Amanda’s musings

Easter Egg Hangover..? We could have the cure…

Feeling chilly and like you may have eaten too much chocolate over Easter (you are definitely not alone…)  then a little Hug of Wakeley Cashmere should elevate your spirits (especially with the benefit…

Wishing you a golden Easter…

There is nothing like a few rays of sunshine to lift the spirits… so, for me, there is no better time to introduce a spot of chartreuse into our lives… not that…

THE WAXBERG

The Waxberg is our multifunctional hero of the moment… wear it crossbody (this is how I love to wear mine), on the shoulder, remove the strap and you have a little clutch…

Our Insider’s Guide to Top Picks (New & Archive)

As our Head of Private Clients and the woman who inspires our tribe of Wakeley Women she knows the collections inside out… I thought it would be fun and insightful for you…

In the Pink

Spring is officially here (although it doesn’t quite feel like it yet…) so knowing that we still need that little hug of cashmere and in the spirit of optimism  I thought I would…

A POP OF COLOUR

A “pop of colour” is a phrase I often use…Creating the colour palette each season is one of my favourite parts of the design process – it’s when the drawings really start…

Introducing The Deneuve

New for this Spring, we have introduced a beautiful capsule of handbags which, for me, celebrate both craftsmanship and FOREVER style… working closely with our skilled factory, we have interpreted the monogram…

BOHO LUXE

My thoughts are turning to Spring and ultimately Summer… bring it on… who isn’t done with this winter thing?? When designing for this time of year I am always drawn to styles…

Wearing Wakeley with your denim…

I have always loved the versatility of denim… it is timeless, ageless and fantastically robust… and for most of us it is at the core of our wardrobes. In each collection there…

FOREVER pieces

For as long as I can remember (thanks Mum 😊) I was bought up to believe in Quality over Quantity… to invest in pieces that are beautifully designed and crafted and that have…

The Python Print

Each season there are always certain pieces that I can’t wait to wear for the first time and when those pieces fall into the FOREVER category… even better! I am eternally inspired by…

It’s a Wrap

‘The cardigan’ has made a resurgence in the world of knitwear staples. This multifunctional layering piece is supremely versatile… the perfect accompaniment to slip dresses, jeans, midi skirts and tailoring (the list…

The Peplum Sleeve Shirt

A silk shirt is a Wakeley wardrobe staple… it has been one of my style essentials since I founded the business over 30 years ago. There is nothing more versatile or timeless…

SPORTS LUXE Stripes

Dynamic, sporty and iconically Wakeley… our capsule of effortlessly cool sports luxe pieces are the perfect style solution for the life we are living now. With high contrast stripes and graphic colour…

Blue Sky Thinking…

Inject a touch of cosy optimism into your wardrobe with our sumptuous sky blue cashmere. The ultimate accompaniment to your favourite denims, this transitional tone will have you feeling bright, breezy and…

Valentine’s gift edit

In the spirit of romance, here is my Valentine’s Day gift edit… from a giant hug of cashmere to indulgent jewellery and sumptuous leather goods.  Why not send the link to your…

Check It Out

Nothing says wardrobe refresh like impeccably cut tailoring. This season our mineral check capsule takes on a relaxed approach… multifunctional pieces that are perfect for the life we are living now… an…

Lace FOREVER

Iconic lace pieces have always been a fundamental part of the Wakeley wardrobe… feminine, indulgent and sensual…  Gorgeous lace separates remind me of the insouciance of French women… totally effortless in their…

Ink is the new black…

Rich tones of inky midnight blue have long been my favourite black alternative (it’s just a little softer sometimes)… Sophisticated and effortless… this is a colour that flatters any skin tone… These…

3 Things…

Tomorrow is Epiphany or The Day of Kings… so make the holiday’s last a little longer with these three indulgences. Whether it’s a gift to self or a treat for another… sprinkle…

It’s that Cashmerey type of weather…

The Oversized Cashmere Rollneck Inspired by a 70s man’s ski sweater (which would have been worn skin tight, probably in a scratchy wool ☹ ) …but we re-invented the concept… played with…

Transformative Chain Jewellery… Amanda’s Musings

I have always loved TRANSFORMATIVE pieces ….pieces that can TRANSFORM a look and your mood in the process (essential in my view) … pieces that can take a look from the ordinary…

New In: CHINA BLUE

From contemporary kimono dressing to cosy cashmere…our statement prints and sporty knits are the ultimate way to covet this season’s indulgent China blue. With Love Ax

Amanda’s Transitional Musings… The Camel Capsule…

It’s hard to believe that this time last year we were finalising the designs for our new Autumn\Winter 20 collection… what a different world we were inhabiting to the one we thought…

Amanda’s styling tips… The Statement Print…

Stand out printed separates offer the perfect wardrobe additions… These textured stripe silk twill pieces will take you effortlessly from day to evening… summer to winter. This Textured Stripe Printed Trench Dress…

Amanda Wakeley Autumn 2020 skirt

Flights of fantasy…

While walking in the garden feeling the glorious sun on my skin my flight of fantasy is to the Mediterranean … I am dreaming of the azure sea… the sound of the…

Racing Silks

Today would traditionally be the start of Royal Ascot – for the first time in the event’s 250+ year history, Royal Ascot will take place behind closed doors… I am so pleased…

Looking to update last season’s dress?

As seen in Vogue…”GO FOR GOLD… Chunky metal jewellery has become as synonymous with everyday dressing as the trench coat, meaning that a new gold chain choker equals a guilt-free buy that…

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