To celebrate International Women's Day this Sunday 8th March we are showcasing some of our favourite products from fabulous female led UK companies.
These independent British female designers and producers are growing their own businesses and we as an independent retailer love supporting them; they bring much-needed originality and variety to the gift buying experience. As a customer you in turn are supporting them too!
Rachel's hand-drawn characters have become instantly recognisable, and her charming style coupled with a top quality product means that Rachel Ellen has become a highly regarded giftware brand. The business was first established in 1997 and is now based in a Victorian print factory in Nottingham, UK. We have been selling this brand since 2000.
Jamali-Annay was established in 2009 by childhood friends Louise Smith and Rachel Broady and is named after Rachel’s children JAMes and ALIce and Louise’s children ANNa and fAY. Jamali Annay's ceramic pieces are handmade and hand painted in their workshop in Knaresborough North Yorkshire, using clay, glaze and paint sourced from within the north of England.
Kate Humble's range of bath and beauty products were inspired by her travels. She had been looking everywhere for bath and body products that were natural, biodegradable and wonderful to use. After three years of intense research and product development the HUMBLE bath and beauty range was born. Fabulous products that are great to use, safe for all the family, and also kind to the planet.
Jo Nicholls started making candles in her kitchen in 1994, selling as Jo's Candles on market stalls. Lily-Flame was selected to be sponsored by the Prince's Trust in 2004. Their candles are manufactured in deepest Somerset, in the wilds of the Glastonbury countryside. Lily-Flame is the UK’s number one favourite scented candle maker.
In 1999, Carrie began creating beautifully handmade jewellery in South Wales. Now a leading supplier to independent gift shops across the uk and beyond, she even has self employed home workers manufacturing the jewellery to the highest standards.
As a child in Germany, all Gisela Graham wanted to do was make things. Beginning at her kitchen table, Gisela’s passion was designing gifts for the important moments in life. Today an internationally renowned brand Gisela Graham London has collections for every room in the home. Each and every new product is designed from the heart with a home in mind, not just a house.
To celebrate International womens day, spend just £45 online today and you'll receive one of our new
'Be Brave, Be Strong, Be fearless' bracelets (worth £14.99), absolutely free.
To get your free gift, just add a minimum of £45 to your basket and your free bracelet will be added automatically - no code needed. Be quick, when they're gone, they're gone!