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Attire Accessories magazine - Issue 84 - September/October 2020

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In this issue:

Hats, Gloves & Scarves
As winter approaches, hats, gloves and scarves are a perfect pick-up item in-store or online

Product showcase
New launches and products for the new season

Retailer interview
Priya Nobbs, co-founder of Lark lifestyle boutiques gives readers a masterclass in marketing, Instagram shopping functions, and how to embed yourselves within the local community to boost visibility

Company profile
Approaching its 30th anniversary year, Nour London is a jewellery brand that's stood the test of time. Here Mehrdad, co-founder with Setarah, talks through the company's history

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Wildbrain CPL enters into collaboration with Dr Seuss and Irregular Choice

Wildbrain CPL enters into collaboration with Dr Seuss and Irregular Choice

WildBrain CPLG, one of the world's leading entertainment, sport and brand...

Hyve Group announce changes to the Pure London and Scoop calendars

Hyve Group announce changes to the Pure London and Scoop calendars

Due to ongoing government restrictions arising from the coronavirus pandemic...

Sustainable accessories brand teams up with prison rehabilitation charity on new line

Sustainable accessories brand teams up with prison rehabilitation charity on new line

Prison reform charity, Leather Inside Out, has announced that...

From the editor

Louise Prance-Miles, Editor

On the up

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.

If you would like to see yourself in this magazine as either a retailer interview, or company profile, or just fancy discussing an industry issue, please drop me a line!

Louise Prance-Miles, Editor

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Louise Prance-Miles, Editor of Attire Accessories magazine
Louise x
If there's one thing that will get a woman in a fluster, it's having her jewellery entangled at the bottom of her make-up bag (no? just me?). That's why the new collaboration between London-based fine jewellery brand, The Alkemistry and global luxury accessories specialist Wolf, has got me all of a flutter.

The two companies are offering a limited-edition jewellery box that embraces ancient symbolism and represents protection, intuition and female empowerment.

In one of The Alkemistry's best-selling shapes, the box borrows its inspiration from The High Priestess tarot card, which signifies tenacity, inner wisdom and the power of trusting your instincts.

The jewellery box comes in rich navy velvet, with embroidered gold stars, vibrant turquoise moons and a feminine eye centrepiece – making it a literal and symbolic protector for your most cherished jewels. The elegant circular design provides ample space for rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets whilst Wolf's patented anti-tarnish technology protects jewellery for years to come.

www.thealkemistry.com

 

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Eco warrior

Eco warrior

by Molly&Izzie began in 2015 as a side hustle when founder Sarah Patterson decided to use her graphic design training to launch a range of wedding stationery. This business gradually expanded to include art prints based around celebrating important moments. The business grew slowly and by early 2016 I was also designing and producing business stationery for small businesses. Here, Sarah Patterson talks us through the brands evolution from wedding stationery to the newest eco-jewellery range... read more

Packages of support

Packages of support

The UK Government has supported wages of 1.73 million workers across wholesale and retail sector during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's more information about the schemes... read more

Readers' Poll

The UK's second lockdown has been more controversial than the first. Do you agree with the Government's implementation of store and hospitality closures?

The UK's second lockdown has been more controversial than the first. Do you agree with the Government's implementation of store and hospitality closures?

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Undecided
 

Previous Poll Results

Here's the results of our previous poll where we asked...What is your strongest seller?

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Jewellery
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Hats/Gloves
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Footwear
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Bags

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