Gift Focus inc Attire Accessories - September/October 2022

4 In this issue... REGULARS 8 Industry news All the latest from the world of gifts 15 On with the show Trade fair dates and show news 20 Brand spanking new Latest launches and brand-new products 27 Bookstand The latest releases in gift books FEATURES 32 Mistletoe and wine In the second part of our Christmas round-up we focus on further gift options for the festive season to help you capitalize on this lucrative season 43 Message to sender Greeting cards are perennially best sellers, stock your store with these fantastic offerings to profit from a surefire pick-up purchase 47 Play date Cater to a more playful consumer with this selection of toys and games… 51 The bling ring Whether it’s a self-gift or purchase for a family member or friend, women’s jewellery never goes out of fashion in the gifting world 112 Interiors: Colour Wheel Evoking thoughts of calm and tranquillity, a blue palette is reminiscent of the coast, and a peaceful sky 115 Interiors: Flooring Whether a herringbone floor or a plush rug, what goes on the ground can set off the rest of the interior décor nicely. Check out these options… 116 Interiors: Office With working from home now the norm rather than the exception, kitting out an office is no longer staid office chairs and pencil holders. Create a stylish workplace with these items… 32 September/October 2022 FOCUS ON 75 Company Profile Jules Vahrman, Director of Wild Thing Gifts, discusses the company’s rocky start, and how it helped it establish the perfect path and product for the business 80 Company Profile Having launched in 1982, Classic Canes is celebrating its fortieth year in business. Here, Charlotte Gillan, Managing Director, tells us more about about the company’s journey over the last four decades 85 Company profile Based just outside London, Mad Beauty has a team of in-house designers, developers and technicians. Here they blend expert industry knowledge with creativity and imagination to develop an extensive range of product 102 Retailer Interview Beatrice & Clement co-founders of online store Vigour and Skills, explain why a digital-first retail store is the route for them, and their love of makers’ collections 107 Up & Coming Founded by Shazana Nawaz in 2020, Zars London has designed the necktie as the ultimate accessory for a suit or shirt. With each tie being handmade, no two will be exactly the same 20 47 51