PRESS RELEASE SEPTEMBER 2017
ADVENTURES AT TOP DRAWER AUTUMN/ WINTER 17
Top Drawer encompasses the beautifully curated worlds of Home, Gift, Fashion, and Craft with more exclusive brands than ever at the A/W17 edition. Top Drawer: the style destination of choice for creative retailers embarking on an exploration of the finest new home and lifestyle products.
A/W17 presents a carefully curated selection of UK and international brands offering buyers an exceptional choice of contemporary, design-led products with an insight into a whole host of exclusives and world launches that are announced at Top Drawer.
Unmissable brands are taking to the show on Sunday 10 – 12 September at Olympia London to launch their hotly anticipated products across Home, Craft, Gift, Food and Fashion.
Home: An inspiring landscape populated with an exceptional collection of international brands, new names and must-have pieces, Top Drawer’s Home edit presents the latest product launches from Alessi, Avendia Home, Bliss Home, Forma House, Garden Trading, Leonardo, Parlane International, Yod+Co, Zaha Hadid Designs and many more.
Gift: Buyers can pinpoint exactly what they’re looking for from Top Drawer’s handpicked selection of exclusive lifestyle products all chosen for their design credentials, commercial appeal and originality. Brands to look out for this season include Kikkerland Europe Bv, Lifeguard Press + Ban.Do, Nkuku, Notable Designs, Npw, Ohh Deer Ltd, Ola, Palomar Srl, Petit Jour Paris, Phaidon, Roger La Borde, S-C Brands, Sunnylife, The School Of Life, True Grace, Wild And Wolf, Wrap, Ashleigh & Burwood Ltd, Caroline Gardner, Chase And Wonder, Cubic, Dassie, Gestalten UK and Go Stationery Ltd.
Fashion: The latest edition of Top Drawer presents new collections from directional European labels and the finest British talent including And Mary, Eduards Accessories, Just Trade, Little Moose, Matthew Calvin, Mirabelle, Otis Jaxon, Rachel Jackson, Tatty Devine, Helen Moore and Tutti + Co. UK Jewellery Collections returns to Top Drawer this season showcasing the best UK brands including A Weathered Penny, Cabbage White England, ESA Evans, LUAL, Esoteric and Black & Sigi.
This season highly anticipated launch of Fashion Spy; the perfect UK launchpad designed exclusively for international fashion accessories brands introducing their products to the UK market for the very first time. Unveiling a unique edit of 20 invite-only brands including stylish men’s French watch brand Klokers, The Italian Handbag Company, Spanish jewellery extraordinaireIsabel Lamadrid, Monica Maja Richardson’sshow stoppingscarvescreated in Romeand fresh out of Antwerp, jewellery label Les Petits Bisous.
Craft: Drawing inspiration from diverse sources, what unites everything visitors will discover in their exploration of Craft is the mesmerizing appeal of new and unique, exquisitely handmade pieces created with heart, soul and skill. A/W 2017 brands include Rosanna Clare, Sarah Jane Brown, Camilla Thomas Textiles, 573 Degrees and many more.
Food Emporium: Back by popular demand, the Food Emporium offers buyers the chance to source everything they need from the finest producers, artisans and brands to stock their own slice of foodie heaven, from new to market oils and condiments to seasonal treats and confectionery. Brands include Ace Tea, Avlaki, St Aymes, Finca Hostalets 1898 and Willie’s Cacao.
Spotted – New Talent: New talent is the lifeblood of innovative retailers, which is why Spotted – curated by Charlotte Abrahams and featuring 48 budding brands showing innovative, market ready designs – is the favourite hunting ground of style scouts with an eye for the most dynamic rising stars. Names to look out for include India May, Delicate Owl, The Humble Cut and Lupin Studio.
Trade buyers and press are now invited to register online at www.topdrawer.co.uk.
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