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The 2019 Muddy Stilettos Awards

24th April - 22nd May 2019

They're back! Find out more

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Reader Treats Just For You!

They’re coming! The most prestigious lifestyle awards in the UK return from Weds 24 April – Weds 22 May 2019,  focussing on businesses outside London, as chosen by you, our discerning readers!

Now in their 7th year, the Muddy Stilettos Awards celebrate the most exciting, brilliant businesses across 21 ‘Muddy’ counties, offering a helping hand to the local high street and highlighting the outstanding places that our fun-loving readers want to know about.

In 2018 over 15,000 local businesses entered our Awards and we received more than 600,000 votes from our loyal readers.

We’re super-proud that the Muddy Stilettos Awards remain resolutely FREE for all businesses to enter.

But this year we’re also putting our money where our mouth is, with a £1000 CASH PRIZE for one of the winning businesses.

PLUS we’re offering a working wardrobe for men and women:

  • Gatsby menswear in Marlow is the only independent store in the world to host the Richard James bespoke service, and one male Awards’ winner will look the business with a £900 Savile Row fully tailored two-piece suit from Richard James (OTP) worth £900.
  • For one female winner, stunning designer label Winser London, beloved of celebrities like Gillian Anderson, Annie Lennox and Emma Watson, will be on hand to give a £500 helping hand to your workwear.

We’re also introducing a ‘Best Newcomer Award’ for the first time, to spread the word for businesses billing for less than 18 months, and regionally we’ll be offering a host of practical benefits for our business winners.

Nominations open on Weds 24 April 2019.

There are 24 Awards categories:


  • Art Gallery
  • Bar
  • Beauty Salon
  • Bookshop
  • Boutique Stay
  • Café
  • Children’s Business
  • Day Spa
  • Farm Shop/Deli
  • Destination Pub
  • Family Attraction
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Gift Shop
  • Local Producer (Food/Drink)
  • Florist
  • Hair Salon
  • Interiors Store
  • Newcomer
  • Photographer
  • Restaurant
  • Theatre/Arts Venue
  • Jewellery Store
  • Women’s Fashion Store
  • Yoga/Pilates Instructor

If you’d like more information on the Awards, please leave your details below. (This is not a nomination – business owners, customers and fans will need to do this separately when the nominations open).



Email Address

Business name

Businesses: Please select a relevant category

Please send me news and offers from our carefully selected brands and partners who support local businesses

Or if you’re interested in sponsoring the Awards please contact



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