Attire Accessories - May/Jun 2018 (Issue 70)

ATTIRE 83 MEN’S ACCESSORIES INTERCOLLECTION +44 (0)1273 689 582 The International Collection in-house label, Inspirit Jewellery for Men, is aimed at those wanting both timeless pieces and those looking for the next on trend styles. The Inspirit brand has been growing in popularity year on year since its launch. Offering both classic and contemporary designs in steel, titanium and leather, the choice is vast. The company has expanded its range even further to offer a popular mix of 18ct rose gold plated designs and beaded styles – strong designs that are distinct in quality. Inspirit men’s jewellery is a perfect addition for anyone looking for a men’s range to boost the gifting area of their jewellery store. The company also offers a free A5 point of sale stand for orders placed on this range to help you boost sales further. MIDHAVEN +44 (0)1299 851 513 Jewellery for men is very big business and Tribal Steel is the leading brand with more than 130 different styles of leather bracelets for men in an assortment of sizes and colours. New lines are introduced each season, prices are extremely competitive, quality is high, and top-skin leather is used, which means leather bracelets are soft and supple unlike brittle and scratchy alternatives. Stainless steel is 316L, which is jewellery grade and hypoallergenic. Trade prices range from under £5 to £25, sizes from 19cm to 24cm with the fastest selling size of 21cm accounting for around 70 per cent of sales. The Tribal Steel Men’s Collection comes with excellent customer service – the company can put together a best- selling selection to suit your customer base and budget. A new men’s point of sale is available free with orders of £250 or more and includes branded hessian pouches. GEOFF STOCKER +44 (0)7795 202 434 Geoff Stocker is a country creative. Having moved to Hastings in the last decade to provide himself with the ideal work/life balance, Geoff is one half of a creative couple with his wife. Inspired by his surroundings, Geoff is the owner of his own design-focused brand, Geoff Stocker; a sartorial menswear accessory brand that produces some of the finest 100 per cent silk offerings. With a 10-minute trip from his house to the coast, he frequently draws ideas from nature, which are then translated into his elegant designs. Geoff Stocker has gained an international audience from his creations and he still adores his haven in Hastings, which he believes is the perfect country retreat. MAN OF THE MOMENT We highlight the best men’s accessories HOTTER +44 (0)1695 213 213 Hotter was set up in 1959 in Lancashire and has been designing and making footwear ever since.The company diversified from its roots – slipper production – in the early ’90s, when it had its ‘eureka moment’ – identifying a niche in the market for stylish shoes with comfort built in. Since then product innovation, world-class facilities and continual reinvestment in the business has seen its shoe collections expand beyond all recognition. Hotter manufactures world- class products from its factory in Lancashire and has invested millions of pounds into creating one of the most advanced shoe making facilities in the world. Having full command of production gives the company great flexibility, 100 per cent control over quality and a built-in desire to deliver the best it can. Each year the company increases the number of shoes it makes, which was a record 2.2 million pairs last year.