TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (May 31, 2016) — Importer/wholesale distributor Omni United Pte. Ltd.'s Timberland brand — the first tire line created in partnership with a leading global lifestyle brand — has been recognized for its collaborative sustainability efforts.
Timberland L.L.C. and the tire brand beat out Reformation, Levi's and People Tree to win the WGSN Futures Award in sustainability design. Sagra Maceira de Rosen, a member of the advisory board of Omni United, and Nick Barber, director of apparel design of Timberland, accepted the award in London on May 26.
WGSN is a worldwide organization dedicated to fashion, marketing and lifestyle trends and analytics. It has hubs in New York, London and Hong Kong, along with 14 other offices located throughout the globe. WGSN awards recognize and “celebrate innovation in design, retail and digital in the fashion and creative industries,” according to wgsnfuturesawards.com.