TOP DRAWER SET TO UNVEIL COMPLETE STYLE STORY FOR A/W18
Pictured top L-R – Clarity Brands, Sevin London, Nkuku and bottom L-R – FreeForm, Eduards Accessories, S-C Brands
For the past three decades, Top Drawer has applied a unique formula of selection, which has made it the discerning buyer’s favourite. Now occupying the entirety of the iconic Olympia London, buyers have access to an impeccable selected and curated collection from over 1000 design-led brands across nine key sectors, with the majority exclusive to Top Drawer this September.
Hand-picked by the Top Drawer team from all over the world and curated by an expert panel, Top Drawer is where established favourites and new talent come together in one beautiful and easy to navigate event – saving buyers valuable time and money in their quest to discover their next best seller.
In GIFT, buyers will find top international brands and new names including Corkcicle, Cubic, Dassie,
Bookspeed, Canova Gifts, Clarity Brands, Kikkerland, Kate Spade, Manta, Moxon, Nkuku, Ohh Deer, S-C Brands and Portico Designs. One of the UK’s most prolific stationery designers, Caroline Gardner, will be launching her first ever October release of cards, and British brand Bombay Duck will unveil their exciting new range of playful pom pom cushions.
Luxury beauty, grooming and home fragrance products can be found in WELLBEING, where buyers will discover the latest collections from the likes of Apothecary & Barbershop Supply, Ashleigh & Burwood, Charles Farris, Charlotte Rhys, Fellowstead, Plum & Ashby, Sevin London, St Eval Candle Company, The Bath House and The Harrogate Candle Co. Launches include a new line of Face Oil from natural beauty brand Nathalie Bond and brand new Pomegranate and Bohemienne collections from MOR Boutique, Australian creator of bath, body and lifestyle products.
GREETINGS & STATIONERY brings the very best in design-led ranges from renowned publishers alongside exclusive launches from new designers. Companies to look out for this season include 1973, Rifle Paper Co, Le Typography, Katie Leamon, Gestalten, Roger la Borde, Art Angels, Old English Company, Hex & Ginger, UWP Luxe, ABOUT: BLANKS and Stengun Drawings.
PLAY, the fresh new destination for all things kids, offers buyers a comprehensive, design-led edit of kids accessories, fashion, toys and home deco. 1 Two Kids, Bob & Blossom, Lello, aden + anais, Bertoy, Billy Loves Audrey, Wee Gallery from Five Minutes, Le Toy Van, Londji, Lara & Ollie, Elode Details,
Little Bird Told Me, Mini Wallers and Fifi & Friends, the natural skincare brand for babies and children from socialite and entrepreneur Tamara Ecclestone, are amongst 50 brands showcasing the new collections in PLAY.
The FOOD EMPORIUM will house a unique range of edible gifts, from food & drink to confectionery, oils & condiments from over 80 of the finest producers and brands, including Ace Tea London, Briscoes Jellies,
Coco Chocolatier, Cult Vinegar, Devon Distillery, PLAYin CHOC, Popaball, Seedlip, Spice Kitchen, Stateside Treat Emporium, Urban Village Chocolates and Willie’s Cacao.
Bringing the latest interior trends to life, HOME gives buyers and designers with a wealth of choice for contemporary living, from modern to classic, presented by Britain’s leading suppliers and international favourites across Accessories, Kitchen & Dining, Furniture, Lighting and Outdoor Living. Confirmed names include leading UK favourites Garden Trading, Studio William, Witloft, Parlane and Grand Illusions, London-based interiors brand Mini Moderns by BlissHome, award-winning trays and tableware brand Freeform, Netherland based influencers Light & Living and DutchDeluxes, Danish-designed home accessories and kitchenware brand Eva Solo by Forma House , contemporary British furniture experts PR Home and hot new Australian pioneers Mustard, who make their UK debut at Top Drawer this season.
Elsewhere at Top Drawer, FASHION presents the UK’s largest edit of fashion accessories and jewellery.
From world-renowned brands to fresh young fashion designers buyers can source from over 150 labels. New to the show include, Bellroy, Bensimon, Swole Panda and Nodus who will join the likes of Louise Kragh, Alex Monroe, Azuni, Nadia Minkoff, Secrid, Shreif, Elk Australia, COVE, Nooki Design, Tatty Devine, Pernille Corydon, Tilly Sveeas, Rachel Jackson London, Katie Mullally, Black & Sigi, Ottoman Hands and YAWN as fashions leading lights this season.
Within Fashion, CAPSULE, an all-new platform dedicated to edited jewellery and accessories collections, will make its debut, showcasing design-led product from the likes of Eduards Accessories, Tsai X Tsai, Vanile on the Rock, Double00, Dukley Jewelry and Hippstory.
CRAFT introduces retailers to an enticing variety of high quality, handmade products. The only trade display of its type in the UK, CRAFT showcases over 50 expertly vetted makers and groups covering a broad range of disciplines including; ceramics, glass, jewellery, fashion, textiles, mixed media, furniture, metalwork, sculpture, woodwork and printing. Names to watch this season include fashion and jewellery designers Alison Dupernex, ANA VIÑUELA, DeeLyn :: Design, Emma Aitchison Jewellery, Materia Rica, Promises Promises and Rusty’s Jewellery, together with Camilla Thomas Textiles and Helen Chatterton Textiles representing textiles. Makers leading the ceramics discipline include Edit Juhasz Ceramics and Nika Stupica, while mixed media specialists include, Glover and Smith and Heather Power, as well as woodwork specialist Rosie Brewer.
Unveiling inspirational new talent from all sectors of the show, SPOTTED features 38 budding innovators that are making their debut at a trade fair, each has been selected for their originality, quality and the commercial viability of their products. Over the past eight years, Spotted has helped to launch more than 200 small businesses, and is firmly established as a must-see area of Top Drawer.
The next edition of Top Drawer will take place at Olympia London from 9 – 11 September 2018. Registration is now open at topdrawer.co.uk
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