Woodland bagged the Most Admired Single Brand Retail Chain of the Year at the India Shoes & Accessories Awards held at India Fashion Forum 2016. The coveted award was received by Avtar Singh, Chairman of Woodland at glittering function attended by the top honchos of the fashion industry. Expressing pleasure on having received the award, Avtar Singh said, “Our customer has been the key reason behind our success and we continue to strive to reach out to his expectations in terms of quality, innovation and attractive pricing.” The award function was also graced by top brands participating in a fashion show including Adidas, Sketchers, Pepe Jeans, Lee Cooper, Raymond displaying their new collections.
In the Multi-Brand Retail Category, Mochi won the top award at the event which hosted by Neha Sareen and opened with a mesmerizing performance by svelte looking Shazneen Arethna. In the North, South and Western region, Delco Shoes, Popular Shoe Mart and Lords Shoes respectively won the Most Admired  Multi-Brand Retailer of the Year Award. In the fashion accessories segment, Charles & Keith won the top award while  Fitflop took the honours as the most admired emerging brand of the year.
Among the other categories, Lee Cooper and Roush walked away with Most Admired Fashion Brand while Johnston & Murphy was crowned as the debutant brand of the year.                  Emerging Creative Talent was recognized in the form of Saranth from NIFT, Gandhinagar while Provogue was the Most Admired Online Brand of the Year Award.
Images Shoes & Accessories Awards has consistently been the benchmark of excellence in the business of brands and retail from concepts, innovations and designs to consumer recall, India Shoes & Accessories Forum honours the doers and pioneers in spectacular style. The Awards honour those performances that stand out amongst brand and retail companies as well as professionals who are nominated from the industry each year.

*Mumbai Bureau