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Designers To Know

11/01/2019

Behind the Brand – Essentiel Antwerp

Recently featuring in celebratory ‘Hello’ magazine, we can’t wait to share with you our latest collection from Essentiel Antwerp along with some behind the brand information! Essentiel is a Belgium fashion brand that was created in 1999 beginning with their first collection consisting of just four t-shirts that were available in 20 different colours. These were soon a major hit selling out fast which then lead to the first store opening in Belgium’s city of Antwerp in the year 2000. Behind the brand is founders Inge Onsea and Esfan Eghtessadi,... Read More

15/11/2018

Brand Focus – Jumper1234, the slogan collection…

Jumper1234 has become one of our best brands as judged by sales and staff demand (many of us have multiple pieces in our collections already) and the latest drop looks like it could be the best yet. We love the way these jumpers fit and feel, making everyday dressing somehow easy. Worn with jeans casually or under a jacket for a more serious silhouette, take your pick. This latest collection is all about the ‘slogan’ but a little bit about the brand first. Jumper 1234 began in 2014 with a... Read More

30/10/2018

Brand Focus: Air & Grace

Being one of the comfiest shoes in fashion right now, we can’t stop wearing our favourite Air & Grace designs! Founded by Claire Burrows who began with a vision to create great shoes that make us feel amazing. Launching with a simple philosophy ‘made beautiful for busy feet’, we feel that every individual can most definitely relate to this. Whether you are a workaholic, shopaholic or busy run-around parent, you want to look great but feel comfortable in what you are wearing. Our very own Vanessa Collen went behind the... Read More

01/06/2018

New Season Rixo London

Rixo has just arrived to Collen & Clare, and we can’t wait to show you our latest edit. SS18 sees the brand deliver a stunning selection of new patterns, all of which have been expertly hand-crafted in their London studio.  Expect to find all of your favourite silhouettes as well as some new styles, all decorated in this season’s must-have prints. First up is their ‘Under the Sea’ pattern.  Inspired by a magical kingdom which lies in the dark depths of the ocean, this mesmerising sea life print features hand painted... Read More

19/01/2018
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Belstaff SS18 Edit

  New season fashion has arrived, and we couldn’t be more excited. First in-store is British heritage brand, Belstaff. Renowned for iconic outerwear since 1924, Belstaff is now a global luxury lifestyle brand which caters for those with a modern lifestyle. From classic biker jackets to investment leather pieces, Belstaff promises to bring a slice of British legacy to any wardrobe. This season, expect to find new silhouettes as well as much – loved classics. Key pieces include the luxurious Kentledge Shearling Parka, the practical Wembury Wax Coat and the... Read More

21/12/2017

Rixo London Pre SS18

Rixo London is back, bringing their gorgeous collection of dresses and blouses for Pre SS18.  Once again, the girls at Rixo London are offering distinctively British and vintage inspired pieces, which surpass any trend or fad for a timeless quality. Expect to find both new and old silhouettes from the brand, all that have been adorned with eye catching prints something which has become synonymous with Rixo London. For SS18, expect to find a sea of vibrant colours which are set against sumptuous silk fabrics along with dazzling sequin pieces and... Read More

13/11/2017

The UGG Edit

    Explore our latest edit of luxurious footwear from UGG. From the iconic sheepskin Classic Mini Boot to the Leather Niels Biker Boot, there is something for all styles.   Reykir Boot Designed with a sumptuous sheepskin lining,  the Reykir  Boots are perfect for battling the elements with. A hybrid of style and function, the Reykir Boots feature a waterproof suede outer with contrasting sheepskin panels for a statement making finish. Reykir Waterproof Boot in Black | £250 Viki Boot An update to the classic hiker boot, the Viki Boot from... Read More

11/08/2017

Brand Focus: Rixo London

Inspired by an Oriental world, Henrietta and Orlagh, creators of ‘it’ brand Rixo London invite us to journey east with them, with their gorgeous ‘Shanghai Chic’ AW17 collection. Iconic shapes from previous seasons, have been reinvented in stunning hand – painted patterns. Expect to find silky silhouettes, adored with cranes, bamboo, moons and clouds for a grown – up, bohemian aesthetic.           Rixo London Neck Tie Pussybow Blouse in Red | £175  Sadie Mini Star Necktie Blouse | £175  Sadie Necktie Blouse in Green Oriental Sky... Read More

07/07/2017

Brand Focus: A Journey

We have been Malene Birger fans for the last 15 years, whether it be whilst she was designing at Day Birger et Mikkelsen or most recently at By Malene Birger. So when we were told about her latest brand A Journey we just had to take a look. This collection is in her own words ‘not about trends or being trendy. It’s me: a modern, travelling, busy woman who is thinking practically’. Practical for Malene means keeping to a neutral palette of dark brown, black, navy and cream – with... Read More

12/05/2017

Brand Focus: Delilah

Yesterday, we were lucky enough for the lovely Linda from delilah cosmetics to pop into our Southwold store to give the Collen & Clare team brand training and to demonstrate the wonderful products that delilah has to offer. Headed by Rupet Kingston, Hannah Nicholson and Juliet White, delilah was born from the desire to create a luxury boutique, capsule brand which prides itself in making women of all ages, look and feel beautiful. Driven by a lack of boutique British brands, the team have been inspired buy an abundance of... Read More