Getting Deep, Dark and Dirty With the New Santal Fragrance From Loggique

To celebrate the launch of her new fragrance Santal, Pauline from Loggique will be running a free fun drop-in perfume lab on Friday 21st February at Collen & Clare Southwold between 10am and 5pm. Santal is a sandalwood fragrance with notes of cardamon, papyrus and labdanum. These scents are deep, dark and dirty but blended with a few florals they create the most fascinating of fragrances. And our fun giveaway with any purchase from the Santal range, is a 10ml perfume oil designed by your own hand alongside the perfumer.... Read More


Shop Our Heritage Check Edit

Checks are firmly on the fashion agenda this autumn. This week we have chosen some of our favourite statement pieces that make us feel equally “To The Manor Born” but oh so bang on trend, cries of “fire up the Aga” and “walkies” can be heard across the nation.


Festival Fever

With Latitude just around the corner kicking off a summer full of festival fun, we have put together some of our favourite looks to see you through a weekend of singing and dancing. A gorgeous pair of For Art’s Sake sunglasses and Essential Antwerp’s iridescent jacket will have you festival ready come rain or shine. We love Alexa Chung’s Barbour jackets to keep you looking stylish into the evenings paired with a chunky Grenson boot – perfect for marching through the fields and dancing the night away, just add glitter!... Read More


Our Fashion New Year Resolutions

As 2018 comes to a close our thoughts turn to the new year and some of the key themes we believe will help you make great ‘New Year Wardrobe Resolutions’, no calorie counting, dry January’s or gym memberships here …. just good honest suggestions for a happy you however many resolutions fall by the wayside ….. 1. SOURCE SUSTAINABLY  Merveilleuse Rich Moisturiser | £43.00 Top of our resolution list this year is to be more environmentally conscious and choose sustainably sourced items. Every year, thousands of tonnes of clothes are thrown... Read More


Inspirational Women

Behind every great brand is a great woman. We put the spotlight on some of the most influential women in fashion and share why they inspire us at Collen & Clare.   Penelope Chilvers  Image Source: Penelope Chilvers  During a stint living in Barcelona, working as an artist and designer, Penelope Chilvers discovered a love of riding in the Collserola Park. The search for the perfect riding boots was the first step towards building her own footwear brand. Unable to find anything suitable in the local shops and marketplaces, Penelope... Read More


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


Buyers New Season Picks

Last week felt like the start of Summer in Southwold, and to make the most of the beautiful sunshine we decided to shoot our Buyers New Season Picks to show you all what we will be wearing this season. Whether you have a special occasion in the diary or are gearing up for Latitude Festival, we have a range of gorgeous collections for you to choose from.   Elegant and bohemian, the Waist Tie Maxi Dress from Diane Von Furstenberg is a real show stopper. Cut from a luxurious woven... Read More


Collen & Clare’s Secret Sale 2018

It is that time of year again, the Collen & Clare Secret Sale is back and bigger than ever for 2018! Once again, the sale will be hosted at the Southwold Arts Centre, which is located in St Edmunds Halls on Cumberland road. Running from Thursday the 5th to Saturday the 7th of April and there are certainly steals to be had! With many designer items priced at £20 or less, you would be crazy to miss this sale. Expect to find a range of exciting goodies from brands such... Read More