Wacoal Europe has been named a finalist in the 2016 Drapers Awards.

The lingerie and swimwear group is in the running for the Mainstream Brand Award this year.

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The news comes after Drapers named Wacoal Europe’s premium intimates brand, Wacoal, and best-selling D+ label, Fantasie, as finalists in the Drapers Independent Awards.

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Wacoal Europe head of marketing Ann-Marie Manley said: “We are delighted to have been named as a Drapers Awards finalist. We have had a busy and positive year so far, and now we are excited to see our customer’s reactions to our new SS17 collections. Thanks to everyone at Drapers and we wish everyone the best of luck in the awards.”

The winners of the awards will be announced at the Drapers Awards ceremony on November 17 at Old Billingsgate, London.

The Drapers Awards are aimed at recognising and celebrating the very best in fashion retailing. The awards were started in 1990 and this will mark its 26th year of celebrations.