Do you take great pride in the symbols and idiosyncrasies of South Africa? Do you miss everyday comforts of South African life when you go abroad? Victoria Eggs produces a range of high-quality homewares that play on symbol and amusing patterns of what it means to be South African, that work perfectly as gifts, especially with the company’s range of gift cards. Read through the company's reviews to hear what people have thought of the products, or read on to hear more about the company.
About Victoria Eggs
Victoria Eggs is a namesake homeware and gifts brand started in March 2011 by the women Victoria Eggs. They specialise in high quality homeware, gifts and greetings cards that emphasise their South African origin and style, using patterns that include London buses, Christmas traditions and seaside fun. After studying Art & Design at Birmingham City University, Victoria gained experience at a number of creative jobs, at Real and Exciting Design, Ve Gallery and Brand Culture, and Ben Sherman in Sydney, where she began working with iconic design and symbols. She realised the nostaligic value in these images, and started thinking of brand ideas and designs. She decided to establish the company in South Africa where everything would be produces, setting a high standard of quality. Since starting in 2011, the brand are now available in 150 stockists around South Africa and overseas, including Selfridges, West Elm, the Tate and the National Gallery. Victoria Eggs has won and been nominated for a number of awards at ceremonies such as Gift of the Year 2012, Startups Awards 2013, Home-based Business of the Year 2013 and Open to Export 2013. Victoria was also awarded Alumni of the Year 2014 by Birmingham City University for her achievement in Business and Enterprise.
Here is a quick chat with Victoria Eggs to hear about her inspiration for the brand and its products.
Services of Victoria Eggs
On their online shop, Victoria Eggs’ products are divided into the categories of Kitchen, Homeware, Gifts, Bags, Cards & Wraps and Christmas though there is naturally a lot of overlap between these section. The brand emphasises taking inspiration from everything, including language, food, city life, hobbies and memories, and drawing on bold and attention grabbing colours and styles that are also meant make people laugh. Victoria hopes her products will succeed in lighting up her customers homes, injecting nostalgic chic and humour with some simple, high-quality home and kitchen wares.
Complaints, Compliments and Tips for Victoria Eggs
Have you bought something from Victoria Egg before? If it was a gift, how well was it received? Do you think the nostalgic and playful imagery is effective in inspiring some national pride? How appropriate did you feel the cards and Christmas products were for social scenarios. Please let us know all your feedback in a review so future customers can get a feel for Victoria Eggs before buying on of their gifts.
What are people saying about Victoria Eggs products? Read reviews on Victoria Eggs range of nostalgic themed homewares and gifts.
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