Winners of the second annual Jersey Style Awards in association with Bentley Motors St. Peter are revealed today and include an impressive array of international fashion talent. London based designer Richard Quinn received ‘Emerging British Designer 2018’, luxury fashion house Prada picked up ‘International Fashion Brand of the Year’ and Pam Hogg was inducted in the ‘Style Hall of Fame’. UK industrialist Paul Sykes received the ‘Global Philanthropist 2018’ award which was presented by his lifelong friend and great explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes.
Returning for a second year after the successful inaugural awards in 2017, Jersey Style Awards were celebrated in grand style once again at The Royal Jersey Showground. The red-carpet gala hosted an exclusive surprise performance from singer, model and talent show judge Alesha Dixon and was also attended by a host of celebrities including Alice Dellal, Tuuli Shipster, Tallia Storm, Gemma Collins, Tina Stines and Jean-Bernard Versini. The VIP’s were flown in courtesy of Ortac, the private jet aviation management company. Swiss luxury jeweller Chopard presented an exhibition of high jewellery and watch collections, which were flown in exclusively for the event in partnership with local family owned jewellers - Hettich.
VIP guests, nominees and sponsors enjoyed a three-course meal, accompanied by Duval Leroy Champagne, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Franklin & Sons soft drinks and a fine wine selection as they celebrated Jersey as a diverse treasure within the Channel Islands.
The Jersey Style Awards proudly showcase Jersey as an international style and culture rich destination. Each nominee epitomised Jersey’s valuable offering in arts, hospitality, lifestyle, heritage and fashion. This year’s nominees were carefully selected for being stand-outs within their trade, with experience, craftsmanship and service an essence echoed throughout each category.
Winners were decided by public vote across all 13 categories.
54 businesses and individuals were shortlisted, judged by a reputable panel of industry experts; Mickey Boardman, editorial director of PAPER Magazine, Jill Wanless, editor of Hello! fashion monthly, Maurice Mullen, head of fashion and luxury at the Evening Standard and Hilary Alexander, award winning fashion journalist.
Artist Jason Butler, Norwich born Jersey resident received ‘Tastemaker of the Year’, whilst The Royal Yacht Hotel was crowned Hotel of the Year 2018 and Jersey Zoo scooped ‘Visitor Attraction of the Year’ for the second year running.
1. Restaurant of the Year - Bohemia
2. Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year - Cheffins at The Beaumont Inn
3. Wine List of the Year - Longueville Manor
4. Island Bar of the Year - The Blind Pig Speakeasy
5. High Street / Online Retailer of the Year - Voisins
6. Independent Retailer of the Year - Madhatter Surf Shop
7. Visitor Attraction of the Year - Jersey Zoo
8. Cultural Attraction of the Year - Mont Orgueil Castle
9. Hotel of the Year - The Royal Yacht
10. Boutique Hotel / Small Hotel of the Year - The Club Hotel & Spa
11. Active & Sports Experience of the Year - Jersey Seafaris
12. Spa / Wellbeing / Health Brand of the Year - L’Horizon Spa
13. Tastemaker of the Year - Jason Butler (artist)
14. Emerging Designer of the Year - Richard Quinn
15. Philanthropist of the Year - Paul Sykes
16. Style Hall of Fame - Pam Hogg
17. International Brand of the Year - Prada