Team Picks from Home & Gift 201810-Aug-2018
Home and Gift 2018 was a Buyers' Festival buzzing with inspiration! This year brought a new wave of brands alongside established brands showcasing the very best in design! Taking place in the atmospheric Harrogate, North Yorkshire brands were able to meet fresh new visitors, unique to Home and Gift, offering more opportunity than ever before!
This year Home and Gift brought 800 brands to choose from, selecting a range from across the home and gift industry bringing together unseen brands as well as some of the most loved in the industry.
2018 provided more choice than ever before! From beautiful selections of design-led products from innovative new names to beautiful handmade products from the UK and around the world selecting just a few from this year's show was a difficult task!
So take a look through just a small snapshot of the brands on show at Harrogate this year. Discover irresistible gifts, lush home ware, stylish fashion, moving greeting cards and so much more...
Caroline's quirky yet sophisticated designs are brought to life in her wonderful gift lines including accessories and stationery along with gift wrap, bags, cards and of course Christmas! On display for the first time at Home & Gift Buyers' Festival 2018 was the gorgeous A/W 18 product lines. Lots of vibrant cards were on display, with new finishes, punchy colours and some classic Caroline Gardner designs. There was something for everyone!
Stoneglow's Infusion collection was a tropical rumble! With bright and vibrant on-trend packaging visitors couldn't get enough of them. With over 25 years experience in designing and creating handmade candles they were a must see at this year's show! Stoneglows uncompromising standards mean that each item is hand-finished, creating the perfect home fragrance experience.
Their perfumers create luxury blends of finely crafted fragrances, and the natural wax they use is their own secret blend. With its clean burn and excellent scent throw, this sets them apart from the rest of the market!
Wee Gallery by Five Minutes
Wee collections are both educational and artful. For over 14 years their products have been loved by babies and parents around the world. Beautiful bold black and white toys, room decor, flash cards to stimulate baby's visual development and perception. The perfect present for newborns and kids!
Raisthorpe Manor's fruit gin liqueurs, including raspberry, damson, elderflower and gooseberry, as well as Raisthorpe’s own Distilled and Oak Aged Dry Gins and flavoured vodkas went down a treat at Home & Gift 2018 All produced at Raisthorpe Manor under the personal supervision of Julia Medforth, owner and founder of the company, following traditional family recipes and using locally sourced fruit wherever possible. They also have chocolate bars and beautifully wrapped gifts and hampers.
Creative Tops, a Lifetime Brands Inc. company and a leader in the tableware and kitchenware industry, specialising in the creation of trend-driven products for the home. They create bespoke products for the retail industry, as well as having their own unique collection of branded products.
Creative Tops have designed and manufactured homeware products for some of the biggest names in retail, as well as providing independent businesses with on-trend, must-have products in tableware, drinkware, bakeware, textiles and gifts. Their ranges at this year's show were stunning!
Sass and Belle by RJB Stone
With a wide range of heart-warming gifts and homeware packed full of personality, Sass & Belle is renowned for their unique, creative, and design-led collections. At this year's show they brought excellent value, on-trend products, and oodles of charm to put a smile on your face. Sass & Belle is passionate about contemporary design and most importantly, their customers. This season discover new AW18 collections, thoughtfully created by their in-house design team, taking inspiration from key trends as well as their lives, loves and travels.
The Libra Company: Designers, importers and wholesalers of one of the largest and most diverse collections of interior design accessories, homewares, giftware, lighting, furniture and wall décor across Europe. This showcase was a dreamy display of must-have interior design of the highest standard!
Tutti & Co
Tutti & Co is a contemporary jewellery and lifestyle brand and a thriving design-led business. Built on the North East Coastline, they are constantly inspired by their natural surroundings which form the basis of their designs. Their products are thoughtfully designed, for a relaxed, elegant, minimal style with an edgy aesthetic.
Beautifully Handcrafted in Cornwall creates a range of natural soy wax candles, prints and canvases in small batches, by hand. Guided by looking to traditional techniques and combining state-of-the-art equipment, they fuse unique handcrafting skills from Cornwall to create a stunning collection of gifts and prints.
We will be announcing some further Team Picks in the next few weeks so stay tuned as well as the full release of the Home and Gift 2018 Highlights video!
The Home & Gift Team