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Packaging & Sustainability At W&W

Ever since we opened Wild & Westbrooke in October 2018 I have been determined to minimise our use of plastic. We are very conscious that as a shop that sells luxury clothing that we want our customers to receive that experience to match of opening their purchases. It has been difficult at times to achieve this without using packaging that is not recyclable and is going to be stuck on the planet for a very long time! I wouldn’t say I am an ‘eco-warrier’ but there has been a lot... Read More

Meet Our Staff… Tanya

Name: Tanya PipesJob Title: Director – Customer Services What does a day at work look like for you?My first job to do when I get to work is check my emails and social media messages. I am responsible for assisting customers with their requests. I get varied requests every day from checking if we have items in stock to more specific questions about sizing etc. I can normally help with most things and enjoy helping customers. I am also responsible for the shop floor and making sure all the displays are neat... Read More

Meet Our Staff… Ollie

Name: Ollie StirkJob Title: Director – Ecommerce What does a day at work look like for you?My job is very varied and I very rarely spend the two days doing the same thing but my main responsibilities are the website and managing the stock. When I arrive at work my first job is to help package orders that have been placed to make sure they get shipped as quickly as possible, I organise the courier and make sure all the orders are ready to go. We have deliveries of stock most days... Read More

Meet Our Staff… Laura

Name: Laura PipesJob Title: Managing Director What does a day at work look like for you?The reason I love my job so much is that it is so varied and no two days are the same. My responsibilities at Wild & Westbrooke are mainly looking after the accounts and marketing, two very different roles. When I get to work my first job is to quickly check my emails to see if I have anything urgent to sort out. I then help with packaging orders that we have received over night... Read More

Find Out More About… Salthouse England

We have worked with Salthouse England since early 2020 and have loved working with this new brand. Formed in 2019, they have had an incredible start and are very quickly beocoming well loved and well known, go to brand. Their beautiful bags are designed in their British design studio and are handcrafted by their specialist overseas manufacturers. They are passionate about bucking the fast fashion trend and believe luxury should not be at the detriment of others. They have definitely managed to do this with their stunning range of classic... Read More

Find Out More About… Vantage Atelier

We absolutely love working with local brands and you can’t get much more local to us than Vantage Atelier. Based in York and established in 2019, this is a relatively new brand but what an amazing first year they have had! Their stunning Tweed Skirts are all handmade in their Yorkshire workshop using the finest Scottish and Yorkshire tweeds. Boasting zero air miles, clothing brands really do not get much more sustainable than this. We have worked closely with Vantage Atelier since their launch and have absolutely loved seeing how... Read More

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My Top 5 Picks From The Summer Sale…

Our Summer Sale kicked off last week and we it has certainly been very popular so far! There are still some great pieces left so I just thought I would give a quick run through of my favourite pieces that have made it into the sale and what I would be the top on my shopping list! 1. Anyone who owns a pair of MAC jeans will know how amazing they are! Its so difficult to find a good pair of jeans that fit and wear well – I find... Read More

A Guide To Clothes Shopping In The Sale

Sale shopping can be confusing and difficult to tell what is actually a true bargain and what is just a marketing ploy! I thought I would share a few tips from an industry insiders point of view of what I would look for when shopping for clothes in the sale. Firstly, this is quite an obvious one but shops that seem to have a sale year round is usually a sign that they are one to avoid or that what you are buying is not a true bargain! Clothing stores... Read More

Welcome To Our New Website

We are super excited to have launched our brand new website and online store! Thank you for visiting our new blog too. I have moved some of my favourite blog posts across from our old website that are still relevant but we are looking forward to uploading more content very soon. We decided to start selling online just after Christmas and started working on the website in January. We get a lot of feedback from our in store customers who are tourists to York that they would like to be... Read More

Outfit Inspiration For Bramham Horse Trials (03/06/19)

It’s our local horse trials this week, Bramham International Horse Trials is not far from York and I love visiting every year. I normally try to go on cross country day but this year my day off falls on the Sunday which is show jumping day so I am looking forward to watching this for a change. If you are also heading there this weekend hopefully I can help with a bit of outfit inspiration! If you have never been to a 3 day event before here are my 3... Read More