Leading premium packaging partner Talbots is enjoying a double success having been announced as finalists in two categories at the Luxury Packaging Awards 2017. The company been shortlisted for the most competitive award of the night – Luxury Packaging Supplier of the Year – as well as being contenders in the sought-after Jewellery & Accessories category.
It’s reported that both the volume and quality of this years’ entries far exceeded expectations and Talbots were selected following a lengthy judging process involving scrutinising industry experts. Having shone out from the crowd, Talbots will now go up against names such as IPL Packaging, Procos and Hunter Premium Packaging in the flagship Luxury Packaging Supplier of the Year category.
The company is also celebrating a Jewellery and Accessories category shortlisting for their transformative Box Bag. A bespoke creation, the innovative packaging features a tactile, matt-laminate finish, two luxurious grosgrain ribbon handles and a unique origami folding mechanism complete with magnetic soft snap fastening panels. Talbots will compete with Nirvanah CPH for the lucrative win.
Talbots discover if they’ve taken the top spot in both of their nominated categories at a glittering awards ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London. This year’s Luxury Packaging Awards comprises judging panel of names such as Vincent Villeger and Cheryl Yarnold of Winter & Co, Ann Dunne from Harrods and Angela Summers from Hotel Chocolat.
Managing Director of Talbots, Julie Fowler-Drake, says of the announcement: “It is an honour to be shortlisted in not one but two categories at this year’s Luxury Packaging Awards. To be judged as a one of the best in our industry really is a wonderful accolade and we’re incredibly proud of it”. Julie adds, “Talbots makes an exceptional and continuous contribution to the packaging industry as a premium and proactive partner. We’ve worked tirelessly to establish ourselves as a leading and innovative packaging partner and strive to support jewellers and retailers the world over”.
Talbots is a proactive, global retail packaging partner, designing and manufacturing beautiful, cotemporary premium products. Established in 1913, Talbots has a long history of supplying the global jewellery, beauty and fashion trades. Their ethos is for higher quality, better value packaging that enhances brand and transforms the customer journey into something truly memorable. Their trend-led packaging is fantastic value and hailed as “affordable luxury”.
Photo caption: The Box Bag bespoke project that Talbots has been shortlisted for in the Jewellery and Accessories category.