-leading fashion trade magazine and a key resource for the UK fashion industry.

The Drapers Fashion Awards recognise and celebrate the very best in the fashion industry. This year there was a 30% increase in the number of entries compared to last year.

Chocolate co-owner David Conaghan said: “This is an amazing honour and definitely a highlight of my career to date to be nominated for the Drapers Fashion Awards.

“I have everything crossed that I win in November and do Chocolate proud.”

The winners will be decided by a group of the industry’s top experts and announced at the prestigious Drapers Fashion Awards ceremony on the 21st November at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

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