A snoop inside The Stellar Boutique HQ

If you’re anything like me, having a nose behind the scenes and a peek into other peoples lives is somewhat of a guilty pleasure! So I decided to ‘open the doors’ into the heart of The Stellar Boutique and give you, my loyal customers, a perusal round the epicenter of the online fashion shop.

To call it simply ‘an office’ would be a slight injustice. Not just a stockroom, this little space of mine (converted from an old cow barn in my garden) provides me with the perfect place of focus and inspiration. A trove of vintage treasures and fashion finds, this little den is my ultimate ‘girl-cave’!

Welcome to where it all happens……

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No day at the office would be complete without some four-legged friends for company!!

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Christmas gift ideas….


Stuck for exciting Christmas present ideas?? The Stellar Boutique is bursting full of novel and original gifts
that won’t be found anywhere on the high street. From cosy slipper socks, unique boho bags, jewellery
and authentic Moroccan homewares to sexy clutch bags perfect for glamming up your party frock!

The Stellar Boutique is like an online Aladdin’s cave of treasures……..

New Vintage Clothing and Accessories Collection

Here at The Stellar Boutique we’ve been busy hunting for more vintage goodies to bring you the very best selection of vintage clothing, vintage jewellery, vintage bags, vintage accessories and vintage homewares.

Our vintage boutique offers a unique and diverse collection of select vintage pieces from the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s.
We cherry pick our vintage clothes and vintage accessories with today’s trends in mind and keep our prices as low as possible to ensure the joy of buying vintage is accessible for all!

Our vintage clothing collection includes beautiful 40s & 50s vintage dresses, 60s hippie clothing, 70s vintage kaftans, funky 80s vintage leggings and so much more ensuring all your vintage clothing needs are catered for under one roof.

The vintage jewellery collection is home to a delightful range of pieces from the 1940s right through to the 80s, this charming and quirky selection of vintage jewellery will add a touch of fun or glamour to your favourite look. With 40s and 50s rhinestone brooches, 60s hippie rings, 70s pendants and 80s vintage gems at affordable prices, you don’t have to be Elizabeth Taylor or Kate Moss to adorn yourself in collectible jewels!

Our vintage accessories and vintage home range includes 40s driving gloves, 50s powder compacts, kitch 60s homewares, 70s aviator sunglasses and a wide range of vintage bags from all eras.

The Stellar Boutique has it all so you can add that special vintage touch to any outfit and even dress your home in vintage for the complete retro look.

You can view the full collection here.

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The Stellar Boutique encourages it’s customers to have fun with fashion and be creative with their own personal style. Each item is especially selected to give shoppers something original and authentic that won’t be found on the high street or in the average online store.

With new fashion from established and up-and-coming designers, a boho section for something one-off, vintage and Moroccan homewares as well as a superb vintage clothing section spanning the decades, you can shop for your wardrobe, home and lifestyle all under one roof!

Amelia’s magazine: Exciting new concept for online fashion boutique…Dec. 09

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All imagery throughout courtesy of The Stellar Boutique

Stella McCartney and Kate Moss know a thing or two about good style. Both are fans of Stella McClure, owner of newly opened internet shop, The Stellar Boutique. Previously running a vintage-customised stall at Portobello Market, McClure packed up shop in 2004 to travel the world in a campervan. Now settled in the Spanish countryside, she has decided to give it another go. This time though from the comfort of her own home via the power of the internet.

The Stellar Boutique is a great concept. McClure travels the hippy-luxe trail across Europe to Marrakech in order to bring you vintage treasures. Everybody loves a one-off, and that is certainly what The Stellar Boutique provides. Featuring vintage bags, designer garments, customised pieces and exquisitely exotic homeware, there’s something for everyone.

Unlike many other fashion businesses at the moment, McClure is keen to promote new designers and ethnic artisans. (Instead of ‘Marc Jacobs’ think ‘Marc who?’) McClure insists that real style is best grown from within, instead of stealing magazine looks or following trend advice. The Stellar Boutique offers the freedom to do this.

