Gift Focus inc Attire Accessories - January/February 2023

20 range of footwear that adheres to their ethos of ‘always progressive never conventional. Now well-established on the fashion scene and a must-have in every woman’s wardrobe, Alpe’s boots and sneakers are functional and yet versatile with design, quality, innovation and sustainability the key factors in the production of its footwear. With over 400 new models each season, backed up with a UK ‘in-stock’ single pair repeat order service, Lunar shoes can be found in leading department stores, boutiques, mail order catalogues & independent retail stores across the UK & Europe. Its shoes offer unique seasonal designs, incorporating the best trims and materials in the latest colours at an affordable price. Fashion Accessories The latest handbags, purses, luggage, hair accessories, scarves, hats, and statement pieces from coveted brands in Fashion Accessories including Ashwood Leather, Powder, My Doris, Miss Shorthair, Miss Milly, Zelly, Colvin International, Eyelevel Sunglasses, LuggageLocker, Nova Leather, POM (Peace of Mind), G H Stafford & Son Ltd, W Brown International, Henderson, Miss Sparrow, Pure Fashions, Redcuckoo, and Earth Squared. Created in 2009, Powder has grown a reputation for creating unique accessories that women love to wear. Collections are fabulously wearable, evoking both glamour and fun and Powder’s beautiful bespoke packaging makes their products perfect for either. From scarves to hairbands and socks to sunglasses, Powder also now offers kimonos and pyjamas. My Doris is an independent jewellery, accessories and homeware brand celebrating colour, craft and creativity collaborating with artisans worldwide whose traditions, textures, and quality bring their designs to life. Alive in colour and charm, My Doris will unveil its latest collections as well as present consistent bestsellers such as the Seashell beaded earrings, hand beaded by a family of artisans in India. Jewellery & Watch With over 100 exhibitors and perfectly timed with the international calendar and buying cycle, Jewellery & Watch (J&W) is the biggest returning jewellery showcase in the UK bringing together the best in fine jewellery, silver jewellery, fashion jewellery and jewellery designers including Hanron Jewellery, Breuning, Gecko, Sea Gems, Herbert Marx, Scream Pretty, Jackie Brazil, MG Diamonds, Leslie Donn, Perfection Jewellery, Goodman Bros, Big Metal, D&X, Town Talk Polish, Gracee Jewellery, Chris Lewis Silver, Reeves & Reeves, The Old Farmhouse Jewellery, Esoteric London, LBJ Jewellery, London Pearl, R E Morrish, Deil Joseph and many more. Aside from the latest jewellery collections, there is a dedicated area for jewellery creation where precious and semi-precious stones, jewellery components and services, can be found. Founded in 1927 in Pforzheim, Breuning is one of the leading manufacturers of wedding rings in Europe and is known for fine jewellery in gold and silver. Breuning stands for innovation and quality, with precise elaboration in traditional craftmanship and high-quality manufacturing creating contemporary designs made sustainably and fairly. Specialists in quality diamond, gold, gemstone and pearl jewellery, Herbert Marx returns to J&W offering the latest in jewellery trends and its recently launched handmade gold and silver chain collections. London Pearl is an international leader in the supply of cultured pearls and cultured pearl jewellery, only sourcing directly from the pearl farms, with every type of pearl and pearl jewellery made in the UK in both silver and 9,14 and 18 carat gold. Its ranges cover the needs of every retailer from gift shop to “Bond Street” and a bespoke service is also available. Gecko Jewellery was founded in London in 1991 and is the UK’s most comprehensive “onestop-shop” wholesaler offering customers eight collections, each with multiple new product launches a year, covering a wide variety of looks from classic through to fashion styling. Gecko are an RJC accredited supplier, committed to quality as well as design and customer services. As winner of the Retail Jeweller 2017 ‘Ethical Supplier of Year’ award, Gecko has an enviable reputation for consistent excellence in customer service and innovation in product and brand development. Another award-winning British brand, Scream Pretty bring a highoctane sophisticated edge to their new-season styling at Spring Fair with their brand-new Claw Collection. Featuring Huggies, Charm Hoops, Threader Earrings, Rings and piercing-free Ear Cuffs, the collection is crafted from Recycled 925 Sterling Silver, and 18 Carat Gold plated Recycled Sterling Silver. Perfect for everyday styling the Claw Huggies have a smooth curved band and a sleek pointed end bringing a sassy take on the classic hoop; whilst the Claw Charm Hoops has a dainty ‘tusk’ charm that hangs delicately for subtle movement. Moda is also an essential hub for creativity, collaboration and buying. Live trend-led Fashion Shows on the Moda Stage will showcase the latest trends across jewellery, womenswear, footwear and fashion accessories so our visitors can see complete looks brought to life. A programme of seminars presented by an incredible line-up of experts will deliver reams of free advice and support on all the key retail topics, including making the most of TikTok and Instagram for your business, how to improve your website, tips for managing your marketing budgets in a recession, digital marketing strategies, the psychology behind successful marketing, ethical sourcing, styling sessions, and so much more. Two exciting new initiatives launch for February 23. Jewellery & Watch has created a New Jewels Bursary, the fruit of a collaboration with the NAJ and shared values to support and celebrate the new talent in this sector, especially during these challenging times. New Jewels aims to give up-and-coming jewellery designers a platform to launch their designs to the trade. The finalist’s work will be showcased at the show, and the winner of the New Jewels bursary will receive invaluable advice from a series of mentoring sessions with key industry experts including Stephen Welfare, Partner at top 100 law firm RWK Goodman, Beth Curtis from Curtis Creates, and jewellery designer Arabel Lebrusan of Lebrusan Studios. Moda has also re-launched its collaboration with De Montfort University with a design competition for final year BA (Hons) Footwear Design students. As the leading destination for footwear in the UK, this inspiring initiative gives incredible young talent and the future of footwear design the opportunity to present their designs to Moda visitors and leading footwear brands and buyers. Seventeen innovative shortlisted entries will be on display at Moda and the winner will be announced at the show.