July 19, 2017Soft watercolors, bright citrus and traditional rustic holiday are among the trends spotted by Gifts and Decorative Accessories' editors during AmericasMart Atlanta July 11-14. Sunflowers and lemons brighten, pastel watercolors soften, rustic textures and colors evoke nostalgia, and a plethora of products celebrate and empower "her." Check out these trends for the latest in product design this season.
July 17, 2017Household pets are the inspiration behind this week’s Editor’s Picks. Furry friends bring a sense of fun and cheer to the gift shop, and a smile to customers’ faces.
July 3, 2017Flowers and other plants add a sort of sweetness to fashion and fragrances, welcoming a sense of nature and femininity. This week’s Editor’s Picks features flowers, ideal for her.
June 29, 2017
Last week, June 21-23, we ventured off to Dallas, Texas, home of the finger-licking good barbeque, for the Dallas Total Home and Gift Market where we spotted all the newest “it items.” The GDA Editors searched high and low throughout the Dallas Market Center and identified 10 trends that retailers should definitely have in their stores as we head into the next shopping season. Hold on tight—while a few of these trends are familiar to the industry, the bulk of them are new, upbeat and game changers for their categories. Read our article on the Dallas Market trends here.
June 19, 2017We can all appreciate a functional tote, wallet or purse, especially when traveling or shopping. (See you tomorrow, Dallas Market Center!) This week’s Editor’s Picks lend a helping hand when juggling all you have in tow.
June 5, 2017Ahoy Mate! This week’s Editor’s Picks bring coastal cool to homes on the East Coast, West Coast and everywhere in between.
May 15, 2017This week’s Editor’s Picks are gifts that feature vivacious prints, full of pizazz and spunk.
April 28, 2017This week’s Editor’s Picks are all kitchen tools that make cooking fun and easy.
April 17, 2017This week's Editor's Picks make great gifts for men, from grooms to grill masters and every man (or woman) in between.
April 14, 2017The New York Tabletop Show has come and gone, yet the connections the GDA editors have made and the products we’ve spotted will remain, likely popping up in gift stores in the coming months. While walking the floors of 41 Madison and visiting other friends nearby, we couldn’t help but pinch ourselves—we were in one of the best cities in the world, surrounded by gorgeous, thought-provoking design, enjoying the company of some of the best in the business. And while new trends will emerge year after year, these are the ones we’ve spotted that are sure to have staying power.
April 3, 2017This week’s Editor’s Picks are all home fragrances that look just as good as they smell. Prepare for your senses to tingle with excitement.
March 20, 2017Listen up and check out this week’s Editor’s Picks—they all have a lot to say.