Sportswear International is proud to announce the winners of the sixth annual Sportswear International Fashion Awards (SIFAs). Potential nominees in this year’s competition were posted on our website and readers were invited to submit nominations for their favorite brands in six categories. Nominees were then presented to our Judges’ Panel, a prestigious group of retail owners and buyers who represent the full spectrum of the youth market in Europe, North America and Australasia. Two additional Editor’s Choice award categories were added and voted on by Sportswear International’s editorial staff. This year’s winners are as follows:

Best Fashion Collection – Stephan Schneider

Best Footwear – Dry-ShoD

Best Denim – Acne Jeans

Best Sneakers – Converse

Best Sport & Street – 55 DSL

Best Newcomer Brand – Barking Irons

Editor’s Choice Retail Award – Weekday, Stockholm

Editor’s Choice Special Award – Tommy Hilfiger

Congratulations to all eight winners on their outstanding achievement and contributions to the fashion industry.