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Rewear, Reuse, Recycle 24/10/2019
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Mistral launches Rewear, Reuse, Recycle Scheme across all 21 stores

Helping towards a more sustainable future for fashion. Each year almost 150 million tonnes of clothing and shoes are sold worldwide. The majority of this ends up in landfill or is incinerated instead of being reworn, reused or recycled, wasting valuable resources and causing harm to the environment. As part of Mistral’s commitment to look after our planet Mistral has launched a Rewear, Reuse and Recycle Scheme. We make our clothes to the highest standard so that they will be well loved and well-worn season after season, however sometimes we... Read More

Witney store opening 10/10/2019
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New Mistral store to open in Witney

Mistral is delighted to announce the opening of a brand-new store in Witney on the 17th October 2019, located at 16 High Street, Witney, Oxfordshire. The new store design reflects Mistral’s unique brand personality, with an eye-catching marine blue finish on the outside of the store and a contemporary, quirky interior to engage and entice customers in. Tracey Garreffa, Creative Director commented “We are really excited about introducing Oxfordshire’s consumers to our new store and sharing our gorgeous range of clothing. Every area of our modern store space has been... Read More

Autumn Reads 08/10/2019
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The Perfect Autumn Reads

There’s nothing better when the days are getting shorter (and cooler) to snuggle up on the sofa in your betty jeans and slouchy jumper with a hot chocolate, some snacks and a really good read and just become totally immersed. I’ve challenged myself to a technology free weekend next weekend and to immerse myself in a really good book, are you up for the challenge too?  Ignore the facebook bleeps and get stuck in. So I’ve chosen Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments, the follow up to the Handmaid’s Tale, I have... Read More

09/09/2019
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Mistral’s Linda to take on the Great Wall of China for charity

Linda (pictured above) works for our Mistral store in Shaftesbury – Linda had been looking for a challenge for herself when she saw Julia’s House advertising on Facebook for people to help them raise much needed funds for the ongoing care they provide in her local area of Dorset and Wiltshire. The trek in October will involve five long days on her feet to altitudes of over 800m, with seriously steep inclines and thousands of steps to conquer, it’s going to be tough but all of us at Mistral are... Read More

Makaton 02/09/2019
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Mistral helps towards Devizes becoming the third town in the UK to achieve Makaton friendly status

Our Mistral store staff in Devizes have joined forces with local mum Lucy Heasman and other local businesses to help Devizes officially become the 3rd town in the UK to achieve Makaton friendly status. Local mum Lucy first approached the local Council after hearing Romsey was the first town to achieve the status. She said: “It started off as something for my son to be able to communicate as he loves shopping, but it developed into a wider thing.” Makaton is a simpler form of sign language to help people... Read More