Gift Exhibitors You Will Not Want to Miss at Autumn Fair 2017
Autumn Fair 2017 runs from Sunday 3rd September to Wednesday 6th September. Before the doors open, and while exhibitors put the finishing touches to their stands I wanted to share with you a few of my favourite gift exhibitors. Gift brands with exciting collections who stood out in the show previews. So without further ado, let’s take a look at 12 gift exhibitors you’ll want to look out for at the show (and after).
1. Sweet William Designs – Hall 03 Stand 3L52
Sweet William Designs produce charming gifts and homewares, inspired by founder Emma Wood’s four-legged friend, William the Black Labrador. Established in 2009, Emma’s British made collections depict family and celebrations with quintessentially British humour. At Autumn Fair 2017 Sweet William Designs will be showcasing their signature collection ‘The Mischievous Mutts’, with its growing range of popular dog breeds, decorating a variety of products.
Find out more about Sweet William Designs.
2. Rattycatcat – Hall 04 Stand 4F82
Rattycatcat designs and produces a wide range of handmade and hand-printed greetings cards and stationery. Each product is made in the UK, with distinctly witty and humorous designs. Look out for the spiral bound notebooks, such as this fabulous Badger design; bringing personality and charm to a traditional, spiral-bound Kraft stationery essential.
Find out more about Rattycatcat.
3. Zella Ash – Hall 04 Stand 4M46
Zella Ash is a new accessories brand that wants to deliver high quality leather handbags & accessories. Designed for women who love style, comfort and quality, their growing range of luxury handbags and accessories are designed in the UK. Each item uses high quality materials, including 100% leather sourced from Italy, Portugal and India.
Find out more about Zella Ash.
4. Gund – Hall 05 Stand 5A44
GUND is America’s oldest and most prestigious soft toy company. Founded in 1898, the company aims to deliver quality, originality, and huggability. With a wide variety of the world’s most loved soft toys, GUND were the first company to develop the ‘under stuffing’ technique using super-soft materials, and the first toymakers to produce a licensed soft toy. For Autumn Fair 2017 GUND will be showcasing their range of toy and gift products starring Pusheen the cat; The star of her very own ‘how-to’ blog series, Pusheen gives advice and feline opinions on all manner of subjects; creating a fun and cute world loved by over nine million Facebook users.
Find out more about GUND.
5. Punky Pins – Hall 04 Stand 4M81
Punky Pins is home to pretty pins, patches, stickers and lots of fun giftware. A lifestyle brand based in Middlesbrough, England, Punky Pins have been creating their unique world of cute gifts since 2005. At Autumn Fair 2017 expect to see an adorable collection of on-trend, enamel pins.
Find out more about Punky Pins.
6. Floss & Rock – Hall 03 Stand 3V40-W41
For Autumn 2017, Floss & Rock will launch over 70 exciting new gifts for boys and girls aged 10 and under. Building on the incredible success of their launch in 2016, the British design-led business aims to continue going from strength to strength at the show. Floss & Rock products are designed by an in-house team; look out for giftware items including: educational games, bedroom accessories, stationery products and dressing up goodies.
Find out more about Floss & Rock.
7. Creative Tops – Hall 03 Stand 3G21
Creative Tops is a leading tableware, kitchenware and homeware goods. Specialising in trend-driven products, their Autumn Fair stand will be bursting with high quality homeware gifts from their “family of brands” including: V&A Museum, Roald Dahl, The English Table, Mr Men and more.
Find out more about Creative Tops.
8. Cherry Essentials – Hall 03 Stand 3G48
Cherry Essentials will be showcasing a range of handcrafted, natural and organic skincare and aromatherapy products at Autumn Fair. Produced from fresh, natural ingredients, the collection offers an organic solution for skin, body and hair. Handmade in Derbyshire, the products are made using traditional recipes and a wide variety of plant species – all of which have health and immunity boosting properties.
Find out more about Cherry Essentials.
9. Cheeky Chompers – Hall 05 Stand 5K05
Cheeky Chompers create stylish, high quality products that make parents lives just that little bit easier. From super soft comforters and blankets to chewable friends, the Cheeky Chompers collection offers lots of gift potential for new borns and little ones.
Find out more about Cheeky Chompers.
10. Burley Games – Hall 05 Stand 5A75
In an increasingly digital world it’s great to see that there are still new board games coming to market, which makes the Burley Games stand a must-see. The company invents, designs and manufactures innovative, award-winning board games. Expect to see best-selling and award winning board games on show at Autumn Fair.
Find out more about Burley Games.
11. Bottle Candle Co – Hall 03 Stand 3U28
The Bottle Candle Co create scented candles that stand out from the crowd. Melted into vintage-style milk bottles their collection of scented candles and reed diffusers make a sweet gift idea. The handmade soy wax candles and made in the UK and are available in a range of scents, including: Zen Garden, Pear and Freesia and Rhubarb Crumble.
Find out more about Bottle Candle Co.
12. Samantha Holmes – Hall 03 Stand 3L12
Last but not least in my pick of must-see gift exhibitors at Autumn Fair is Samantha Holmes. Founded in 2003 by Samantha Holmes, the lifestyle brand specialises in Alpaca Clothing and Homeware. A popular name amongst independent boutiques in the UK, Europe and beyond, the company is still owned and run by Samantha from her home on the west coast of Scotland. At Autumn Fair we can expect to see handcrafted luxury gifts, fashion accessories, Alpaca baby wear, Alpaca clothing and Alpaca homeware; all made using the finest micron baby alpaca wool.
Find out more about Samantha Holmes.
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Today’s pick of gift exhibitors, along with my choice of must-see greetings card brands at Autumn Fair, are just a few of the hundreds of companies that will be at the show. To find out more about all of the exhibitors and to register for your free ticket to attend the show please visit the Autumn Fair website.