Glitterati of UK jewellery trade celebrate busiest ever Professional Jeweller Hot 100
LONDON, September 2015 – The glitterati of the UK jewellery trade came out in force to celebrate 100 stars of the business in the most hotly contested Professional Jeweller Hot 100 event, on the sidelines of this September’s IJL.
Retail stars made a big impact in the latest Hot 100, celebrated in a presentation and party staged in central London on September 7, 2015.
“This year’s Hot 100 nominations process was our busiest yet, with hundreds of applications outlining the merits of directors, boutique owners, emerging talents and trend drivers,” said Sarah Louise Jordan, Professional Jeweller’s Editor.
Maris Hodern, Founder and Creative director, Missoma (Pic: Kalory Photo)
“Due to the volume and quality of nominations from some of the UK’s most brilliant retailers (both multiples and growing independents) you’ll notice a much greater retail presence in this year’s list.”
The Hot 100 retailers included names such as Michael Laing of Laing Edinburgh, Jason Allum of Allum & Sidaway, and Tom and Edward Ferris, of Swag and Burrells Jewellers.
Trend setters included designers Sara Prentice of Garrard, Sarah Ho and Fei Liu.
Charlotte-Valkeniers, Designer and Director, Charlotte-Valkeniers Design (Pic: Kalory Photo)
Fei Liu, Owner, Fei Liu Fine Jewellery (Pic: Kalory Photo)
Sarah Ho, Founder and CEO, Sarah Ho London (Pic: Kalory Photo)