Stanwells | Blog

06/06/2018
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SS18 Prints & Patterns: Upgrade Your Wardrobe

The style of prints and patterns is ever-evolving in the fashion world; from season to season, we see shifts in what you (supposedly) should and shouldn’t be seen wearing. SS17 included the likes of chunky geometric patterns, the flower-filled cottage garden look and, of course, the love-hate tropical leafing phase among other trends. As ever, the staff here at Stanwells have our fingers on the pulse when it comes to predicting designer collections and what to include in your wardrobe, so we’ve compiled a super simple list of stunning SS18... Read More

Stanwells Packing Tips 24/05/2018

Holiday Packing Checklist: Stanwells Top 5 Tips

At Stanwells, we love a holiday. Picking your destination… Choosing the perfect hotel… The buzz of the buildup to departure… And of course – the all important holiday shopping! One thing we don’t look forward to however, is packing. The endless checklists, the worrying about what you might have forgot, the squeezing of everything into a suitcase that you’re sure has shrunk since you bought it. Ultimately, it’s something that most people dread and leave until the very last minute.  That’s why we’ve compiled some packing tips on how to... Read More

16/04/2018
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Denim Edit: Find The Perfect Fit For You

Finding the perfect pair of women’s jeans to fit your shape can be a real struggle. But when you DO find it, the right denim is wonderfully flattering, forgiving and comfortable, and the perfect fit is out there waiting for you. Here we’ll help you find that perfect fit by matching your body type to the various jean styles and cuts available. Find the shape that most closely resembles your body below and see which styles are best suited to you: Your Perfect Jean: High Rise Slim/Cigarette You share a... Read More

03/04/2018
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Where To Go On Holiday 2018: The Stanwells Dream Destination Guide

The Stanwells team gets around. We love to travel and find exciting new designer brands to introduce our customers to, so we’ve seen a lot of amazing places. But when it comes to relaxing in the sunshine we’ve each got our own dream destinations in mind for summer. If you need some ideas on where to go on holiday in 2018, take a look at our suggested dream destinations from the team here at Stanwells. Plus, we’ve also provided bonus tips on the must-take boutique fashion pieces to suit your... Read More

IRO SS18 23/03/2018
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Brand of the Month – IRO Paris

Love Paris? How about New York? Now what if we told you you could find the spirit of both incredible cities in one place? You can, and that place is called IRO. The new season collection of IRO clothing has landed at Stanwells, and we’ve fallen head over heels. So much so that we simply had to name this lovely label as our next Brand of the Month. Get to Know IRO IRO Paris is a French label created by brothers and former music producers, Laurent and Arik Bitton. By... Read More

Boutique Moschino SS18 06/03/2018
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SS18 Trends: The Looks to Look For

Spring is so close we could almost reach out and touch it, but is your wardrobe ready? This year’s SS18 catwalks were packed with so many stunning trends that it’s almost impossible to sum them all up, so we won’t try. Instead we have picked out some of our favourite SS18 trends to share with you, so you can get your wardrobe ready for the season ahead. Here are the top looks to look for in SS18:  While those soft ice cream sundae pastels may not be a groundbreaking trend... Read More

23/02/2018
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Hot New Brands for SS18

We’re shaking things up a bit here at Stanwells this SS18 and introducing some hot new brands that we’re sure you will adore. After searching high and low for unique designers from across the world, we’ve come up with eight fabulous new collections for you to lust after all summer long.  Smythe Abundant with exciting colour, chic silhouettes and exquisite tailoring it’s no wonder Smythe’s SS18 collection has been given the royal seal of approval by Kate and Meghan. Created in Canada by Andrea Lenczer and Christie Smythe in 2004,... Read More

Belstaff blog image 13/02/2018
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Brand of the Month: Belstaff

Welcome to biker-style paradise. The Belstaff SS18 collection has landed at Stanwells and it’s brought with it a fabulous slice of this historic brand’s rich and adventurous sporting heritage. Those of you who are familiar with Belstaff will know just how amazing it feels to wear one of their leather jackets. For those of you who aren’t, allow us to explain: Leather jackets from Belstaff have become synonymous with the world famous Isle of Man TT motorcycle racing event. The rugged, gruelling race was tough on the racers’ clothing, so... Read More

09/02/2018
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When Stanwells Met Laura Orchant: The Interview

Exciting news everyone, we’ve been chatting to Laura Orchant, one of the most talented luxury scarf designers we’ve ever had the the pleasure of meeting. Those of you who’ve been by our blog recently may have already seen that the new Laura Orchant SS18 scarves collection appeared in our January Brand of the Month spot – and well-deserved it was, too. But, ever since these beautiful scarves arrived at the store, we’ve been dying to ask Laura some one-on-one questions about her work – so we did. So without further ado,... Read More

Laura Orchant Butterfly Kiss Pink SS18 25/01/2018
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Brand of the Month – Laura Orchant

Print-lovers, this one’s for you. Laura Orchant has landed at Stanwells with the most beautiful prints you will ever see, and we’re so excited to show you the new season collection. Laura Orchant is the queen of print design, famous for her collections of stunning luxury designer scarves that she designs by hand. Made using only the finest silks and super soft modal blends, Laura Orchant women’s printed scarves are unrivalled in their beauty and quality, and her new SS18 collection is steeped in both. Believe it or not, Laura’s... Read More