Attire Accessories - Feb/Mar 2018 (Issue 68)

110 ATTIRE Ringing the changes Jewellery & Watch, the UK’s largest dedicated jewellery trade event, returns from the 4 th - 8 th February, 2018, to showcase a dazzling offering of brands, artisans and retail leaders from both the UK and abroad.The show attracts more than 12,000 UK and international trade professionals at the most important time in the industry’s buying calendar. The show will embrace the importance of personable service and one-to-one interaction within the jewellery industry, creating an intimate buyer and exhibitor program delivering essential content and networking opportunities to help retailers survive and thrive on the high street. The show continues to work even closer with The National Association of Jewellery (NAJ) to develop a one-of-a-kind onsite offering for visitors. New areas such as Ask the Expert will host industry insiders who will be on hand to offer tailored advice, plus other unmissable chances for learning opportunities to be revealed. Of course, there’s the usual plethora of independent jewellery brands for visitors to feast their eyes on, with the likes of Hockley Mint set to showcase items from its new Charms Direct for the first time at the show, which is one of the most extensive collections of sterling silver charms within the UK, while Exclusive for Jewellery & Watch 2018, Clogau will be showcasing its new Compose by Clogau bridal ring designs. Launching in May 2018, Clogau’s array of beautiful and contemporary ring styles all contain rare Welsh gold, as favoured by some members of British Royal Family since 1923. Julie Driscoll, Managing Director at Jewellery & Watch, said, “Jewellery & Watch is the UK’s largest and most influential source of jewellery and watch collections in the UK, connecting and inspiring the jewellery community with new discoveries and insights that can lead to sustainable growth.This year we are delighted to celebrate everything the jewellery industry has to offer with the launch of Magical Moments, a new campaign that highlights significant life events that are associated with a particular piece of jewellery.” Visit Jewellery & Watch 2018 has been designed with a more open-plan format to allow visitors to easily navigate between its sister show Spring Fair, and is set to attract more than 12,000 trade professionals through its doors. In brief Show: Jewellery & Watch Venue: NEC, Birmingham Dates: 4 th - 8 th February, 2018 Web: Twitter: @JewelleryWatchB A