Gift Focus - Jan/Feb 2020 (Issue 117)

143 SPRING FAIR PREVIEW CARRIE ELSPETH Stand: 1H19 Carrie’s 2020 Spring Collection is here. With sparkly Swarovski crystals, stunning Czech glass and sophisticated Italian resin beads this range is an explosion of colour and design. With two of her ranges already shortlisted for Gift of the Year, Carrie feels this could be one of her strongest collections yet. There are additions to the best-selling Sentiments range in both English and Welsh language versions and a whole new collection of alphabet charms. You’ll also find a selection of new colourful sterling silver stud earrings and don’t forget perfect packaging and new gift bags. So, whatever the occasion, you’ll have something to keep your customers happy, and maybe even buy something for yourself too! HEAVEN SCENT INCENSE LTD Stand: 3R30-S31 Heaven Scent Incense has produced vegan friendly candles since it began making candles back in the ’90s. Heaven Scent’s creative director Sarah Pettitt comments,“Then it was a very niche word used by what people called ‘alternatives’, which we’re happy to say were our customers. “Some 20 years later at our last trade show, however, I noticed a marked change, nearly every customer asked ethical questions about our products, lots asked about our vegan-friendly products, and people wanted to talk about sustainability and plastic-free alternatives. It was a very interesting show – we’re glad to say that we as a company have been ahead of the curve and are able to meet the demands of the new emerging ‘conscious’ buyer. By autumn 2019 a new vegan range became available that consists of candles, reed diffusers and soaps which will have the word ‘vegan’ branded on them. We’re currently developing a shampoo bar that will address the issues for many customer’s seeking a ‘plastic free’ alternative. In the future we will hope to address the issues of plastic packaging in our body products.” See us at Spring Fair Birmingham Hall 1 Stand H18 2 nd - 6 th February 7 Howard Terrace, Brighton, East Sussex, BN 1 3 TR Tel: 01273 776415 Email: www. talbot fashions .com Call now for our catalogue or place your order online at: Minimum order just £25 (Ex VAT & P&P) By Talbot Fashions Beautiful Natural Paua shell T a l b o t F a s h i o n s 40 y e a r s t r a d i n g Est. 1980