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Shop By Style - Whimsical Wanderlust

Tuesday, 16 May

Travel the world from your own front room with decorative pieces from our Whimsical Wanderlust collection. We’ve taken inspiration from around the globe for this collection of beautiful figurines and bold animal prints. Our stunning African Ladies, tranquil Buddhas, and adorable and majestic animals...
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Shop By Style - Hollywood Opulence

Monday, 17 April

Think "Lights, Camera, Action" for this gorgeous theme. Draw focus with glamourous furniture featuring highly-polished, mirrored surfaces. Mirror tops are a perfect partner for those enjoying the current maximalist trend. You can double the impact of your adornments by placing them on a reflective...
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Sleep Sakes - From Birth, For Life, For Every Adventure

Thursday, 30 March

Straits Trading has welcomed the Sleep Sakes brand of products to our extensive collection. Sleep Sakes is a brand with its heart in wellness. The cuddly plush toys are EN71 certified which means they are safe from birth. Each of the 8 characters has matching lighting items and a colourful ceramic...
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Shop By Style - Modern Farmhouse

Wednesday, 15 March

Modern Farmhouse has a laid-back charm. Touching on elements of the Cottagecore aesthetic, one that prioritises comfort and warmth to create a home with a country feel. The term Cottagecore comes from fantasizing about escaping to a rural life and living "in a cottage". This is a trend which has...
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Shop By Style - Stylish Study

Wednesday, 15 February

The Stylish Study theme is a balance between form and function. Sturdy furniture chosen to keep the work space tidy and organised is teamed with decorative pieces to spark the imagination. Create a cohesive look with easy-to-use furniture units which come complete with generously-sized sliding box...
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Harrogate Christmas and Gift

Wednesday, 11 January

The beautiful Victorian Spa town of Harrogate is the home of a fabulous Christmas and Gift tradeshow. Situated in the North East of England, Harrogate is considered one of the happiest places to live in the UK, and it’s easy to see why. Stunning architecture, delicious eateries, and fabulous...
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New Styles for Spring Summer 2023

Tuesday, 13 December 2022

Our Spring Summer collection is ready for pre-order at Straits Trading and we have looked everywhere for inspiration. The Modern Farmhouse theme stems from our beautiful countryside surroundings in leafy Lancashire. While, our stunning globes and African ladies will take you around the world. Our...
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Hygge at Home

Thursday, 17 November 2022

With the clocks changing at the end of October, the promise of winter is well and truly in the air. It’s the perfect time to hibernate at home and prepare for receiving visitors over the festive period. Help your customers make cosy choices by introducing the Scandinavian concept of Hygge. Hygge...
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Buddha Figurines and Their Meanings

Tuesday, 11 October 2022

For many years Buddha ornaments have been a popular part of Straits Trading’s collections. There is deep spiritual and religious meaning behind their display, as well as, making a beautiful decoration for the home. The term Buddha means enlightened one, a knower. Buddhists believe that a Buddha is...
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The Influence of the Buyer

Monday, 26 September 2022

The interior design world was rocked earlier this year, at least if you are a fan of Mrs Hinch. The popular influencer revealed the interior of her new home and it’s a huge change from the one her fans know and love. Interior trends can change overnight. In part due to the rise of celebrities on...
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Hit the High Street

Monday, 15 August 2022

Top tips for merchandising Walking through pretty streets in sunny weather, meeting friends for lunch and window-shopping beautiful displays. There are lots of reasons why visiting a physical retailer can be a more enjoyable experience than shopping online, but how can you make sure that...
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Wellness-Infused Home

Sunday, 24 July 2022

Wellness is something that we all aspire to achieve. We know the importance of taking time to focus on healthy habits for our mind, body, and relationships. This emphasis inspires the Wellness-Infused Home, a living space that is a sanctuary. Decorative elements that encourage peace and...
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Decorative Zoning

Tuesday, 12 July 2022

Due to the changes to modern living over the last few years we have spent more time at home than ever before. Decorative Zoning is a key trend all about utilising our living spaces. Something that is beneficial to all of us, but especially useful for people who work from home. Enabling them to...
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New Floral Bundles For Spring Summer 23

Monday, 27 June 2022

The Spring Summer 2023 Grass Floral Bundles are now ready for pre-order. For this season they have had an update! We felt that introducing new sizes in this beautiful collection gives a fresh look and new appeal to the consumer. The 14 new designs are available in 60cm and 80cm options at a...
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Textural Design

Monday, 20 June 2022

We refresh our ranges twice a year, bringing in new and updated products and designs. We select these based on trend forecasting, buying trips and exhibitions. We also study our own sales statistics to develop best-selling ranges. For Autumn and Winter '22 we have introduced new themes which...
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Introducing The Farmland Fellows!

Thursday, 12 May 2022

Our range of charming characters has expanded! Joining the loveable garden gonks, imposing gorillas, and uniformed dogs are - the jolly, quirky Farmland Fellows! Twinning two leading design aesthetics; these fun figurines tick the box to add to a Maximalist home while offering a nod to...
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Visit the Straits Flower Shop

Thursday, 21 April 2022

Straits have an unrivalled artificial floral collection. Flowers in pretty pots, beautiful bouquets, wreaths, hanging baskets, and of course the grass floral bundles. The grass floral bundles are a show-stopping part of the collection, a free-standing floral display with a woven tie at the base....
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Straits Christmas Collection 2022

Tuesday, 15 March 2022

Christmas is always a special time with Straits Trading and the 2022 wholesale collection does not disappoint. Our ever-popular glitter, water spinners range has expanded with an attractive grey finish. You can create the ultimate Santa's grotto with our animated Magical Winter Village. These...
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Visit The Straits Showroom

Tuesday, 15 February 2022

Straits Trading HQ is situated just off the M65 in Clayton-Le-Moors, Lancashire. Our offices, warehouse and showroom are all on the Junction 7 business park. Arranging showroom visit is the perfect way to shop our wholesale home décor and gift range. It's ideal for customers who prefer to avoid...
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Welcome To The Straits Blog

Saturday, 15 January 2022

Straits Trading has been a recognised name in the home and gift wholesale industry for many years. Our ranges have changed and we’ve added some more friendly faces to our team but the drive has remained constant throughout the years. Our sales director, Steve Webb, is always searching for the new...
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