Trend Watch: 2019 Holiday Gift Season is Upon Us!

  • Oct 12, 2019

There's nothing like finding the perfect gift…and by "perfect," we mean something they will use time and time again. You're in good hands this year. The PromoShak team has been working hard to bring you the best product mix for every year-end gifting occasion.

 

There are tons of new products and apparel pieces inspired by the latest trends and designs you'll be seeing online and in stores this season. No matter who it's for or how much you have to spend, we've got something for the occasion!

Trend: Cool Colors

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Colors, especially colors that may be unexpected, make a statement without saying a word. There are plenty of opportunities to experiment with new colors this season– whether it's a pastel tote or an umbrella in a soft heathered gray. Even legendary workwear brand Carhartt has broken away from traditional brown with new colors and styles that people are going crazy for.

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Trend: EcoSmart®

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Thanks, in big part, to a changing culture where plastic waste reduction is celebrated and laws banning single-use plastics are popping up all over the U.S. and Canada, gifts made from recycled materials and products that are reusable alternatives to items normally thrown away after one use are in high demand. We have all the best new eco-friendly products and styles.

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Trend: Lighten Up

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Gift season is a special time. Why not have a little fun with products that shimmer, glimmer, and shine? From bags and bottles to even umbrellas, iridescent and holographic products are everywhere right now!

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Trend: Buffalo Plaid

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Prints and patterns are big right now. Our favorite is buffalo plaid – the classic pattern with cross-generational appeal that's being used in all kinds of new ways. (Yep, even umbrellas.)

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Trend: Multi-Function

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Innovative design that allows products to be used in new ways – and the more they're used, the better for a brand! From umbrellas with Bluetooth speakers to lanterns with built-in wireless power banks, these products are guaranteed to get a "wow."

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Trend: Handwriting

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So much of the workday is spent typing and texting that people are rediscovering the simple joy of handwriting. Recent research even suggests that pen and paper is the better choice for information processing and retention. There is a pen and journal for every budget. We can even create a custom bundle with your favorite pen and notebook.

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The Bottom Line

From killer client gifts to stellar employee onboarding or anniversary awards, we're here to help you find something that people will love!


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