Collen and Clare

03/09/2018

Lore Originals; the intelligent way to look after hair

    Just as the season changes, so should your hair-care regime and this season we are super excited to introduce you to our newest beauty brand, Lore Originals. Brought to us by the team behind the iconic Taylor Taylor London, Lore Originals delivers a super effective unisex haircare routine, with products promising to provide long lasting health for all hair types.  The core collection is made of up a capsule of 6 multi-use formulas, allowing you to streamline your everyday hair-care routine to a speedy and effortless regime. The capsule... 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

15/08/2018

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

08/08/2018

Brand Focus: Chiltern Street Studio

Ranked in the Most Influential Top 100 list of people in fashion, the Chiltern Street Studio team brings exciting and inspiring brands such as Jumper 1234, Bellerose, and Lisa Taylor to Collen & Clare. Headed up by Jane Wilson & Denise Tavernier who have over 25 years experience in the industry, Chiltern Street Studio offers a reputable platform for sales and distribution of unique and sought after brands. Whilst visiting the duo on our latest buying trip, we thought it was only fitting to throw some questions at the team for... 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

04/07/2018

Festival Style Guide

  With Latitude kicking off the start of the festival season next week, there was no better reason for us to head to the countryside to shoot our key styles for this years events. Expect to find feminine floaty dresses, teamed with  hardy metallic boots, bright pops of colours and plently of accessories to keep you dancing till dawn.  Whatever festival you are off to this Summer, our edit of foolproof outfits will have you covered for the weekend; whilst offering plenty of choice whatever the weather may throw at... 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

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