Retailers are finding ways to expand their offering and bring their customers something new and unique, including adding new sections to their stores. A popular one is accessories, apparel and jewellery, which fits in well with gift and homewares stores and adds a bit of variety to their stock.
The upcoming AGHA Melbourne Gift Fair will showcase the latest trends across apparel & accessories, jewellery & watches, fine jewellery and sleepwear.
Here are some exhibitors to look out for.
Soul Made – Stand 2301
Little Enchanted Woods is a collection of lovely wood accessories hand-drawn by artists from scratch and laser cut with sustainable premium bamboo wood. The designs are nature-inspired with a wide selection of impressionable wild flowers and adorable animals. This range of products is handmade in Soul Made’s production studio in Western Australia.
Divine Gemstones is an orchestration of natural semi-precious stones found on the surface of the earth. The natural gemstones are adorned with a palette of wonderful colours and unique properties that can bring positive energies to the people and surrounding environment. The natural gemstones are sourced from all over the world and handmade in Soul Made’s production studio into different classic jewellery like necklaces, earrings and bracelets.
Wanderlust is a collection of beautifully handcrafted accessories using sustainable by-products of the agricultural and food industry like horns, bones and antlers. These materials are re-purposed instead of being discarded, bringing new meaning to its existence. Soul Made designs and works with overseas artisans to produce the beautiful range of jewellery.
ThePout.co – Stand 1715
The Pout is introducing a collection of curated designer cases. Choose from a range of 30 beautifully handcrafted designer cases with superior built quality, perfectly suited for eyeglasses and sunnies. High quality microfibre cleaning cloth included with each case.
Each design is inspired by elements of nature and inspired living. Experience a wide range of floral, feathers, tropical, beach, sun, rainforest, classic leather and more in a collection of 33 high quality designs.
Melko – Stand 1608
Melko presents the best of South American design clothing and accessories. It proudly works with multicultural artists with destinations all over Latin America, with an emphasis on sustainable and ethical practices.
Always innovating and exciting, Melko introduces the new Studio Benta collection & Monica Krexa's recycle aluminium jewellery.
The brand is committed to meeting and connecting with each designer whose work is showcased, and ensuring the delivery of authentic Brazilian and South American fashion.
Holmes & Fallon – Stand 514
Feel the sand between your toes… Australian mother and daughter team brings exotic luxe to your summer.
Presenting its summer cotton collection from their label Caju Designs, each piece is individually hand-crafted in soft cottons and linens to take you from the beach to balmy evenings.
Petals Australia – Stand 1123
The Petals Australia team has been busily collecting and creating, nestled in their Bangalow studio in the Byron Bay Hinterland, lovingly designing their brand new ranges to be released at the AGHA Melbourne Gift Fair.
New ranges include the Tri-Tone and Divinity Collections.
The Tri-Tone range, a collection of unique designs made from a base of high quality sterling silver stamped 925. This collection boasts a range of mixed metal designs with a mosaic of sterling silver, rose gold and yellow gold.
The Divinity Collection leans to a more spiritual sensibility, nourishing the soul with a blend of handcrafted sterling silver and semi-precious stones of emerald, amethyst and rose quartz. Each beautiful piece matched with an intention and loving guidance. They act as the perfect gift for yourself or a dear friend.
Along with these beautiful new pieces, Petals Australia will be showcasing its beloved Blessed with Love range with a mix of favourites and new and exclusive designs. Also available are top selling, Love Letter bracelets, sterling silver, rose and yellow gold stud earrings, scarves as well as the beautiful Pearl Edit including the freshwater coin pearls and classic studs.
Visit the only buying destination you need - AGHA Melbourne Gift Fair | 3-7 August 2019 | Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC) Doors 9-19. Registration is essential for free, fast-track entry. Don’t miss out and register online here at melbournegift.com.au.