THE A HUME Country Clothing range has been shortlisted for two prestigious fashion retailing awards.

The Kelso-based retailer has been nominated in the best independent multi-channel operator and lifestyle independent of the year categories in the Drapers Independents Awards 2014.

Archie Hume, managing director of A Hume Country Clothing, said: "Recognition on this scale does not come without blood, sweat and tears - you have to be up there with the best, the groundbreaking names in the game. And our ability to compete at this level is a testament to the total dedication and talent of our entire team.'

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"This is a pivotal moment in our 85-year history. My father and grandfather would be so proud."

The winners will be announced at The Brewery in London on September 17.