The top Italian intimate apparel retailers were unveiled on February 6 in Florence, at the 18th Stelle dell’Intimo gala. The exuberant awards ceremony took place at Palazzo Borghese, and saw over 300 guests including top retailers, VIPs and suppliers gather to network and celebrate the 128 nominated retailers. Winners were selected by a prestigious jury comprised of 24 brands with retailers awarded in four categories: Reference Shops, New Generation Shops, Concept Stores and Personal Touch.
Stelle dell’Intimo 2016 Winners
Reference Shop: Harmony (Barletta)
Personal Touch: One and One (Turin)
New Generation: Silk Shop and Sale (Bassano del Grappa)
Concept Store: The Bee Workers (Forte dei Marmi)
Achievement Award: Spiss (Bolzano)
Special Recognition Prizes
More nominations over the years: Sun and Blue (San Marino), Paprika (Marigliano), Francesca (Livorno) and Trolleybus (Treviso)
Professionalism: Arianna Boutique (Verona)
Marketing & Communications: Gaya Boutique (Milan)
Fitting Specialist: Booty (Genoa)
Stelle dell’Intimo was created by Pisani Editore and is organized by Linea Intima, with the objective of supporting and stimulating the professionalism and creativity of the trade. The contest was then taken to the USA with The Best of Intima Awards, Germany with Sterne der Wäsche, in the UK with Stars: Underlines Best Shop Awards and most recently France with Top 100.