Jeweller in the running for Retailer of the Year prize.

Scottish jeweller Laings of Glasgow has been shortlisted for a Scottish Fashion Award, and is in the running to scoop the Retailer of the Year prize at the 2012 awards.

The store, which sells jewellery by brands including Mikimoto, Rachel Galley and Babette Wasserman.


Laings is said to be part of an “impressive list” of nominees across a number of retail categories. The winner will be announced at a ceremony at the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow in June.

Laings’ director Wendy Laing said of the shortlisting: “We are absolutely thrilled to be shortlisted for Scottish Retailer of the Year 2012.

“The Scottish Fashion Awards are huge accolades so to be nominated is a massive achievement. We’ve had a fantastic year and this nomination is recognition of our continuous hard work.”

The finalists will be judged by a panel of industry insiders and fashion journalists. As well as the awards, the ceremony will also include nominee catwalk shows and music acts.

Past winners have included Annie Lennox’s daughter Tali Lennox, named Scottish model of the year, Jonathan Saunders as Scottish Designer of the Year and Bebaroque as Scottish Jewellery/Accessory designer of the year.