Spring Fair - 3-7 FEBRUARY 2019 - VOLUME OPENS 2 FEB


Gift of the Year Awards

Here are the glittering highlights

Gift of the year logoThe Gift of The Year Awards are the most highly-respected industry accolades recognising the best new products and top retail talent.

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gift of the year awards winners


Judge's Choice Award

BBQ Hot Smoking Kit, Hot Smoked

The ultimate judges’ choice winner was the BBQ Hot Smoking Kit from Hot Smoked

Beauty, Bath & Spa

Winner – Craft Your Own Herbal Handsalve, Bathing Beauty - Stand: 20B25
Commended – Betty Hula Delicate Dusting Powder, Betty Hula
Commended – Morpheus Sleep Enhancing Range, Bathing Beauty

Branded Gift

Winner – Frida Kahlo Boho Collection, Talking Tables - Stand: 3Q10 - R11
Commended – Harry Potter, Monster Notebook, BB Designs Europe
Commended – RNLI Build Your Own Lifeboat, Clockwork Soldier

Cards & Wrap

Winner – Pin & Ink, The Handcrafted Card Company - Stand: 3W30
Commended – Hoot Parade Card Range, U Studio Design
Commended – Quilling Cards By Origamo, Blue Eyed Sun

Children's Gift

Winner – Engenius Contraptions Marble Run, Cheatwell Games - Stand: 5H57
Commended – Healthy Kids Cooking Kit, Little Cooks Co
Commended – History Heroes Games, History Heroes

Commemorative & Collectable

Winner – Sweet Memories Tins, Gibsons - Stand: 5E30 - F31
Commended – Design Your Own My Icon Story Print, My Icon Story
Commended – The Book Of You, Colour Chronicles

Contemporary Gift

Winner – Flip Click Clock, Gingko Electronics - Stand: 7C04
Commended – Lightgiftcard, Flightgiftcard
Commended – LED Glass Fireball, Transomnia
Commended – Recycled Glass Plant Terrarium, Fallen Fruits

Design & Craft

Winner – Handcrafted Gift Wrap Sheets, Paper Mirchi - Stand: 3J46
Commended – Citygami London, Clockwork Soldier
Commended – Horn Viking Mug, Abbeyhorn

Ethical Gift

Winner – Bathing Beauty Soap, Bathing Beauty - Stand: 20b25
Commended – Bee Green Wraps, Bee Green Wraps
Commended – Ideas Range, Vent For Change

Fashion Accessory

Winner – Blade & Rose, Arora Design - Stand: 4A50-4A51
Commended – Jex Colour-In Trainers, Jex Shoes
Commended – Pusheen Cat Headphones, Thumbs Up

Fashion Jewellery

Winner – Isla, Billy's Beach Hut  
Commended – Emma Lawrence Designs Necklace Collection, Emma Lawrence Designs
Commended – The Pink Link (Airlinks Provenance Range), Icarus Originals

Festive & Occasions

Winner – Christmas Street: 12 Days Of Christmas Calendar, Gibsons - Stand: 5E30- F31
Commended – Festive Boozeballs, Gift Republic
Commended – Woodland Reusable Christmas Crackers, Kate Sproston Design

Food & Drink

Winner – BBQ Hot Smoking Kit, Hot Smoked
Commended – British Roast Dinner Box, Ross & Ross Food
Commended – Cake In A Card, Bakedin

Garden & Outdoor

Winner – BBQ Hot Smoking Kit, Hot Smoked
Commended – Gardening Collection, Wrendale Designs
Commended – Robin Winter Care Pack, Wildlife World

Gift Stationery

Winner – Citygami London, Clockwork Soldier - Stand: 6L05
Commended – Bookaroo Pen Pouch For Books, If (That Company Called)
Commended – Yes Studio Stationery Range, Wild & Wolf

Home Accessory

Winner – Lexon Mino Bluetooth Speaker, Stone 
Commended – Cat Face Plant Pots & Vases, Parlane International
Commended – R Space Lamp, Gingko Electronics

Home Fragrance

Winner – Bitter Orange & Ylang Ylang, The Recycled Candle Company - Stand: 6S36
Commended – Kasper Aroma Diffuser, Europium World
Commended – Aromatherapy Range, Purbeck Candles

Hot Novelty

Winner – Weird Things Humans Search For, Big Potato Games - Stand: 6L30
Commended – Affirmators, Abrams & Chronicle Books
Commended – Giant Handwarmers, Cozy Time
Commended – Weird Crushes, Bubblegum Stuff

Kitchen & Dining

Winner – T&G Ocean, T&G Woodware - Stand: 9F20 - Q21
Commended – Bollynice Range, Apples To Pears
Commended – Gin Time, Dartington Crystal

Pet Gift

Winner – Fetch This Gift, Leather Guild - Stand: 19D01
Commended – Pet Party Kit, Talking Tables
Commended – The Bark Slice, The Sugar Shed

£10 & Under

Winner – Whisky Experience Glass, Dartington Crystal - Stand: 4F53
Commended – Cake In A Card, Bakedin
Commended – Chocolate Box After Dinner Quiz, The Lagoon Group
Commended – Suck It, Really Good

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