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Sally's Edit: The Gifting Edit

Happy March to all our customers and followers - we hope you have been enjoying the arrival of Spring so far. This month we start our journey on the ‘roadmap’ out of lockdown and with the schools heading back on Monday; warmer weather creeping in and Summer on the horizon, I think you’ll agree with me, there is certainly positivity and optimism in the air! As we reflect on the past year, times have certainly been challenging and all of us certainly deserve a little pick-me-up more than ever. For this edit, I’m going to take you through all of my favourite gifting ideas that make perfect presents to spoil your friends and family, whatever your budget. Whether it’s for...

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Small Business Spotlight

As a growing small business based here in the North East, Eleven Boutique are passionate about supporting other local businesses, particularly in recent times. Businesses, both big and small, have all been dramatically impacted in the last year and supporting each other has never been more important. Choosing to support the smaller businesses in your local area, even with a few simple swaps each week, can have a huge influence on these businesses and the families behind them. Women supporting women, particularly in business, is something we’re also passionate about here at Eleven. In this week’s blog post, we’ve handpicked a selection of our favourite local businesses all ran by inspiring women from the North East. Explore more this weekend...

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Step Into Spring

I think we can all agree that the weather has been quite unpredictable recently. We’ve had a bit of everything – rain, snow and then glorious sunshine with temperatures reaching above 10°C (quite tropical, here in the North East!)  Spring is definitely on its way with bulbs popping up in our gardens, evenings becoming lighter and brighter and even the appearance of Easter eggs, hot cross buns and daffodils in the supermarkets. Your wardrobe needs a spring update for this transitional period, and we have everything you need here at Eleven for some stylish new additions to your wardrobe. When the weather can’t quite make up its mind just yet, look to layering pieces as well as pops of colour...

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Sally's Edit: Valentine’s Date Night (In)

This year’s Valentine’s Day is going to look slightly different, with restaurants closed and many ‘date-night’ plans cancelled, make this year’s Valentine’s Day extra special at home and show them you care. Set the scene for a fabulous time at home by choosing a new outfit to ‘wow’ your other half and cooking up a delicious, comforting and warming meal to enjoy in the comfort of your own home. In this week's blog post, we share 3 looks to help you dress to impress this Valentine’s Day as well as 3 recipes to cook up a treat this weekend.

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(Self) Love is in the Air

Happy February to all our followers, customers and supporters! How was your January, as long as ours? The first month of a new year can often be filled with hopes, aspirations, goals and resolutions but this year didn’t quite get off to the start we all hoped for, did it? Despite February being the shortest month of the year, we’re looking forward to brighter evenings, bulbs appearing, sunshine creeping through and of course Valentine’s Day. As a time to celebrate and indulge the one we love in our lives, Valentine’s Day can often take the spotlight off loving and caring for ourselves. As self-indulgent and cliché as it is, we all need some me-time, probably more than ever before. With...

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