German beachwear label Maryan Mehlhorn has been honoured with two industry awards.

The brand picked up the Best Material Innovation and Best POS Marketing Material for its 2016 window decoration kit at the Mare d’Amare trade show in Florence.

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Italian swimwear stores voted for the brand as part of a survey conducted by IntimoRetail magazine.

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Around 250 beachwear brands presented their SS17 collections at Mare d’Amare, which took place at the Fortezza da Basso from July 23 to 25.

Notable exhibitors included Chantelle, Andres Sarda and Freya.

The event also launched an online platform, Mare D’Amare Digital, to allow buyers who are unable to attend the show to enjoy it virtually.

Online visitors were able to browse collections and enjoy live fashion shows and seminars.