Wednesday 1 December saw the 2010 Luxuria Awards held at Regents College in London. Tim Jackson, Course Leader PG Cert Fashion: Buying and Merchandising and EMBA Fashion has been named Best Journalist 2010.
The awards, now in their second year are held by the Luxury Marketing Council and were created to honour excellence in luxury design, manufacture, retail and communications and are open to brands and suppliers across Europe.
The judging panel, comprising 26 renowned industry figures in the world of luxury including Matteo Alessi (Alessi); Simon Berry (Berry Bros & Rudd); Antony Sheriff (MD of McLaren Automotive) and Perry Oosting (President of Vertu Mobiles).
Categories include Best Brand, Best Retailer, Best Campaign and Best Journalist. Luxuria say that excellence is defined by originality, relevance, craftsmanship and tradition.
Tim has research interests in luxury brands, fashion trend prediction, forecasting, strategic fashion marketing, branding and buying and merchandising.