Collen and Clare


The Dress Edit

Summer is fast approaching, and with the new season comes plenty of excuses for a new dress. Whether you are heading to Garden Party or a Wedding, hitting the Beach or City we have a gorgeous edit of must-have dresses for you to slip into this Summer.     Rixo London Emma 30s Bunch Floral Print Dress | £305 No matter where you are heading, The Emma Dress from Rixo ticks all the right boxes. With its calf skimming length, high side slits and a gorgeous floral print, this feminine... Read More


How To Care For Swimwear

So you have found the perfect swimsuit for your holiday, but how do you keep it looking new for seasons to come? Often swimsuits can quickly tire and breakdown as the result of chemicals such as chlorine, sunscreen and deodorant. However, by taking time to follow these simple steps you can easily prolong the life of your swimwear.   Once you have finished swimming or sunbathing, hand wash your swimsuit in luke warm water with a mild soap to ensure that all traces of chlorine and salt, which will slowly... Read More


Treat Weekend

This weekend, we are treating our lovely customers to £20 off every £150 spent – the perfect excuse to get your hands on those special items that you’ve had your eyes on all season! Stuck for inspiration? Why not take a look at what our Head Office staff have picked! Vanessa The Divine Oil  and Scrub from Caudalie are both bathroom essentials for getting my skin ready for the summer months. The Divine Scrub promises to leave skin soft, silky and delicately scented with its unique blend of plant oils and... 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


12th April New Season Shopping Event

With the clocks going forward this weekend and the weather ever so slightly warmer, Spring is definitely in the air!  To celebrate, we invite you to join us on the 12th of April for our New Season Shopping Event. The night will be hosted in our Southwold store and kicks off at 5pm with fizz and a showcase of our wonderful goodies that will ease you into the warmer months! Along with gorgeous clothes and accessories, the lovely Lynda from Delilah will be in-store to give a master class in this... Read More


Mother’s Day Gift Guide

  If you are still on the hunt of what to gift the matriarch of your family for this years Mother’s Day, then you have come to the right place! Whether you are after a simple ‘thank you’ token or the Crème de la crème of gifts, we have something for you. From must – have socks to plush handbags, explore our hand picked selection of gifts suitable for that special someone this Mother’s Day. Caudalie Premier Cru Eye Set | £49  Every Mum deserves a pamper, and the Premier Cru... Read More


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


Buyer’s Sale Picks

If you haven’t had a browse at our fantastic Winter Sale then now is the time to do so, as all clothing and accessories are now discounted with 50% off!  Sale shopping is the perfect time to build your wardrobe, however it can be daunting and with so many items to look through it can be hard to know where to start!  But our Buyer’s are here to help, and have shared their key sale pieces which will work in all wardrobes.   Timeless classics with high price tags often... Read More


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