DHL Fashion Potential Award 2019

DHL Fashion Potential Award 2019

Winner announcement

A huge congratulations to Zak Johnson from NAECO, the winner of the DHL Fashion Potential Award 2019. After much deliberation from our expert judges and the careful consideration of each finalist’s company values, international strategy and sustainable business practice, NAECO was awarded £20,000 to help take their brand global.

The judges commented on the great progress all the finalists made through the mentorship phase and the potential they each possess to reach new, international markets. We would like to thank the finalists, judges, mentors and all those who entered the award who helped make the DHL Fashion Potential Award 2019 a huge success. It is truly proof that the UK is home to the best talent in the global fashion industry!


Register your interest below for the DHL Fashion Potential Award 2020 and help power up the potential of your fashion business.

Meet previous winners

The 2019 winner follows in the footsteps of RIXO, founded by vintage lovers Henrietta Rix & Orlagh McCloskey and HADES, classic British Knitwear brand handcrafted in Scotland and designed by Cassie Holland.



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