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A little update in the world of Oli Olsen

Me & Mats - About the Brand

At Oli Olsen we love all of our brands equally, but we realised that maybe not everyone knows the back story of them. So, we're here to help! First up the amazing Amsterdam based Me & Mats and their incredible products.

Me & Mats are the most positive people around, but it didn't always start that way. The founder Astrid (picture above) lost her son at a very early age. Although this was an incredibly tough time she persisted and realised that she wanted to fill the world with happiness, guts and glory - in memory of Mats.

Their small team in Amsterdam are the most positive people you will ever meet. They may not be able to give you Clooney or Pitt but beautiful Belgian Chocolate will certainly help.

Their collection started with their signature wrapped candles which are all natural based wax that are hand wrapped by people living with disabilities. From there it's grown from strength to strength and now have a range of candles, (tins, boxed and jars) Belgian Chocolate, handsoap, room diffusers, matches and greeting cards. Representing true craftsmanship, sourced with a passion for quality from small family owned factories across Europe. Vegan, fair trade, paraben free, sulphate free.

View the full Me & Mats Collection here or check out our Instagram for the latest offers.

Oli Olsen at Top Drawer 2018

We are just back from a whirlwind adventure down to Top Drawer London held at Olympia. This year we decided to mix things up a bit by having two stands - splitting our brands in two so they could get a better scope of how they work together.

H32 was Goodnight Light, The Cool Company and launching our new brand Metalmorphose.

J13 was Me & Mats and Studio Sweet & Sour (the girly stand!)

We were overwhelmed at the response to new products for this season. Everybody loved the new direction Me & Mats are taking especially the boxed candles and chocolate bars. The launch of Metalmorphose, our new keyring brand, saw lots of people stopping to see the high quality of a gift at such a great price.

Here are some pics we managed to get in between all the chatting. Thanks again to everyone who came to see us - we really do appreciate it!

Have you checked out our Insta?

As most people know Social Media is huge right now and it affects our daily lives massively. Don't get us wrong we love scrolling through feeds to see what people are up to and how brands are presenting their products to the public eye. Our feed primarily focuses on our products because, well we think they are pretty great! We love doing colour combinations, interior shots and of course some #motivationalquotes because we all need them at some point.

So here is our social media details why not give us a follow? If you have any inspiring thoughts of what we can do to improve our social just let us know - no hard feelings, promise!

Instagram - @oliolsenuk

Facebook - @oliolsenuk

Twitter - @oliolsenuk

If you want to check out some interesting statistics check out this blog from Brand Watch. Interestingly pizza is the most popular instagrammed food out there - need we say more?

Introducing the Duck Duck Lamp

We are unbelievably excited to announce that the famous Goodnight Light Duck Duck Lamp will be coming to Oli Olsen! This amazing light is portable, water proof, re-chargeable and let's face it - just amazing! Based on the iconic Rubber Duck this lamp is sure to amaze everyone and make that pool party just a little bit more fun.

Available for pre-order for delivery in May. (Just in time for that Summer sun to shine through!)

Price: £229.99 (excl. delivery)

Free Chocolate!

What better way to celebrate Easter than with FREE CHOCOLATE?! That's right all orders placed this week will receive a FREE bar of Me & Mats Chocolate. That's 100g of Belgian Milk Chocolate delivered with any order placed between Monday 26th March and Sunday 1st April.

Hoppy Easter!

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