Visit York and Good Trip Clothing join forces for a new online store
A NEW shop selling York themed gifts and merchandise was launched in time for Christmas.
Visit York’s new online store – shop.visityork.org – sells over 30 high quality products, from prints, mugs and candles to York Monopoly sets and books about the city.
As part of the business, Visit York has partnered with a local business whose specially designed York-themed sweatshirts and hoodies will be offered exclusively on the site.
Good Trip Clothing was started by Danny Sullivan of York just before the pandemic with the goal of changing the souvenir clothing market. It sells high quality organic clothing, made according to ethical and sustainable practices. His designs are understated designs with landscapes and flags, offering a premium alternative to garish and inexpensive travel t-shirts.
The clothes for sale on the new online store are made from a blend of soft organic cotton and high quality polyester recycled from plastic bottles.
Danny said: “It’s great to partner with Visit York on this new line for their online store, especially since we both share the same goals of changing the way people view souvenir clothing. and to deliver high quality, sustainable products to our customers. ”
He added: “It has been a busy few months, having significantly expanded the destinations available on the website, as well as the launch of brand new collections like our Mountain Range and Dual Flagline.
“November has been the best month we have had so far, with more than double the orders we received in the summer, mainly thanks to our Custom Trip products where you can request a design made up of different destinations based on your own experiences. of travel .
“Our personalized products have been by far our biggest sellers this month, which is hardly surprising with Christmas approaching as it is a truly personal and unique gift.
“We have many exciting new products and partnerships planned for 2021.”
To see more of Danny’s creations, visit www.goodtripclothing.com
The Visit York store will also feature Temple Island merchandise including mugs, coasters, candles and key chains.
Products from local artists, including Art by Jo and Staves Art, will include hand-drawn cityscape illustrations available on prints, cards and cushions.
Visit York launched the online store in time for the virtual Christmas Market event which runs through January 4 online.
The Virtual Market features local merchants, independent businesses and attractions selling an assortment of unique and local York products, gifts and festive experiences.
Russell McCartney, Sales Manager at Make It York, said: “We are excited to launch our new online store which features some of York’s best gifts and themed merchandise.
“We’re really proud of the range on offer and it’s wonderful to work with local company Good Trip Clothing on new and exclusive York-themed clothing, all ethically sourced and sustainably made.
“We have selected a range of high quality products that will make ideal Christmas gifts or keepsakes for those who love York.”