Gift of the Year 2013 winners listed

Zip Earphones, Penguin Poppers and Tetris Light among those commended and winning awards.
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The UK’s Giftware Association has unveiled its list of winners for the 2013 Gift of the Year Awards.

ThumbsUp's Zip Earphones have been selected as the winner in the Fashion, Jewellery and Accessories category, while Scrabble Keyrings from Wild and Wolf Ltd won the Under £10 category.

Tetris Lights from Paladone Products picked up the Branded/Character Award.

Wojtek Kolan, Business Development Director at ThumbsUp believes the cutting-edge design made the Zip Earphones a winner.

“The Zip Earphones are a bright and funky on-trend product that is new to market this year," he said. "People seem to love it because of its practicality as well as its bold look – you just zip the earphones up to stop them from tangling. 

"We have seen an overwhelming response from press reviews and already the earphones are proving popular with consumers."

Isabel Martinson, chief executive of The Giftware Association, added: "Now in their 34th year, the 2013 Awards have again attracted an enormous number of entries. We were inundated with new, exciting products all bidding to capture the judges’ attention and be crowned as this year’s must-have Christmas gift."

See the full list of Gift of the Year 2013 winners here.

The Zip Earphones come in three colours and are available from www.menkind.co.uk for £12.99.

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