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Refreshingly diverse curation

Top Drawer offers refined edit for creative retailers and a successful season

  

THIS September, Top Drawer is set to bring a refreshingly diverse and innovative selection of thousands of products with superb design credentials, excellent commercial appeal and real originality.

With more exclusive brands than ever at London’s Olympia from Sunday to Tuesday, September 10-12, the refined edit from show organisers Clarion Events offers creative retailers exceptional choice for a really successful new season ahead.
The hugely-successful PaperFest and the PaperAwards, sponsored by G.F Smith, return with the strongest shortlist of nominated brands and a dynamic programme of talks from industry experts.
Speakers include Not On The High Street founder Holly Tucker, The Art File MD and Greeting Card Association president Ged Mace, Really Good and Soul owner David Hicks, Mark Jessett of G. F Smith, and Rina Bhansali, head of merchandising at Harrods.
In the Greetings & Stationery sector, brands exhibiting include Blank Inside, Chau Art, Kate Housley, Katie Leamon, Roger La Borde and Stephanie Davies.
The School Of Life return to the show presenting a new range of stationery, homeware and gift products that are useful, thought-provoking and stimulating for the eye and mind.
New to the UK are Bespoke Letterpress, Australian designers and printers of fine letterpress and hot foil stationery, while Pabuku The Queer Paperie are exciting newcomer on a passionate mission to create high-level greetings cards in a queer diverse context, featuring captivating whimsical illustrations.
In Gift there are Cubic, Dassie, Helen Moore, Noodoll, Palomar, Portico Designs, Rice, Sunnylife, True Grace, Turnaround Gifts, Wild And Wolf and Woouf among the curated selection of design-led brands that will be showcasing their new ranges and best sellers.
New names on the scene include UK-based Doiy and Worry Less Designs, plus international newcomers Jacobsen & Friends, Lifeguard Press, Londji, and Zootility.
Buyers can discover exclusive and indulgent wellbeing ranges for an irresistible seasonal offering with year-round appeal from a sumptuous edit of brands including Sevin, Cochine, Apothecary & Barbershop Supply Co, Castelbel, and hipster’s favourite LA Bruket plus new-to-the-show Isla Apothecary and Cocofour
The Children’s edit offers gorgeous and original ideas for cherishable treasures that will make kids’ hearts jump. From toy chest delights to wardrobe wonders, inspiring covetable cuties will be showcased from 1 Two Kids, Blade & Rose, Clockwork Soldier, Playforever and Stitch & Story and joined for the first time by much loved Aden & Anais and super-cool Wildfire Teepees.
In addition to Gift, Top Drawer encompasses the curated worlds of Home, Craft, Fashion and Food Emporium, offering extraordinary scope for buyers across all lifestyle sectors.


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