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01/05/2019
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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

08/04/2019

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

02/04/2019

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.

28/02/2019

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

19/02/2019

Say hello to our new brands for SS19 – Part 1

If you’re up to date with the latest Stanwells news, you’ll know that our Westbourne store has had a makeover and is looking better than ever. Now complete with a vibrant pink velvet sofa and a fresh lick of paint, we decided to fill it with new brands for SS19. Whether you’re a true fashionista or just in need of a wardrobe makeover, we’ve got a plethora of new brands and collections to choose from. Here’s a quick low-down of all the key designers you need to know this coming... Read More

24/01/2019
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Say It With a Slogan from Maison Labiche

Parisian label, Maison Labiche was founded in 2010 by designers Jenny Richard and  Jean-Baptiste Richard. Maison Labiche now has a cult following for its super-chic embroidered tees, shirts, sweaters and separates. With its whimsical French style and fun logos, Maison Labiche is worn by fashion lovers around the world and has become a wardrobe staple for many. Always a popular brand at Stanwells for the last few years, Maison Labiche is loved for its simplistic, Parisian fun style. New slogans on the classic tees for spring ’19 that are sure to be a hit are are ‘ The Boss’ and... Read More

10/12/2018
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Royal Seal of Approval for Smythe

The ever stylish wardrobe of Megan, Duchess of Sussex has grown to be a big influence on the fashions we are wearing today… One of her favourite brands, Smythe features regularly in her on and off duty wardrobe. The Canadian brand’s military inspired Pagoda coat from their fall ’18 collection was one of Megan’s choices for an official engagement earlier this year. Styled in taupe wool with stand-out etched buttons, peaked lapels and padded, extended shoulders creating a chic, sharp look. The Smythe Pagoda coat is semi fitted and can be worn with jeans... Read More

15/11/2018

Nasomatto: Scents that break the mould

Characterised by its bold, playful and luxurious nature Nasomatto perfume is for the risk taker, with fragrances that blur the lines between masculine and feminine. Created in 2007, the brand has since established itself amongst the world’s leading perfumes thanks to its quirky branding and sublime scents; not surprising since the nose behind it is Alessandro Gualtieri, an Italian perfumer who has created scents for Versace, Valentino, Helmut Lang, Fendi and more. With the festive season fast approaching and panic starting to set in, why not treat yourself or a... Read More

05/11/2018
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Madeleine Thompson’s Perfect Weekend Escape

We’re all dreaming of an Autumn escape now that the seasons have changed, whether it’s a beach break or a winter hideaway. Here at Stanwells we love hearing from our designers and the lovely Madeleine Thompson was kind enough to share her dream weekend away with us – get ready for some serious holiday inspiration!… My favourite long weekend away would be to go to Los Angeles in the autumn (right now!) The weather now is so amazing: sunny but cool in the evenings and is perfect for cashmere! I... Read More

19/10/2018
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Designer Spotlight: Hayley Menzies

Here at Stanwells we love finding exciting new brands that break away from the mould and that’s precisely why we love Hayley Menzies so much. Her collections are bursting with playful prints and bold colours, perfect for brightening up a dull winters day. To mark the arrival of the AW18 collection, we ventured up to Hayley’s beautiful Notting Hill bolthole to ask her a few questions about her life, work and inspirations. After meeting the whole team (including Hayley’s gorgeous cat, Mouse) we settled down on the cosy sofas adorned... Read More