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Attire Accessories is a bi-monthly trade magazine aimed at professional fashion accessories buyers, dealing in clothes, fashion, accessories, jewellery and shoes

Now the title has merged with Gift Focus magazine, the UK's leading bi-monthly trade publication for the giftware industry. Visit the Gift Focus website.

Each issue contains detailed information on upcoming trade shows and reviews many new and innovative products, enabling retailers to make informed and profitable buying decisions for their business. Find out more about the magazine here.

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Attire Accessories magazine - Issue 105 - March/April 2024

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In this issue:

Durable fashion
Leather accessories are timeless and classic, complementing any outfit for years to come

Grab bag
Clutch bags to stock

A 'me' moment
Wellness is a hot trend, with these wellbeing accessories ticking the self-care box nicely

Let me adorn you
Women's jewellery is a perennial bestseller both as a gift or a self-purchase

Circular fashion
A new study has revealed that the majority of senior executives in the fashion industry are committed to abolishing plastic

NOPEX takes decisive stance against ‘unwanted visitors’ attending the show

Following feedback from exhibitors that too many companies are attending...

Wholesale marketplace Faire achieves stellar success in first three years

Wholesale marketplace Faire has facilitated 400,000 product orders from...

OPRL awards ‘Recycle’ label to first seaweed-based packaging

A start-up business based in Wales is the first company to use the OPRL 'Recycle' label...

Bulldog announces multi-product Popeye x Skinnydip deal

Bulldog Licensing, the leading licensing agency which represents Popeye in the UK on behalf...

From the editor

Shop local

One thing we know as independent retail, is that encouraging consumers to shop local is imperative to keep our community thriving. And a new study from fintech firm Miconex has showcased how local gift cards are driving spend for independent retail and businesses. Check out the guest blog this issue on page 34 to find out more. Other business advice looks at circular fashion, as well as the three services your small business should be outsourcing.

Alongside great business advice, we’re also highlighting some top product to help you cultivate a store worthy of new and repeat business, sure to entice consumers young and old. Looking at timeless and fashionable accessories, we place a focus on leather goods, while also spotlighting the best of women’s jewellery on the market. With warmer climes just around the corner, we’re also showcasing spring accessories for those customers who love to jump on a theme (guilty).

With the wellness trend going nowhere fast, we’ve also created a new feature looking at items that tick this box and will sure to be a consumer favourite for both gifting and self-purchase. Alongside a look at clutch bags, we also have the regular show news, new products and inside industry info.

Louise Prance, Editor

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Circular fashion

A new study has revealed that the majority of senior executives in the fashion industry are committed to abolishing plastic. A new study with 100 senior executives who work for fashion brands and retailers in the UK, US and Australia, by Aquapak Polymers Ltd, which specialises in polymer-based material technologies that can deliver both performance and environmental responsibility at scale, reveals that the majority (88 percent) plan to stop plastic in packaging altogether.

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Capturing economic potential

Martin McTague, National Chair, the Federation of Small Businesses, shares how we need to think more broadly about innovation policy to capture the full economic potential. To many, the term "innovation" is usually associated with big names such as Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg. But, in reality, the development and use of new ideas and technology is not confined to the tech industry. We need to think more broadly about innovation policy to capture the full economic potential. A new report by the Federation of Small Businesses – titled The Tech Tonic – found that across all sectors, seven in ten (69 percent) small firms have introduced a new form of innovation in the last three years. This includes the development of an entirely new product(s) to their market (25 percent), significantly improved existing or new product(s) (38 percent), and better staff and customer experience (25 percent).

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