A Gift of Giving: Change for Anti-racism

Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust was set up in the memory of Stephen Lawrence. They do amazing work to create a fairer society in which everyone, regardless of their background, can flourish. Stephen’s story runs deep. Not only was this a hard hitting case but I’d say it was the first time I realised that being […]

International Nurses Day 2020

Happy International Nurses Day to our NHS heroes. It was only right that on this day we showed our appreciation to nurses by presenting special gifts. Ribbon and Bow was born out of the love of creating meaningful gift hampers. Each gift box is curated with the idea of helping people to connect and show the recipient […]

How to stay in touch with friends during lockdown.

With the UK lockdown being extended most of us are missing our family and friends more than ever. Brunch dates, cinema trips and Sunday family meet-ups has come to a halt for now. But a lack of physical contact doesn’t mean we have to stop socialising. We have thought of a few ways you can […]

A gift of giving – Supporting Refuge

As the national lockdown continues to help fight the spread of coronavirus, some members of society remain more vulnerable than others. Studies have shown that survivors of domestic abuse are at higher risk under these measures, as self-isolation can potentially aggravate existing abusive behaviour towards women and children. The lockdown also makes it harder for survivors […]

Business not as usual but as best we can!

What a strange time we are living in with the recent COVID-19 pandemic. Just to feel you in on what is happening over here at Ribbon and Bow- As an online gift shop we are still able to operate, with a few changes. Luckily ‘online retail is sill open and encouraged and postal services will […]

How can we be more sustainable?

Last week The Princes Trust invited me to the B Inspired event at London Bridge. I heard a series of inspiring talks from CEOs of multinational companies, academics and inspiring students. Each one challenged the current narrative of business and how we remain innovative in our roles. One question that was asked by Kresse Wesling […]

Festive Fizz – A Signature Christmas Cocktail

Christmas is coming and it’s time to spread lots of festive cheer! I’m not sure about you but we love celebrating this season with a good signature Christmas cocktail, so why not do so in style? We were super excited when Wale, founder of international cocktail company Signature Effects stopped by to give us some […]

All things gifting with Assuntina

Here’s the interview from our recent catch up with Assuntina Fogarty. The original pos can be found on her blog. Your brand is amazing and is packed of great goodies. How did you come up with the concept? Thank you so much! Ribbon and Bow was born out of the concept of beautiful and accessible gifting. […]

Something blue ideas

“Something borrowed, something blue, something old something new”. We all know the saying but when it comes down to it, it is not so easy to think of stylish ways to incorporate each one into your wedding. We asked some of our customers which they thought was the hardest to add to a wedding effortlessly […]

Valentines gifts for him

Whether it is early days or long-term relationship, buying gifts for your other half comes with added pressure. What do they want? What do they need? and what if you end up getting it wrong? Well hopefully not. Gone are the days of gimmicky gifts – It’s time to spoil your man in style. Up […]

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