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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

27/09/2018

Videos of our AW18 Fashion Show

    Last week as many of you will know, we hosted our biggest fashion show to date. We would like to give a special thank you to everyone who helped make the night so special and to Spring in Southwold for creating the brilliant videos below which highlight our catwalk looks, capture the night and tell the amazing story of our friend Georgie, who inspired the night. We raised an amazing £4,000 on the evening for the East Anglian Air Ambulance and will continue to collect donations for the... Read More

25/09/2018

Collen & Clare Fashion Show 2018

Last Thursday, we hosted our annual Fashion Show at the gorgeous Henham Barns in Southwold. The night was in aid of the brilliant East Anglian Air Ambulance Charity, and we are pleased to announce that we were able to raise over £4,000. The Fashion Show was based around key looks from our Autum / Winter collection, with local models taking centre stage on the runway wearing some of our favourite brands including, Rixo London, DvF, Michael Kors, Belstaff and Max Mara, just to name a few! A big thank you... Read More

29/08/2018

‘Let There Be Light’ Fashion Show

We are super excited to invite you to join us on the 20th of September for our annual Charity Fashion Show. This year, we are supporting the East Anglian Air Ambulance, who have attended over 22,000 lifesaving missions since their launch in 2000. By kind invitation of Hektor and Sarah Rous, the evening will be hosted at the beautiful Henham Barns, near Southwold.  Expect a fashion-packed evening, showcasing our latest brands along with must-have’s for the upcoming season. The evenings events will kick off at 7pm with a champagne arrival. There... Read More

27/07/2018

Collen & Clare’s Guide To Southwold

Voted one of the UK’s best seaside towns by The Rough Guide in 2017, Southwold is the perfect place to come and unwind. Boasting the Adnams Brewery and Distillery on your doorstep, stunning sandy beaches, an iconic pier, an array of eateries and independent shops, there is something for everyone. If you are planning a trip to our quintessentially British seaside town, but want some insiders tips on where to stay and things to do, then look no further than our guide below.   Where to stay: The Swan Hotel Perhaps the... Read More

18/07/2018
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Our Sale Must-Haves

  Our Summer Sale is in full-swing, and it is the perfect time to bag yourself a bargain. With upto 60% off our top designers, there really is no better time to shop our edit. Take a look below at our sale must-haves or browse the full collection here.     Rino & Pelle Soft Leather Ruffle Jacket | Was £299 Now £149.50    Timeless and practical, the leather jacket is an iconic wardrobe essential and the Ruffle Jacket from Rino & Pelle is no exception. Crafted in a butter... Read More

20/06/2018

Southwold Arts Festival 23rd – 30th June

The Southwold Arts Festival is back for another year, kicking off this Saturday, the 23rd of June for eight-days of music, drama, poetry, visual art, photography, dance talks and literature. The acclaimed event will launch with the annual Street Festival at 12 noon, which features musicians, performers, dancers, stalls and a fancy dress parade. The following seven days sees a whole host of cultural activities being hosted around Southwold.  For the latest timetable and ticket prices please click here.  Here at Collen & Clare, we are super excited to join in... Read More

11/06/2018

Southwold Bra Fitting Event 14th June

This Thursday the 14th of June, we are hosting a Bra Fitting Event in our Southwold Store, in aid of Breast Cancer Research.  Expert bra fitters from Wacoal will be on hand throughout the day to give you one-on-one advice, helping you find the perfect fit, whilst we will provide you will plenty of cups of tea! With every bra sold, we will be donating £1 to Breast Cancer Research, so there really is no better time to find your fit and do your bit!   Our top 5 reasons... Read More