Gift Focus inc Attire Accessories - March/April 2024

UWU STUDIO Uwu Studio is a black and female owned British Brand. Uwu means colourful, it specialises in creating gorgeous vibrant gifts, stationery and homeware. Uwu Studio Planners are where functionality meets aesthetics, and organization becomes an art. The stationery collection goes beyond mere functionality; it embodies a fusion of creativity, elegance, and practicality. From thoughtfully designed planners that inspire productivity to beautifully crafted notebooks that capture the essence of handwritten notes, the products aim to elevate the daily experiences of individuals in both personal and professional settings. It’s easier to stay organised when the product is beautiful to look at. The collection of planners are among Uwu Studio’s best sellers with stationery and organisation being a current popular trend – perfect for gifting. EXACLAIR T: +44 (0)1553 696 600 E: Clairefontaine has introduced a new Invincible Étė (Invincible Summer) collection of premium stationery products, which feature patterns based on the popular cyanotype photographic printing. Developed as a tribute to the work of Anna Atkins, a 19th century Botanist who first used the cyanotype technique to create herbaria precisely reflecting all the magical details of nature, this selection includes a wide range of striking notebooks, alongside a sketch pad and correspondence set. Each item incorporates an attractive grained paper cover, with all notebooks containing the Clairefontaine 90gsm brushed vellum paper that’s world renowned. A compact cardboard display enables retailers to profile the entire range. FREYA NIAMH DESIGN E: contact@ Freya Niamh Design is a stylish home decor and stationery company based in Yorkshire founded by illustrator Hannah. She designs bold art prints, greeting cards, wrapping paper, tea towels and jumpers. Inspired by Victorian newspaper drawings her unique stylised artwork commands attention with its contemporary use of colour based on travelling, animals, nature, and life. Recently winning best product in Launchpad at Top Drawer and featuring an art print on Doctor Who on Christmas Day, Hannah hopes to continue sharing the pink and orange statement decor to all the stylish interior and stationery lovers around the world. The brand is particularly known for its travel prints including this art print of Bristol. A firm favourite with customers being a bestseller for two years in a row. Hannah’s new stationery collection Girlhood explores life as a 21st-century woman with luxury gold foil cards featuring ‘girl dinner’, pink bows, and hanxiety gummies with wrapping papers to match. Another new collection that has proven a great hit is her We Just Love Our Pets collection, which includes vibrant cards of guinea pigs, cats, and dogs. Her pearl necklace-wearing guinea pig is already a firm favourite with customers. With lots of new collections in the works, Freya Niamh Design is a sure winner to have on the last-minute gift list. You can shop all products on the Freya Niamh Design website and from small boutiques around the UK. ESTERBROOK T: +44 (0)1423 815 700 E: Entrepreneur Richard Esterbrook established The Esterbrook Pen Company in 1858, and at its height, Esterbrook was the largest pen manufacturer in the United States, employing 600 workers and producing 600,000 pens a day. Much of America’s history has been written and created with Esterbrook pens, with owners including US presidents Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy, Disney artist Carl Banks and Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz. Millions of American students grew up learning to write using Esterbrook pens. Having ceased trading in the 1970s, in 2018 Esterbrook was revived by Kenro Industries to write its next chapter. Esterbrook moved 120 miles north to Kenro headquarters in Mineola, New York, where its storied past will forever be a part of its future. Esterbrook’s most popular range is the Estie; these pens are available in 7 core colourways with a variety of different trims , plus a multitude of limited edition colours which often feature DiamondCast ™ acrylic bodies made by Mckenzie Penworks, which contain real diamond fragments that add to the luxurious feel and sparkle of an Esterbrook Pen! In addition to the Estie, Esterbrook also makes JR Pocket Pens, Camden Pens and Model J Pens as well as a large variety of desk accessories from brass bees to leather pen nooks! Vibrant colours and elaborate designs are always at the heart of Esterbrook products, and the high level of craftsmanship is clear to see. Esterbrook has a Custom Nib Program. Working with expert nibmeisters from all over the world, Esterbrook are able to offer a range of nibs that are much more unique than standard nibs and have been hand ground by a nibmeister. There are currently four custom nibs in the range, Journaler, Scribe, Techo and Needlepoint. 57 STATIONERY