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SIMA Awards - winners stocked on www.remixd.co.uk

www.remixd.co.uk brands are award winners! The SIMA image awards were last week for 2015 -


Established in 2003, the SIMA Image Awards is the only awards program that gives SIMA members and surf specialty retailers the opportunity to recognize fellow surf industry companies for their outstanding contributions to the surf industry. The goal of the SIMA Image Awards is to identify the surf industry’s most influential companies and recognize them for their efforts to advance and grow the industry over the past year.

Vissla won mens brand of the year
Amuse won womens brand of the year

along with a host of nominations in other catagories! check out the article for full details:-

2015 SIMA Image Awards 

OVERALL AWARD

Breakout Brand of the Year
- *winner: Roark Revival
Criteria: Recognizing the small- to mid-size men’s or women’s brand that experienced break out growth between January 1, 2015 and September 1, 2015. Consider surfboard, apparel, footwear, wetsuit and accessory brands that had a breakthrough year through product development and/or increased brand recognition and appeal. Nominated companies can be new or established brands, but must have annual U.S. sales of at least $1 million and no more than $20 million. Previous winners of this category are no longer eligible for five years.

AMUSE SOCIETY
DEPACTUS
OTIS
Roark Revival
*
SUN BUM

MEN’S AWARDS

Men’s Apparel Brand of the Year – * winner: Vissla
Criteria: Awarded to the men’s apparel brand that featured the most exciting designs, increased its brand appeal, and grew its business between January 1, 2015 and September 1, 2015.

Billabong
DEPACTUS
RVCA
Vissla
*
Volcom

Men’s Boardshort of the Year
- * winner: Mirage MF Driven by Rip Curl
Criteria: Awarded to the boardshort product from Spring or Fall 2015 product lines (at retail between January 1, 2015 and September 1, 2015) that featured the most exciting design, appeal or innovation.

Lo Tides by Billabong
HyperFreak by O’Neill
Mirage MF Driven by Rip Curl
*
Skeleton Coast by Vissla
Mod-Tech by Volcom

Men’s Marketing Campaign of the Year
- * winner: Volume 9: “Himalayan Halfway House” by Roark
Criteria: Awarded to the men’s apparel, footwear, wetsuit, hardgoods, accessory or media brand that produced the most creative marketing campaign in 2015. Consider men’s brands that displayed a creative, cohesive and consistent brand message in print, digital and point-of-purchase materials. Campaign must have first appeared in consumer print publications with an on-sale date between January 1, 2015 and September 1, 2015 (approx. the September or October issues of endemic magazines).

Life’s Better In Boardshorts by Billabong
WHERE LAND MEETS SEA by DEPACTUS
Volume 9: “Himalayan Halfway House” by Roark Revival *
Uncommon by Stance
Creators & Innovators by Vissla

WOMEN’S AWARDS
Women’s Apparel Brand of the Year
- * winner: AMUSE SOCIETY
Criteria: Awarded to the women’s apparel brand that featured the most exciting designs, increased its brand appeal, and grew its business between January 1, 2015 and September 1, 2015.

AMUSE SOCIETY *
Billabong Women’s
O’Neill
Rip Curl
Roxy

Women’s Swim Brand of the Year
- * winner: Rip Curl
Criteria: Awarded to the women’s swim brand that featured the most exciting designs, increased its brand appeal, and grew its business between January 1, 2015 and September 1, 2015.

Beach Riot
Billabong Women’s
L*SPACE by Monica Wise
Rip Curl
*
Seea

Women’s Marketing Campaign of the Year
- * winner: MY BIKINI by Rip Curl
Criteria: Awarded to the women’s apparel, swimwear, footwear, wetsuit, hardgoods, accessory and media brand that produced the most creative marketing campaign in 2015. Consider women’s brands that displayed a creative, cohesive and consistent brand message in print, digital and point-of-purchase materials. Campaign must have first appeared in consumer print publications with an on-sale date between January 1, 2015 and September 1, 2015 (approx. the September and October issues of endemic magazines).

