Accessories

Spring Fair fun

Well that was novel – not only did we escape Ludlow we were in the company of lots..lots and lots of other humans! Bit of a shock to the old system after 20 plus months of relative hibernation and a small social circle! Yesterday we visited the Spring Fair, held Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
News

FIVE…and fabulous!

AND Blink!!! This time five years ago Jodie & I were feeling a combination of huge excitement, anticipation and nervousness. We roped in besties to help paint & decorate, build changing rooms & counters and lend us furniture to fit out our new shop. We had stock which we loved Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Clothing

Around Eclectica in 10 Outfits

Like me you probably loved Eclectica as soon as you set foot inside this grade 2 listed building- what a find!!  The vibrant splash of colours, the beautifully displayed and gorgeously unique clothes, jewellery, lifestyle products and accessories, Vicki and Jodie’s consummate, helpful, yet never intrusive advice – it is Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Clothing

Brand Shout-Out: Haris Cotton

I’m sure you’re all eager to discover more about this amazing brand so here you go! Firstly, Haris Cotton is a Greek brand and takes a lot of inspiration its origins, such as; Greek nature, civilisation and mythology. It was founded by Alexandros Tsougkranis and his wife Charikleia in 1975. Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Lifestyle

World Earth Day

Today is World Earth Day, actually this whole week has been World Earth Week, and that feels right as we should be working on this every day. This movement started back in 1970, and an impressive 20 million people across the United States  took to the streets — that was around 10 Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Clothing

Brand Shout-Out: Mousqueton

Oh my! A newcomer this year to eclectica and perhaps a slightly unusual choice for us as Mousqueton clothes are, well, generally solid colour fabrics – not a swirly Mandala or pattern to be found! So, who are they & what do they do…French, if you hadn’t guessed, based & Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Local Makers

A big woohoo to the women.

It’s that time of year when we raise a glass to the fantastic women behind eclectica. #iwd2021 Firstly it’s YOU our awesome eclecticats, but we couldn’t entice you through the door without the brilliant brands we stock, many of whom have women at the helm, here are just a few Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Local Makers

Fair Trade & what it means in eclectica

Body Bangle, Boom Shankar, Konplott, Manicay, Mt. Romance, Orientique, Paper High, Soruka, UnEarthed, Woodsmithery… We believe in Fair Trade – ‘Trade between companies in developed countries and producers in developing countries in which fair prices are paid to the producers,'(Oxford Languages) ‘An arrangement whereby developing countries achieve sustainable and equitable Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Accessories

Ookii Shoes now in eclectica

Ookii Shoes is the brainchild of the lovely Lindsay Turner and we’re over the moon to be working in collaboration with Lindsay to stock her collection of thoughtfully sourced boots and shoes this winter. Ookii is Japanese for BIG and that’s exactly what this footwear is! BIG in style, quality and Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago