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What’s on at Collen & Clare

29/08/2019

Your Invitation To Our New Season Launch – Shoe The Bear

We are kicking off the New Season with a Southwold in-store event on Thursday 29th August 5:30-8pm.                         You are invited to join us for the launch of our Autumn collections and a pop-up showcase of cool Scandi footwear brand, Shoe the Bear. Reasons to join us: Adnams will be in-store with a pop-up “gin in a tin” bar We have 40 shoe care kits to give away with every Shoe the Bear purchase (each kit is worth £35) We... Read More

16/08/2019

All Things Aldeburgh

With Aldeburgh Carnival taking place this weekend and Collen and Clare’s Caudalie Day happening shortly after on Wednesday 21st, it seems that Aldeburgh is the place to be this August! There’s so much to see and do in the gorgeous seaside town we call home, so we’ve put together a little Collen and Clare guide of some of our favourite spots for you. One of our favourite things to do – other than shopping, of course – is to explore some of the fantastic places to eat and drink around... Read More

10/07/2019

Ahoy There Art Lovers!

Our Christmas Angel windows were such a hit that we have commissioned our favourite artist, James Straffon, to create a permanent installation in our Southwold store. We are thrilled to be collaborating with James again, whose clients include The British Embassy Luxembourg, Tate Modern, The Royal Opera House, English National Opera, Paul Smith and of course, Collen & Clare! We will be celebrating this Saturday, opening at 10am to reveal the artwork with drinks, the artist himself in residence, and the opportunity to purchase original artwork. We would love you to... Read More

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

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

21/01/2019

Stella Magazine – Best Independent Boutique

We have been overwhelmed with the responses we have received to our ‘We need you’ email last week and just wanted to say thank you to all of those who have taken the time to email stella@telegraph.co.uk to nominate us for the Best Independent Boutique list 2019. The results will be published on February 17th 2019 in the Stella Magazine – until then we wait with baited breath and pretty much everything crossed…….. Words from our Founder Vanessa on why she hopes we make the list…… I would like to nominate our... Read More

22/12/2018

Hark The Movie – Herald Angels

If you have any connection to our stores, our locations or just need to feel a little Christmassy, then settle down for the next 10 minutes with a glass of something festive and let us entertain you. This Christmas we commissioned artist James Straffon to create installations for all of our store windows with a contemporary take on stained glass windows and inspiration take from the carved angels in the roof of the beautiful St Edmunds Church, Southwold. James has worked all over the world, his clients include The British... Read More

05/11/2018

A Very Special Christmas Experience with Collen & Clare

With Christmas just round the corner, we are already starting to get just a little excited here at Collen & Clare HQ… Inspired by The Swan being added to our favourite Mr and Mrs Smith list of ‘cool hotels’ we have teamed up to offer a special Christmas shopping package. If you are like us and haven’t even started your planning yet, don’t worry you are in luck with a exclusive 2 night Southwold experience! Arriving on Friday evening with a welcoming glass of mulled wine at The Swan Southwold,... Read More