Attire Accessories - Dec 2017/Jan 2018 (Issue 67)

ATTIRE 73 ONES TO WATCH PUNKY PINS Punky Pins is a Middlesborough-based lifestyle and fashion accessory brand. Started in 2005 when founding designer Claire Whaite made a few pins using a child’s badge machine in her spare bedroom. In the last 12 years, Punky Pins has grown and evolved into a business that reflects the current zeitgeist for edgy sartorial statement pieces. Specialising in creating playful, ‘kick-ass’ enamel pins and patches featuring everything from feminist slogans and pop culture to cats and mermaids, the broad selection of designs are a result Claire and the business’ talented team creating a constant stream of cute, witty illustrative motifs. Fuelled by its collective of passionate and inspired creatives and assisted by the current trend for customisable clothing, Punky Pins is set to continue making very collectible pins and patches in 2018 and beyond. THE ITALIAN HANDBAG COMPANY The top-quality handbags in this chic label’s collection are all made in Florence from the finest Italian leather.The colours, shapes and designs all epitomise classic, cinematic Italian style. The current collection includes handbags for every occasion; the Manuela and London styles will accommodate a laptop, whilst the Emily messenger bag – available in the lovely range of bright shades – will bring life and colour to any outfit from an evening dress to a winter coat or jeans. All these designs are timeless classics made to the highest standard in a vibrant spectrum of hues for every season and purpose. Buyers can currently take advantage of free delivery. FLOWERSFORZOE French jewellery label Flowersforzoe combines a variety of leathers and metals to create a graphic, colourful design identity. These vibrant necklaces, brooches, bangles and rings feature a variety of textured leathers in a host of shades from neutral to bold. Circles and triangles are recurring shapes in the current collection, with delicate heart and star charms featuring across a selection of the designs. Set up by two friends, the brand’s name is inspired by a Lenny Kravitz song. All pieces are handmade in the company’s north France workshop. The exciting brands and products to watch next year Fresh faced