But does it deliver? Standout pieces are endless. Let’s start with the accessories. There are the Moroccan style leather handbags.Then there are the mountains of unique jewellery to choose from. Pieces by Bora Bora, Lei Rose and Norwegian Wood are to die for. I love the porcelain tea-cup necklace and the silver postcard trinket by Lei Rose, as well as the feathered and fringed pieces by Norwegian Wood, and wow, have you seen the skull charm bracelet by Bora Bora? Even more for the Christmas list!

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Next up, vintage. There’s second-hand, slightly grubby, vintage fashion, and then there’s nice ‘I’m so glad only I have this’ vintage fashion. The Stellar Boutique falls into the latter category. The vintage section of the site is easily the big winner. With clothing separated into 60s, 70s, 80s, handbags, scarves, boots and boho, it couldn’t be easier to navigate towards your era or item of choice.

Boho features peasant tops and kaftans Sienna would covet. The 70s section showcases (unusually beautiful) standout dresses at massively cut-down prices, and 80s can tailor to all your glam rock needs. There are sparkly 80s style heels and some killer red leather stilettos in the shoe department, as well as the standard biker or cowgirl boot. With menswear and more accessories coming soon, you’ve got to keep checking back for more goodies!

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As if it needed to be said; everything is quality assured, hand-picked and highly loved. Check out the site to update your wardrobe for 2010 with fresh, exotic pieces your friends can drool over. For Christmas, they are spreading the holiday joy with a 20% off discount sale on all vintage and womenswear, as well as homeware! So why not pick up something for your Christmas shindigs or New Year’s bashes now instead of waiting for the mania of the January sales?!

Written by Becky Cope

January super sale 2010, Fashion, Vintage clothing, Jewellery

The Stellar Boutique would like to wish you a very happy new year.

To welcome the new year in with a bang, The Stellar Boutique has a fabulous January sale with 30% off (almost) everything!

The Stellar Boutique sale

This stylishly eclectic online fashion shop is dripping full with delightful pieces for your wardrobe and home.
Choose from on-trend womens fashion, fashion accessories, jewellery, vintage clothing, vintage accessories, 80s handbags, 60s dresses, harem trousers, boho clothing, boho belts, Moroccan pouffs, peep toe shoes, oversized clutch bags……and so much more all at a fraction of the original price.

January doesn’t have to be cold and gloomy. Cheer yourself up and brighten your day with a shopping trip to online fashion shop, The Stellar Boutique, and peruse the cyber clothing rails from the warmth and comfort of your living room.

We would like to thank you for your custom and support in 2009 and hope that 2010 will bring you all the peace, love, and happiness you desire.

With Love,
The Stellar Boutique*

Christmas sale……..Nov 09

The Stellar Boutique is celebrating the end of a great year with a fabulous pre-Christmas ‘warm up’ sale.
With 20% off all women’s fashion clothing, jewellery, sunglasses and belts there’s never been a better time to grab a stellar bargain!
That’s not all. you’ll be delighted to know that ALL vintage clothing has 20% off also. So all the sassy lovers of vintage can get their fashion fix too! Whether it’s a mock croc clutch bag your after or some killer 8os heels for your Christmas party you’ll find it with a fab price tag at The Stellar Boutique.
You can even pick up a gorgeous silk throw or moroccan pouffe at a great price and put that exotic touch to a modern stylish interior.
All home decor is part of this fantastic christmas warm up treat.
Why wait till January to pick up something special when you can have that fabulous item to jazz up your wardrobe and home right now!
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New Jewellery collection……Nov 09

The Stellar Boutique Jewellery collections………

The Stellar Boutique online fashion store is always on the look out for unique and original pieces and thrives on bringing you the latest fashion trends combined with that little something extra and individual.

So with these 3 exciting new jewellery collections, from all corners of the globe, all you ‘stellar’ devotees and addicts of authenticity can have your fashion fix!

