• 2005: Liz Mitchell appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) for services to the fashion industry in the 2005 New Year’s Honours list

• 2004: Selected to be part of the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise exhibition stand at Mercedes Sydney Fashion Week

• 1995: Liz Mitchell’s Elliot Street premises won Wools of New Zealand interior design award

• 1992: Winner of the Benson & Hedges Fashion Award – High Fashion Daywear

• 1990: Winner of the Benson & Hedges Fashion Award – Lifestyle

• 1983: Receives British Council Grant to work with Russell Craig, Set and Costume Designer, England

• 1981: Receives Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council Study Grant with the Australian Opera Company in Sydney