The Giftware Association has today announced the extension of its Gift of the Year...
Caroline Scott, Founder of Siren Silver jewellery brand, explains how the company connects with its customers thanks to the team's passion for its product
With the world having opened up, wallets & purses are coming into their own again as consumers look to spend, spend, spend...
We showcase a range of shoes ideal for every occasion in the year ahead
Chris Johnson from jewellery Bluelily925silver tells Gift Focus about the brand's offering
Jill Alexander, Head of Marketing Communications at UK Greetings, this issue's guest blogger, looks at how to cater to last-minute shoppers
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The past few months have read like a business horror story for some, there’s no need for me to elaborate on why, which is why it was so refreshing to chat to jewellery brand by Mollie&Izzie founder Sarah Patterson about her COVID-19 successes. While, like many, Sarah feared the worse upon news of lockdown mandates, her product ship size as well as web sales meant that the business has survived and thrived. Looking forward, Sarah echoed my sentiments from last issue’s editor’s letter – online is key to business going forward. What is also key, of course, is ensuring that the right product is in stock.
That’s why I have thrown the spotlight on hats, gloves and scarves this issue. Winter, I’m afraid to say, is almost upon us, and the cold weather accessories essentials are a great in-store or online retail offering.
We like to cover all bases here at Attire Accessories, so also check out our catch up with Nour London on page 127, as well as a focus on some of the best new products on the market on page 125.
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Louise Prance-Miles, Editor
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Louise x Reeves & Reeves will be introducing a stunning new collection of sterling silver charm necklaces in 2022, with a wonderful selection of pearls and textured silver and 18k gold vermeil charms. This collection is truly captivating and you can have real fun choosing and swapping your charms. The sterling silver chains are a lovely, contemporary large link. Team with hoop style earrings to finish the look. There will be many other pieces introduced to existing collections, with the team having had lots of fun creating new lines to wow you with.
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