The winners of the Best of APLF Awards (BOAA) March 2016 were announced during BOAA Cocktail Party in the evening of 31 March 2016 during APLF fairs.
There were a total of 11 winners with 4 Fashion Access exhibits and 7 APLF – MM&T exhibits. Read on to find out about the well-deserved award winners for leather, materials and component.
Click here to find out the Fashion Access winner list.
Company: Hong Kong Info International Trade Co., Limited
Country: Hong Kong
Winning category: Best Natural Material
Description: For giving cork a new, more contemporary fashion look with lacy cutouts, or mixed with fabric to create an almost textile effect
Company: Keen Ching Industrial Co., Ltd
Winning category: Best Fashion Component
Description: For their extensive range of fashion zippers that crossover from garments, to bags to leathergoods; in particular, their new line of zippers with heat-sealing ribbons.
Company: Edicate Button & Garment Accessories Manufactory Ltd.
Country: Hong Kong
Winning category: Best Leather Component
Description: For their line of bag, leathergoods and garments accessories that present a new link and the great potential between leather and components.
Company: Megisserie Raynaud Jeune
Winning category: Best Natural Leather
Description: For keeping leather authentic and natural; modernising old techniques to create leather that is contemporary yet retaining its natural characteristics.
Company: AXA Leather Group
Winning category: Best Leather
Description: For Luxury for its classic and sophisticated collection of aniline leathers that could very well serve as signature leathers for luxury brands, with its deep colours and beautiful finishes.
Company: Çetinkaya Kürk Deri Konfeksiyon Tarım San. Ve Tic. Ltd. Sti.
Winning category: Best Fashion Leather
Description: For its innovative collection of leathers that proposes many fashion applications with
sporty, urban themes.
Company: HELCOR-LEDER-tec GmbH
Winning category: Best New Leather
Description: For its stingray finish on splits that is multi-sensorial, combining colourful optical effects and great tactility.