NORWEGIAN WOOD

Hot new jewellery brand Norwegian Wood  has arrived at The Stellar Boutique!
Canadian designer Angie Johnson has been making waves in the ‘indie’ design world for some time with her highly sought after, cutting edge designs.
She shot to fame with the creation of the ‘cage skirt’ and cleverly followed it up with an equally innovative fashion creation, the ‘harness’, earlier this year. Norwegian Woods’ designs have been in demand ever since.
The Stellar Boutique is delighted to showcase Norwegian Woods’ gorgeous new collection of fringed and feather necklaces, as well as some of the uniquely designed harnesses.

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CONTEMPORARY & TRIBAL SILVER JEWELLERY

This gorgeous new silver jewellery collection, created purely for The Stellar Boutique, brings you one off pieces of great beauty and traditional craftsmanship.
This range of hand crafted  silver jewellery is a colourful mix of chunky silver rings, bejewelled bangles and pendants, and tribal earrings. With stunning turquoises and other vivid semi precious stones, the collection stylishly brings together contemporary jewellery design with authentic Moroccan Berber style .
And with a price tag that defeats the credit crunch, they make the perfect little ‘self indulgence’ or a genius gift for someone special.

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LEI ROSE

Brighton based bespoke jewellery designer, Maria Allen, creates unique jewellery from a mixture of vintage, recycled and new finds.
Her delicate creations of playful little trinkets and whimsical lockets are enough to charm the bees from the trees!

These quirky and charming necklaces by Lei Rose make an ideal stocking filler for a friend or a romantic gift for the one you love.

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The Stellar Boutique is waiting for you! View the collection here www.thestellarboutique.com

The Stellar Boutique Launch ..7th July 2009

We would like to invite you into the wonderful world of The Stellar Boutique.

The Stellar Boutique was created out of a love for all things original and unique. This online boutique is bursting full of one-off gems exclusive to the Stellar Boutique.

Created by Stella McClure as an outlet to showcase designers and artists from around

Take a trip through this charming new online fashion, vintage clothing and home wares store and browse through an alluring collection of beautiful things.

the world, she understands the need for originality in our lives and wants to provide her customers with an enjoyable shopping experience where they are not dictated to or told ‘how to dress like a celebrity’ as they are at many other online fashion stores!

The Stellar Boutique offers shoppers the opportunity to follow their own individual sense of style and create a look for their home and wardrobe that is unique to them.

Stella used to sell her hand-picked vintage clothing finds to the glitterati and fash pack of Portobello, and counted Stella McCartney and Kate Moss as regulars who would seek her stall out to get the newest looks styled from one-off vintage pieces. Her discerning eye has now been put to further use with the launch of The Stellar Boutique, and no doubt her old regulars will be waiting with baited breath to be able to get their hands on her hand-picked styles once again, since the closing of her stall a few years ago.

Stella packed up London in 2004 and headed off around Europe and North Africa in her beloved campervan. She settled in Barcelona and briefly flirted with the idea of opening a shop to share her inimitable style with the beautiful people of Barça, but a move to a sprawling farm just outside the city got her thinking along cyber lines. Her friends had spread across the world just as she had – there were cool people looking for stylish things living all over the world and not all in city centres, just like Stella and her hippy-luxe country house. So why not sell her range to the widest number of fans via the internet? What’s more, the bougainvillea-covered house and garden complete with goats, chickens and olive groves would make a stunning backdrop for her fashion-pack friends to come and help her model the range! And so the Stellar Boutique was born.

The range includes ready-to-wear boutique clothing, bags, shoes, boho chic, sunglasses and accessories, as well as a hand-picked vintage clothing range that spans the decades.

Stella makes regular trips to one of her favourite places, Morocco, following the hippy trail to the fabulously exotic city of Marrakech where she works closely with the artisans there to bring you top quality, hand-crafted boho bags, boho belts and boho jewellery, as well as pouffes, rugs, cushions, textiles and other home wares perfect for modern stylish interiors.

View the range at www.thestellarboutique.com

Contact: info@thestellarboutique.com