Navy, Khaki & Orange women's clothing

Navy, Khaki and Orange (Newsletter – 14th October 2021)

I seem to be having an obsession with the colour palette of navy, orange and khaki at the moment so I thought I would share some outfits with you. I love adding a splash of orange to add colour and warmth and I love navy and khaki as base colours. If you want to see even more outfits along these lines take a look at my Instagram Story where I try on several different looks in the shop.

The yarns

Sourcing An Ethical and Fair Trade Knitwear Collection for Cleverly Wrapped

As I continue to seek new and exciting brands for CW, lockdown presented the perfect opportunity for me to put some quality time into researching a reliable and ethical supplier to produce Cleverly Wrapped’s own-label knitwear collection – something I’ve always wanted to do…

Navy Blanket Stitch Jumper by Absolut

Absolut Cashmere & Cashmere Mix Jumpers (Newsletter – 30th September 2021)

Time to jazz things up this week with some colourful, stylish and on-trend cashmere and cashmere-mix jumpers. They are all ideal for wearing now – with jeans or black trousers – and it’s a great time of year to keep a bit of colour near your face. All of this knitwear is from French cashmere brand Absolut which we have stocked for a long time. Not only is the quality superb but these are stand out pieces that will live on in your wardrobe for years to come.

Red Paisley Wool Scarf by Cleverly Wrapped

My Top 6 Cleverly Wrapped Scarves (Newsletter – 23rd September 2021)

Sometimes all we’re looking for is an easy and impactful addition to our wardrobes, a single item that will instantly lift a look to make it feel fresh and new. Below is an edit of six stunning scarves, that will do just that! Designed exclusively for CW and priced between £43 and £47 they won’t break the bank either.

7 Stylish Outfits for Autumn (Newsletter – 16th September 2021)

As we progress ever further into September, it’s time to put away our summer wardrobes and commit to the season ahead. With temperature fluctuations expected at this time of year, strategic layering is the way to go. Lighter weight cardigans and sweaters that can easily be added over a classic cotton tee. I’ve therefore put together 7 key looks perfect for a number of different scenarios.

Neutral Faux Fur Gilet by Chico Soleil

The Perfect Layering Pieces for Autumn (Newsletter – 9th September 2021)

You must have noticed the trend for all things sleeveless! It’s such a good look for transitional dressing as it enables you to layer, which is the key to the current season. I love wearing mine with bare arms or over a pretty shirt but they are equally as good over dresses. Take a look and see what you think.

Khaki Luna Jeans by Five Jeans

New Jeans & Casual Trousers for Autumn (Newsletter – 1st September 2021)

Welcome to September and transitional dressing. What better way to start than by thinking about updating your bottom half?! In this newsletter I choose my favourite styles and show you how they look both back and front.

Spruce Eye Mask by Dilli Grey

NEW Nightwear | Pretty Prints for Lounging and Sleeping (Newsletter – 26th August 2021)

There is a lot going on at CW this week! We have a two day photo shoot which means that next week the website will be updated with fabulous new imagery of our new collection. In the meantime I am excited to introduce you to our Nightwear Collection. Gorgeous hand block-printed, organic cotton pyjamas and robes that blend perfectly with our CW cashmere bed socks and our best selling v neck t-shirts. Ideal for lounging in or throw on an eye mask and have the best night’s sleep ever!

Elfie Ivory Blouse by Idano

Pretty Tops for Autumn 2021 (Newsletter – 19th August 2021)

There are so many exciting new things to show you, I’m not sure where to begin! I have chosen to start with our current collection of autumnal shirts as they are great for transitional dressing and we have had a very positive reaction to them so far. I will be trying on all of the new items personally and posting stories of how they look on Instagram, so if you don’t follow me already it’s a really helpful way to see how things look in true life.

Agapé Jewellery

New Parisian Jewellery Brand Agapé (Newsletter – 5th August 2021)

AGAPÉ JEWELLERY: I’m excited to introduce you to a new jewellery brand which has just landed in the shop and online. I was tipped off by a friend about this stylish, Parisian collection where everything is made from recycled gold, is fully sustainable and comes at a great price. I hope you agree the pieces are truly stunning, very wearable, great for gifting and ideal for layering with other pieces. Enjoy!

One Season Puerto Rico Dress

Beautiful Botanicals and Fabulous Florals (Newsletter – 1st July 2021)

This week’s newsletter has gone completely floral! Seeking inspiration from summer gardens and the upcoming Hampton Court Flower Show creates the perfect opportunity to show you a selection of gorgeous, floral-themed pieces that will have you looking as fresh as a daisy and best in show. Enjoy!

Thank You Gifts (Newsletter – 23rd June 2021)

It’s that time of year again where we need to have a think about gifting. There’s summer birthdays, hostess gifts, teacher’s presents and thank yous! This is my edit of this season’s gifts, all of which can arrive beautifully wrapped at no extra charge. Let us know if you would like a message included too.

Pink House Mustique Shirts: Father’s Day Gifts He’ll Love (Newsletter – 15th June 2021)

Our men’s shirts by Pink House Mustique are always popular choices for Father’s Day and summer birthdays and this year’s collection does not disappoint. The cut is a standard UK mens fit so not too fitted and not too enormous, fitting true to size. Every shirt has been pre-washed too, so there is no risk of shrinking. They make fantastic presents and can come packaged, at no extra cost, in our beautiful bespoke packaging.

High Summer Dresses (Newsletter – 10th June 2021)

As you can see I have been putting my time in the sunshine to good use by trying on some of our more summery dresses for you. I have chosen ones that work for hotter days where you want to expose your arms, look feminine and stay cool. I hope you love them as much as I do!

Denim Jeans: A History, What To Look For In The Perfect Pair & How To Style Them

Jeans are the ultimate wardrobe staple – the stoic backbone to any capsule wardrobe and the most versatile item of clothing one can own. No longer perceived as a ‘weekend only’ option, we’re now reaching for our jeans when getting dressed up, just as much as when we’re taking it easy and dressing down. A great pair of jeans will take you everywhere and anywhere – from office to lunch, to an evening out.

Hello June. Hello Sunshine. Hello Summer Dresses ??? (Newsletter – 6th June 2021)

There is no one more excited than me that dress weather is finally here! So much so that Lucy and I took to our garden catwalk over the weekend to show you a selection of dresses that are perfect for wearing right now. I hope you enjoy!

Meet The Affordable Wardrobe Basic (Newsletter – 27th May 2021)

I think I have found the perfect v-neck t-shirt! So perfect and at such a great price point (£19.95) that I thought it deserved its own newsletter! So many of you have bought it in one colour and then come back for more – it must be a good sign. Great for casual layering, exercising or just wearing with jeans, it really is the answer to the constant pursuit for the ideal tee!

New Dresses & Different Ways To Style Them (Newsletter – 20th May 2021)

There is so much excitement in the air about being able to meet up with people indoors and particularly in restaurants. And with that comes a whole new opportunity for outfits! As the weather is still so variable I have focused this week’s newsletter on four dresses that you can wear now and how to accessorise them so you can stay warm too!

Say HELLO To Our New Denim Jeans – The Best Jeans EVER! (Newsletter – 12th May 2021)

Exciting news! This week we have launched Cleverly Wrapped Jeans. Here is a message from a customer: “I visited your shop this morning for the first time. Oh my, it’s beautiful! I bought some jeans and when I got home my husband said my bum has never looked so good. They are so comfortable and I love the colour. Can’t wait to buy them in more colours.” – Kate

Wimbledon Tennis

What To Wear To Wimbledon: Is There a Spectator Dress Code and How To Gain The Advantage When It Comes To Courtside Chic

Every summer, to the south of London in leafy Wimbledon, the world’s oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament takes place. A world-renowned sporting extravaganza, steeped in history and dating back over 140 years, this event is so much more than the game of tennis. From the public ballot and legendary Wimbledon queue, to the tradition for strawberries, free flowing Pimms and celebrity spotting on centre court, Wimbledon’s tennis tournaments are a cultural experience not to be missed! But, what to wear?