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Claire Gasking

23/05/2019

Find Your Fit at our Bra Fitting Event

FIND YOUR FIT We firmly believe that the key to a great outfit is it’s foundation. Let our expert fitters from Wacaol and Fantasie find your perfect fitting bra. 10am – 4pm on Thursday 30th May at our Southwold store. Please call 01502 724823 or email shop@collenandclare.com to book your appointment as spaces are limited. “Make the most of what you’ve got!” WACOALEmbrace Lace Contour Bra in Lilac Grey/Multi £46.00 WACOALAphrodite Fuller Figure Bra in White £46.00 WACOALHalo Lace Soft Cup Bra in Sweet Pink £26.00 FANTASIECarla U/W Side Support Bra in... Read More

16/05/2019

Birdie Fortescue’s Guest Buyer’s Picks

“This weekend we open the doors on our new location in Burnham Market, most recently the home of well known interior designer and specialist antiques dealer Birdie Fortescue. Earlier this week Birdie and I met up at her showroom in Fakenham and over coffee we talked about our mutual love of all things furniture and fashion. It is with great pleasure that we share our Guest Buyer’s Picks this week – Birdie has chosen some favourites from our collection and I have had great fun choosing some superb pieces from her website.... Read More

13/05/2019

NEW Location, Location, Location!

Please join us to celebrate our ‘new home’ in Burnham Market anytime between 11am – 5pm on Saturday May 18th 2019. We will have fizz aplenty, stylists on hand to introduce our collections and our Scent-Maker-Alchemist Pauline Bickerton will be hosting her own ‘Candle Lab’ to launch our lifestyle brand, Loggique. To make the move happen we will be closed in Burnham Market for a week from Sunday 12th May re-opening on Saturday 18th May. You will find us opposite Satchells and adjacent to North Street Bistro at: 16-18 North... Read More

09/05/2019

Laboratory Perfume – Let’s Go Eco

Laboratory Perfumes is not your ordinary fragrance house… since its creation in London in 2011, it has pursued the qualities that make up timelessly wearable scents that both men and women love. During a time when many perfumes tend to lean towards something very over complicated and exclusionary, Laboratory Perfume showcases a breath of fresh air. We are in love with three scents, Amber, Gorse and Samphire. Each scent has been scientifically formulated to create something rather charming and unique to every individual wearer. Taking a step back from the... Read More

03/05/2019

Caudalie Marie Claire Award 2019

Caudalie has done it again, they never fail to let us down when it comes to great skincare! Recently claiming an award for Marie Claire’s Prix D’Excellence Beauty Award 2019, Caudalies Vinopure collection is one that your beauty bag cannot be without! Powered by salicylic acid plus a blend of grape polyphenols and six organic oils, the Vinopure collection helps to unclog pores whilst acting as a barrier against the production of acne bacteria. Using 100% natural scent ingredients, our skin is left feeling clean with a breath of freshness after every application.... Read More

29/04/2019

Our Brand Focus This Week Is…

…Our own label! Our runways this week, in all stores, are showcasing our latest ‘own label’ collections and we couldn’t be prouder. For the first time we have a signature leather bag collection. The three styles are made with high quality smooth cognac leather with fluo and tassel detailing, our own ‘ticking’ lining and super dust bags. Vanessa and Morgan have worked on the designs and had the tough job of testing them for months and they now appear to have a bag for every occasion. For our own high-quality... Read More

12/04/2019

Join us at our “Candle Lab” – so much better for you than an Easter Egg ….

Join us in our Southwold store on Thursday 18th April between 3pm and 7pm…     …to launch our new collection of Loggique candles, diffusers, handwashes and moisturisers. Come and meet Pauline Bickerton, Scent-Maker-Alchemist (how cool a job title is that…) and take part in our ‘Candle Lab’.     Pauline will be on hand to introduce you to the brand – all Made in Suffolk – and for this evening only you can design your own scented candle. Pauline will be bringing with her the whole range of candle... Read More

29/03/2019

Our Summer Dressing Candy Crush

The clocks have gone forward, the days are longer and we’re feeling the need for a shot of colour in our spring wardrobe. If like us the invitations are dropping on the doormat on a daily basis (not really but you get the idea) and you’re looking for a couple of outfits that will be flexible  enough to take you through the season, whether its a wedding, the races, dinner with friends or a family BBQ then we think we’ve got what you’re looking for. Our Sherbet Lemon from Baum... Read More

20/03/2019

Noble Isle – Exclusive Interview

Our very own Managing Director Vanessa speaks to Noble Isle founder Katy in an exclusive interview below. They discuss the highs and lows of the high street and the best moments/memories within Collen & Clare’s journey! There has been a growing trend of consumers shopping from their arm chairs and turning to online shopping instead. But would you want the British High Street to suffer and see shops close? We certainly wouldn’t! There is something very special and incredibly British about wandering round the serenely, idyllic towns across the UK... Read More

07/03/2019

The New Rixo London ‘Love Over Gold’ collection…..

The Rixo London launch party for the ‘Love Over Gold’ collection was a heady mix of floral wallpapers, real life fruit and vegetable market stalls, ‘Feeling Fruity’ signs and an under current of gold chain link prints. Our edit of dresses, skirts, tops and even a ‘body’ combine and clash all of these influences into what is quite the strongest Rixo London collection we have seen. All of the outfits and accessories below are in our Southwold store this weekend (Aldeburgh and Burnham Market stores will receive their collections next... Read More