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How to Wear: AW18 Trends

How to Wear: AW18 Trends Get ahead of the trends with the Stanwells guide to AW18 dressing; from bold prints to sumptuous textures and chunky footwear, we’re here to help you curate your coolest outfits yet. Why not try pairing casual trainers with a structured blazer for a modern take on daytime dressing or perhaps mix a bold print with tonal accents for a chic co-ordinated look. Here’s our round-up of the hottest trends for AW18 and how to wear them… Animal Print A timeless classic, animal prints feature heavily... Read More


Recipe of the week: Forest mushrooms, wilted chard leaves & poached hen’s egg on toasted sour dough

Relax and enjoy this easy brunch recipe from Harbour Hotels Chef Director Alex Aitken this bank holiday weekend Here at Stanwells we love our food as much as we love our fashion, so we’ve teamed up with Harbour Hotels Chef Director Alex Aitken to provide you with our favourite recipes of the moment. Get ready for the ultimate bank holiday brunch recipe that is sure to fill your kitchen with tempting aromas this weekend… Ingredients: 25g Butter 200g wild mushrooms 1 shallot finely diced 1 x clove garlic finely minced... Read More


SS18 Accessorising Tips

With temperatures soaring, this season’s fashion accessories are definitely hotting up. The perfect route to really making your SS18 outfits pop is to mix-match and keep things as fresh as that summer breeze with some all-encompassing, truly stylish and complementary accessories. Here at Stanwells, you’ll find just that. A stunning range of bags, scarves, sunglasses and jewellery that will refresh your wardrobe and have you turning heads from the beach to the bar. So declutter your drawers and get ready to soup up your suitcase with our SS18 accessorising tips!... Read More


Summer Sale Picks: Update Your Holiday Wardrobe

It’s that time of year again, the Stanwells Summer sale is in full swing and there’s a plethora of designer items waiting to be snapped up! To make it a little easier for you, we’ve curated a hand-picked selection of our favourite pieces that we’re sure you won’t want to miss out on… Pleated Pairing | Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini Breathe some life into your evening wardrobe with this chic co-ord set by Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini. The perfect alternative to a summer dress, this elegant duo was made for... Read More


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


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


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

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