A TOWN centre fashion retailer is cracking out the champagne after winning a national award celebrating top performing independent designer clothing stores. .

OD’s Designer Clothing on Claughton Street was been shortlisted for two gongs at The Drapers Independent Awards, and were elated to find out that they won the Kidswear Independent Retailer of the Year - which is aimed at celebrating independent retailers who serve the kidswear market with an edit of popular brands both in-store and online.

The brands junior clothing section was first introduced in 2010 and they has proved to be a great success; so much so that, in 2016, they launched a stand alone store.