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The Stanwells Christmas Wishlist

It’s that time of year again! Whether you’re searching for the perfect gift for a loved one or looking to add to your own Christmas wishlist, we’ve got you covered with our top picks for this festive season. Add an extra special touch to your purchase with our complimentary gift wrapping service, just call or email us and we will be happy to help.  Gifts under £50 Rik Rak by Kit Kemp Give the gift of luxury skincare with our exclusive range of Rik Rak by Kit Kemp products, available... Read More


Brand of the Month: Vanessa Bruno

Model, turned designer Vanessa Bruno founded her eponymous Parisian label in 1996 at the age of 24. Drawing inspiration from her rich fashion background, the brand grew strongly and in 1998 Vanessa opened her first store in Paris and now has stores across France. Her collections draw inspiration from Bohemia, distant countries and their culture; Tribal art and folklore are fused with cool Parisian, urban style. Usually in a natural colour palette of earthy tones, there is often a shock of colour thrown in, think Mexicana or the Argentine pampas... Read More


Paris Buying Trip SS20

Well this Paris fashion week had an eventful start…Louise and I set off super early on the flight from Southampton arriving in Paris before you were all awake! Heading to my secret find of a hotel in Rue Cambon, we were delighted to be upgraded to one of their gorgeous suites. I travelled to say the least, ‘très casual’ and to my horror we couldn’t check into the hotel until 2pm. Heading off to the trade fair in what I would wear on a Saturday evening on the sofa, I... Read More


The AW19 Trends You Need to Know

It’s that time of year again, a new wave of trends is set to flood the fashion world in time for Autumn/Winter 2019 and we have rounded up a few of our favourites to get you excited for what’s to come! With a few new brands to introduce to the Stanwells family this season there’s more choice than ever, so don’t be afraid to try something new or mix and match… Camel & Caramel Tones New to Stanwells for AW19 – Vince Who doesn’t love a neutral colour palette in... Read More


Up Your Skincare Game with Cosmydor

Fresh from the streets of Paris, Cosmydor has been creating natural, luxurious skincare products since 1877. Crafted using 100% natural active ingredients with no chemicals whatsoever, it’s just as good for the environment as it is for your skin. This is reflected in their “no packaging” policy using only glass containers and the bare minimum of cardboard packaging – does this sacrifice the style you might ask? Definitely not! Cosmydor products also make great gifts for your loved ones so share the love with our selection of bath & body... Read More


The Ultimate Holiday Wardrobe Edit

Summer is calling and we know how difficult it is to find the perfect holiday wardrobe that’s as versatile as it is stylish, that’s why we’re here to help. We have curated a simple day-to-day style guide with all the fabulous designer clothes and accessories from our latest SS19 collections for you to browse and shop. Whether you like to spend your holiday at the beach, in the city or at the bar we have a whole range of looks that can be mixed and matched with your existing wardrobe... Read More


Statement Sunglasses from Taylor Morris

Everyone needs a good pair of sunglasses that are both on trend and most importantly comfortable, that’s where Taylor Morris’ range of luxurious sunnies come in to play. With styles inspired by classic sunglasses shapes in a stunning range of handmade acetate finishes, you’ll be sure to find something you love within our selection of Taylor Morris accessories. Here’s a run down of our favourite three styles and their quirky design features to help you decide which are your favourites: The Zero One of the brand’s original styles, the Zero is... Read More


Brand of the month, IRO Paris…

Established in 2005, IRO is a Paris based brand taking influence from the rock music sub-culture to create vintage inspired, chic collections for the modern, edgy woman. Founded by two music producer brothers,  Laurent and Arik Bitton IRO fuses rock and roll with Parisian style; Leather biker jackets, chiffon dresses and Chanel inspired tailored jackets are the signature pieces in this sought after brand which is only sold in the most exclusive boutiques worldwide. The summer collection of IRO is now in store at Stanwells showcasesing vintage prints in rose... Read More


Dip into the exotic world of designer Emma J Shipley this spring…

Emma J Shipley’s spring collection of scarves is named Wilderness and encompasses all the colour and mystique of the African bush. Emma regularly travels for inspiration for her collections and this spring her fabulous scarves prints are named Kruger, Protea and Lynx. Exotic animals and floral’s combine together in fabulous colour blends on her cashmere modal shawls or silk chiffon scarves. Available exclusively in only a few boutiques worldwide, Emma J Shipley’s beautiful scarves are sought after and collectable.


Say hello to our new brands for SS19 – Part 2

Following on from our previous blog post, allow us to introduce you to 5 more new brands that are coming to Stanwells for SS19. Whether you’re a classic jeans and jacket sort of lady or you like to experiment with new styles, we’ve got something for you in our carefully curated new season collections… Nanushka Born and raised in Budapest, but a product of the prestigious London College of Fashion, designer Sandra Sandor launched her Nanushka label in 2006. Nanushka clothing embodies a subtle feminine style that exudes confidence as... Read More