Blacknote Notebook & Malibu Sunglasses – A Review
New product reviews – January
Each month we’ll be looking at a couple of promotional products in close detail with product reviews. These products have been requested as samples, so they are the exact products used in your marketing campaigns. In December we did our first product reviews, looking at a stylish tapas board and a packet of half-sized colouring pencils.
It’s always a good idea to look ahead when you’re looking at your marketing campaigns. The first product this month is a fashionable pair of sunglasses, perfect for a marketing campaign in the spring and summer.
The second product is the printed notebook, one of the most popular products in the promotional industry. Perfect for all-year-round marketing drives.
These Ray-Ban-inspired Wayfarer glasses are a wonderful throwback to the 90s. Their resurgence in the mid-2010s may have died down slightly, but they’ve lost their ‘hipster’ stereotype. The style has become a popular product for men and women, no matter what the age.
These glasses aren’t Ray-Bans though, so it’s best not to expect the quality to be that high. They’re a simple plastic version of the trendy brand. The Malibu glasses are available in a vast range of colours and the print area is placed on the outside of the arm.
The glasses have UV400 protection (according to European standards), so although we’d never advise you to start looking at the sun they’re perfect to wear out and about on a bright day.
Malibu sunglasses are a fantastic example of how promotional products work. They look more expensive than they are, they have a purpose, and they have a good print area to display your brand.
BlackNote A5 Notebook
The second product we’re going to have a look at in these product reviews is a practical and stylish notebook. The handy A5 notebook has 80 pages of cream lined paper with an elastic closure and silk ribbon.
The sample we received from the supplier had a yellow elastic band and ribbon, which really worked well with the jet-black cover. Other colours are available, but if your company’s artwork works well with yellow, we’d recommend this colour scheme.
The notebook boasts a good size print area. Your artwork would be placed on the front of the book.
The book is made of good quality materials which will make it a long-lasting promotional product. The pages seem secure and the book feels well bound. The sturdy PU cover will keep the paper protected, the paper won’t become wrinkled, crinkled or rolled.