Amscan, Opposuits, Rubies, Disguise and more are among the contenders for the Best Licensed Dress-Up of Partyware category in the prestigious annual Licensing Awards.
This week, the finalists for The Licensing Awards, hosted by Partyworldwide.net parent company, Max Publishing, have been announced ahead of the glittering awards ceremony on 13 September, 2022 at The Grosvenor House Hotel, London.
Finalists in the Best Licensed Dress-Up or Partyware category are:
Among Us Kids Inflatable Costume from YuMe Toys
Baby Shark Party, Balloon and Costume Range from Amscan International
Batman vs Joker Blazer from Opposuits
Bing Cutout Party Props from Star Cutouts
DC Comics Adaptive Costumes from Rubies Masquerade
Hey Duggee Dracula Dress-Up for George@Asda from Christy’s By Design
Julia Donaldson The Gruffalo and Other Stories Dress-Up Range for TU@ Sainsbury’s from Smiffys
Minecraft Creeper Costumes from Disguise
Peppa Pig Careers Set for TU@Sainsbury’s from Christy’s By Design
Amscan International has also been named as a finalist in the Best Sustainable Licensed Product category for its DC Superheroes Sustainable Costumes range.
Some 200 retail buyers formed the judging panel offering their expert input across the product categories. These included executives from Asda, Character.com, DFS, Dobbies, FatFace, HMV, Homebase, Home Bargains, John Lewis & Partners, M&S, Moonpig, Next, Pep & Co, Pets at Home, Primark, Selfridges, Tesco, TruffleShuffle and Vanilla Underground among many others.
Various validation panels have convened to discuss, debate and validate all the other categories to arrive at the worthy finalists.