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Bron-ja of Wigton

Bron-ja of Wigton have been providing customers with beautiful clothes and accessories for over 15 years. The business was taken over by Linda Smith in 2019 and was soon joined by her daughter Danielle and has since flourished, so much so that they have now relocated to a bigger premises. They specialise in occasion wear […]

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Redmayne 1860 – A Cut Above The Rest

Redmayne 1860 – A Cut Above The Rest.  Redmayne 1860, Cumbria’s oldest and most exclusive tailors offer more than just fine tailoring. Redmayne’s decades of experience sees them making for clients all around the world and not just the people of Cumbria. With a sister office in London’s exclusive Mayfair, you know this local family […]

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Ruby & Bean on the scene

Now that’s a slogan if we ever saw one. Ruby & Bean is a unique, forward thinking brand, a Cumbrian clothing and accessory company based under the watchful gaze of Dent Fell in West Cumbria. Whatever you are doing, looking good makes you feel good and with Ruby & Beans range of clothing and accessories, […]

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In a world where you can be anything – Be Kind

The beginning of 2020 feels like a different era but Alexandra Boardman, who runs Alexandra’s of Keswick points out it started with the sad death of Caroline Flack.  It led to the ‘Be Kind’ message which dominated social media.  She believes the message applies to far more than just how we treat each other online. […]

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Bridget’s Make Up Tips

Sometimes make up can seem over complex.  But with years of professional experience, I’ve picked up little tips along the way and it’s amazing how a few small changes make a big difference.  I posted examples and video tuition on my  Instagram story @bridgetfostermuah for you to watch.   Foundation Know your skin type Do you […]

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Reviving Fashion – How you can help your local fashion industry

How you can help your local fashion outlets.   Covid-19 affects us all and it’s hardly surprising the global fashion industry also came to a grinding halt. But Alexandra Boardman, who runs Alexandra’s of Keswick, believes change is inevitable, positives can come from global trauma and as the world starts to wake up, your local retailer […]

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London, New York, Shanghai… and Carlisle

Steed Bespoke Tailors have built a reputation as one of Savile Row’s finest since the company was formed in 1995.   Steed was founded in Carlisle by Master Cutter, Edwin Deboise, who has nearly fifty years in the industry and has fitted outfits for fashion icons such as Franco Moschino, Nicola Bulgari and Manolo Blahnik. In […]

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Dressing for your shape

Dressing for your shape By Alexandra Boardman We are all different shapes and sizes and often it is frustrating to see one body shape in the glossy magazines showing the new season trends. At Alexandra’s of Keswick, we believe you look your best in styles that suit your body shape and would like to share […]

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Spotlight on Sustainable Fabrics

Written by Alexandra Boardman For many people, the beginning of a new year is synonymous with a fresh start, normally in the form of New Year’s resolutions. It’s a time when people take stock and think about what’s important.  Many decide to make changes and some of the most popular resolutions include exercising, healthy eating […]

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Award-winning Enchanted is back

Photo by Gavin Jacob Power Cumbria’s largest Wedding and Prom event is now a double award-winner after Enchanted scooped the ‘Best Local Wedding Exhibition of the Year’ at the English Wedding Awards in Manchester for the second time in as many years. Enchanted claimed top honours in November after beating off stiff competition for the […]

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