Colours of Cowbridge is a mainstay of the small town’s main shopping district and is well worth the visit if you pop down for the day. We spoke to Julie at Colours to find out what 2018 has in store for her and her loyal customers.
With the Spring season finally coming over the horizon what new lines/stock do you have in store to celebrate the new year?
Where do I start? Because of how diverse we are here are Colours of Cowbridge we have amazing and elegant collections from Zeila, Cabotine, Dress Code & Gina Bacconi which all provide beautiful Mother of the Bride and Mother of the Groom out ts.We also have our fabulous Frank Lyman Design collection in, which is actually one of my favourite designers to sell. I always think they are investment pieces as they never date, I call it timeless fashion.
Last year we covered the fact that TV Star Gok Wan specifically chose Colours to showcase your brands at a fashion brunch. What did it feel like to get such recognition and how did it help pave the way to the new year?
I had a wonderful day and loved being given the opportunity to work with a fashion icon and I felt extremely proud to see our special occasion gowns being showcased and in Goks words “bringing a touch of glitz and glamour” to the catwalk.
You are one of Cowbridge’s must-visit shops, how do you think you have managed to stay that way for so many years?
We are delighted to be able to offer a vast range of different fashions from top end to casual and are equally able to dress ladies for events such as the Welsh BAFTA’s, the BRIT Awards and investitures at Buckingham Palace and then provide the same ladies with cocktail and special occasion wear as well as pieces for work or everyday casual wear all at really reasonable prices.
This coupled with the personal service that has led to so many of our customers to becoming regulars and indeed friends has enabled Colours to maintain its place on Cowbridge’s high street for 30 years.
Do you have any plans/events scheduled for 2018?
Just like last year, 2018 is going to be so busy and so exciting, we will shortly be launching our new website, we have wonderful new brands arriving all the time including Foil, Smashed Lemon, Marble, MDM, and Michaela Louisa.
On March 2nd we are supporting the charity Welsh Hearts by putting on a fashion show as part of their “Mad Hatters Ladies afternoon tea” Event in the Bear Hotel Cowbridge where Ceri Dupree will be the entertainment. We will as always be involved in the annual fashion show in Cowbridge along with the other local boutiques, as well as having a few of our own events in the shop to launch each season’s ranges.
Colours Of Cowbridge
66 Eastgate Cowbridge
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