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Leaf Creative Fashion Show Wednesday 22nd September 2021

Leaf Creative Fashion Show Wednesday 22nd September 2021

In the stunning surroundings of plant and design centre Leaf Creative         Raft Clothing Company will be presenting its first Fashion Show in a good while. The decision to collaborate with founders Angela Delaney and award-winning garden designer Peter Dowle - has been in discussion for well over a year now.               We believe the design inspired, relaxed setting of Leaf Creative will provide an incredible backdrop for a Raft Clothing Company Fashion Show. In addition, to have the opportunity to sample some creations by the brilliant Chef at The Fernery whilst enjoying the show,...

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WHAT SHALL I WEAR NOW?

WHAT SHALL I WEAR NOW?

What shall I wear now? If you need a little help and advice to choose from our lovely items in one of our stores or on our website, look no further because the lovely Michelle Blake O'Brien is back and has just given us 2 full days of style pod appointments to offer up to you, our customers. Book a one hour session with amazing consultant Michelle Blake O’Brien to focus completely on you. She will help you with your style, and give you simple ideas to mix what you have in your wardrobe, with just a few current pieces to...

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EASTER YELLOW

EASTER YELLOW

 The start of new beginnings - (and boy do we all need a bit of that!) with the sun giving us the odd cheery day and jolly yellow primroses raising their little smiley heads upwards.                                          The wild natural ones are by far the softest and seem to generate a simple joyous air whether peeping up through your lawn or along verges. They are an absolute delight when you fall across great swathes of them through woodland on country walks. According to...

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MOTHERING SUNDAY PRIZE DRAW

MOTHERING SUNDAY PRIZE DRAW

MOTHERING SUNDAY PRIZE DRAW Mothering Sunday is a day honouring mothers and has been celebrated in the British Isles and elsewhere in the English-speaking world on the fourth Sunday in Lent since the Middle Ages. Everyone celebrates it in their own way, from kids preparing mum a much deserved breakfast in bed to older children treating mum to a quintessentially British afternoon tea, gifts of jewellery, flowers, chocolates or clothes. We now see it as a universally loved day of affection and celebration.  This year, whether you are a Mum, have a Mum or have someone you love like a daughter...

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HAPPY VALENTINES DAY

HAPPY VALENTINES DAY

Valentine's Day is celebrated annually on February 14. It  originated as a Western Christian feast day honouring an early Christian martyr named Saint Valentine and is recognised as a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and love in many regions of the world. This year, whether you are in love, loved, coupled up or single, surely giving or receiving love in any form has to be a good thing? Let's face it - after the past year we could all do with a bit of extra love.     I remember, years ago, when I was cutting my teeth as...

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