BEACH VIDA BLING! By AMUSE SOCIETY
A Bikini Kind of Life by Billabong Women’s
Anna Sui for O’Neill by O’Neill
MY BIKINI by Rip Curl
*
Rihanna x Stance by Stance

PRODUCT AWARDS
Accessory Product of the Year
- * winner: SearchGPS Watch by Rip Curl
Criteria: Awarded to the accessory product from Spring or Fall 2015 product lines (at retail between January 1, 2015 and September 1, 2015) that featured the most exciting innovation, design or appeal. Accessory products such as watches, eyewear, headphones, socks and other accessories can be considered.

HERO4 Session by GoPro
The Ultratide by Nixon
SearchGPS Watch by Rip Curl
*
Roark Revival X CRKT Collaboration “The Drifter” Pocket Knife by Roark Revival
Super Invisibles (Be Invisible) by Stance

Environmental Product of the Year
- * winner: R2 Yulex/Nexkin front zip full suit by Patagonia
*
Criteria: Awarded to the most exciting, appealing and/or innovative environmental surf product from Spring or Fall 2015 product lines (at retail between January 1, 2015 and September 1, 2015). Consider apparel, footwear, accessory, wetsuit, surfboard or any other surf-related product that was created to lessen the impact on the environment, whether through its manufacturing process, materials or usage of the product itself.

Billabong Recycler Series by Billabong
TimberTek technology by Firewire Surfboards
G7 by Mizu
R2 Yulex/Nexkin front zip full suit by Patagonia
*
Upcycled Coconut Boardshorts by Vissla

Footwear Product of the Year
- * winner: Reef Rover with Swellular Technology by Reef
Criteria: Awarded to the footwear product from Spring or Fall 2015 product lines (at retail between January 1, 2015 and September 1, 2015) that featured the most exciting design, appeal or innovation.

Nui by OluKai
Reef Rover with Swellular Technology by Reef
*
Yoga Sling 2 Sandal by Sanuk
Blackball Hi/Lo by Vans
Recliner by Volcom

Hardgoods Accessory Product of the Year
- * winner: SurfEars by Creatures of Leisure
Criteria: Awarded to the surf hardgood accessory product from Spring or Fall 2015 product lines (at retail between January 1, 2015 and September 1, 2015) that featured the most exciting innovation, design or appeal. Accessory products such as fins, leashes, board bags, wetsuit accessories (heat vests, boots, etc.) and other hardgood accessories can be considered.

CHANNEL ISLANDS HEX CORD by Channel Islands Surfboards
SurfEars by Creatures of Leisure
FCSII Connect Tool-Less Longboard Fin by FCS
Smuggler Travel Bag by Pro-Lite
Drylock TDC Boot by Xcel

Surfboard of the Year – * winner: Hypto Krypto by Haydenshapes
Criteria: Awarded to the surfboard model from Spring or Fall 2015 product lines (at retail between January 1, 2015 and September 1, 2015) that featured the most exciting design, appeal or innovation.

ROOK 15 by Channel Islands Surfboards
EVO by Firewire Surfboards
Hypto Krypto by Haydenshapes
*
SISTA BROTHA by Rusty Surfboards
Clay Marzo “Mad Cat” by SUPERbrand

Wetsuit of the Year
- * winner: Flash Bomb Zip Free by Rip Curl
Criteria: Awarded to the wetsuit from Spring or Fall 2015 product lines (at retail between January 1, 2015 and September 1, 2015) that featured the most exciting design, appeal or innovation.

Psycho Series by O’Neill
R2 Yulex/Nexkin front zip full suit by Patagonia
Flash Bomb Zip Free by Rip Curl
*
7 Seas Wetsuit by Vissla
Drylock TDC by Xcel

A detailed explanation of the entry and voting processes can be found here.

 


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